Midhurst’s location at the centre of the South Downs National Park offers endless opportunities for children to burn off energy on foot or by bike. Discover interactive sculpture trails, imposing ruins and get closer to nature. A short drive away, meet a friendly deer herd before diving into an adventure playground at Sky Park Farm or bring history to life peeking into restored rural buildings at the Weald & Downland Living Museum, and don’t forget to check out what could be the world’s smallest museum in the centre of Midhurst.

An image of a sculpture - part of the heathlands sculpture trail in South Downs National Park

The new Heathland Sculpture Trail in South Downs National Park is the perfect opportunity to get into the great outdoors and appreciate the changing of the seasons. Seven intricate sculptures are located across different heathland sites within the park, with…

Midhurst Museum

The Midhurst Museum, possibly the smallest museum in the world, opened its doors in Knockhundred Market, Midhurst in December 2011 at the Christmas Street Party. At 8’ 6’’ by 8’ 6’’ space is limited so we change the theme of…

Sky Park Farm in West Harting is a unique destination, visitors can experience life on a working deer farm, meet and feed the Red, White and Sika deer, explore the farm trail in the spectacular grounds and find the perfect…

A view of countryside taken at Cocking Hill in West Sussex

Enjoy a beautiful circular walk in the landscapes around Lavington Common and Duncton Mill that inspired Ivon Hitchens. Modern British landscape painter Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) lived and worked at Lavington Common from 1940 until his death in 1979. Painting in…

An image of people and a dog walking toward the Cowdray Ruins in Midhurst West Sussex, part of the Cowdray Estate

The ruins at Cowdray Estate, often referred to as Cowdray Castle, are the remains of one of the country’s most important Tudor houses

A view of the pond at Weald & Downland Living Museum

Come and explore a fascinating collection of rescued rural buildings set in a beautiful 40-acre site within the South Downs National Park. Discover the stories of the people who lived and worked in them over a 1,000-year period ­ from…