News & Blogs

To help you discover more about our beautiful corner of Sussex, bookmark The Great Sussex Way's news and blogs page. You'll find a selection of behind the scenes stories and interviews, special offers and our guides to the best places for walking and cycling, places to entertain the family or teenagers, and even great places to sample sensational Sussex wine.

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Food Lover's Guide to West Sussex

In West Sussex, we’re not short of amazing producers and places to eat and drink. From breakfast to dinner and everything in between, there is something to suit every palate and occasion. This is just a glimpse of some of the incredible places we have on our doorstep in West Sussex. We're fortunate…

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Selsey's D-Day heritage

Selsey's secrets under the sea Outside of West Sussex, it isn't widely known that Selsey played a role in the D-Day landings, in the construction of Mulberry Harbours. These huge concrete structures which rose and fell with the tide to enable loading and unloading of materials and supplies to assist…

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Raise a glass to Sussex wine

Toast award-winning Sussex wine With its dry and sunny climate and chalky soil, West Sussex closely mirrors the temperature and terrain of France’s famous champagne region. Boasting over 140 vineyards, Sussex has a growing reputation for producing distinctive sparkling wines. In anticipation of…

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Father's Day in West Sussex

A very Sussex Father's Day With Father's Day falling on Sussex Day, what better opportunity is there to treat the father figure in your life to some of Sussex's finest food and drink or an unforgettable experience? Wine lovers will enjoy sampling West Sussex sparkling wine, car enthusiasts will…

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Live West Sussex summer entertainment

Feel Alive This Summer: The Must-See Live Entertainment in West Sussex Whether you want to feed off the buzz of live music, watch live theatre, attend a talk or simply be entertained and inspired this summer, you’ll find a huge range of entertainment on offer in Chichester and surrounding areas this…

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Flower Power summer in West Sussex

Chichester's flower power summer Plants and flowers are a strong theme in Chichester's summer as Chichester Cathedral gears up to celebrate its biennial Festival of Flowers while at Weald & Downland Living Museum showcases the historic role of plants and flowers in rural communities with a Flower…

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The Petworth Festival 2024

The Petworth Festival - discover world class entertainment in the South Downs A huge variety of live entertainment is once again appearing in Petworth at this summer's festival from 10th to 27th July 2024. Featuring a mix of well known names and upcoming new talent, these are performances you won't…

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Best Sussex Gardens

Our sunny corner of Sussex boasts some outstanding gardens, from formal gardens fit for a queen to wild and wonderful spaces where wildlife thrives. We have begun our tour in the grand grounds of Arundel Castle, finishing in historic Chichester with a true hidden gem. Garden lovers will be spoilt…

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Festival of Chichester 2024

Festival of Chichester 2024 : a celebration of all things arts. From Saturday 15th June to Sunday 21st July immerse yourself in a varied programme of live entertainment featuring classical music, theatre, art exhibitions, poetry, conversation, walking tours and much more, kicking off with a launch…

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