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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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Top Ten things to do at Goodwoof

Get the best out of Goodwoof Discover the not-to-be-missed attractions at Goodwood's grand celebration of all things dog! Barkitecture Admire incredible kennels designed by some of the world's most respected architects. This year's brief is to create a comfortable resting place for office dogs…

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Free things to do in West Sussex

Free things to do with the family A family day out in Sussex doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, it doesn’t have to cost a penny. With wide expanses of glorious countryside and miles of coastline to explore there's plenty to entertain. Whether you’re exploring the historic City of Chichester…

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Best Places for Afternoon Tea

Indulge in the ultimate English ritual of Afternoon Tea with our pick of some of Sussex's favourites. From afternoon tea at the famous Goodwood House or Chichester Festival Theatre to restaurants in Chichester and dog-friendly cafes in Midhurst, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Plus, don't miss regular…

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Best Pub Gardens

When the sun is shining across Sussex (and it does so a lot here - did you know our historic seaside town of Selsey has more sunlight hours than anywhere in the UK?) there’s no better place to be than in the great outdoors. While Sussex is home to some of the best outdoor pursuits in the country -…

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Best Places for a Glass of Wine

There’s plenty of places to enjoy a glass or two of wine across our sunny patch of Sussex, where you’ll find the warmest of welcomes and even the chance to sample one of West Sussex’s award-winning wines. It goes without saying that to enjoy some of the wines which have helped to put Sussex on the…

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Unusual Places to Stay in West Sussex

Nothing beats a night away. Unless it’s a night away in the extraordinary. When it comes to quirky accommodation, you can find some of the country’s most unique overnight stays right here in Sussex. From vintage railway carriages in Petworth, treehouses in Midhurst and yurts in Chichester, to beach…

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Goodwood gears up for exciting events

On your marks - unmissable events at Goodwood this year Most of us are familiar with the iconic Festival of Speed, The Revival and the horse-racing highlight that is the Qatar Goodwood Festival, but did you know that there's a huge variety of smaller events taking place throughout the year, some of…

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Looking for love in West Sussex?

Looking for Love this Valentines Day? We're here to help with creative ways you might meet a partner or perhaps you're planning to ditch Valentine's for Galentine's and plan fabulous dates with friends. Read on! Single and looking to mingle? Valentines Day is just around the corner, so finding love…

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Great Sussex Art

It’s no surprise, to those of us who live here, that there is a vibrant art scene in Sussex, but it’s only when you see the wide range of art venues laid out in Helen Cann’s Sussex art map, inspired by Eric Ravilious and the Bloomsbury Group, that you realise how rich the offer really is. The map…

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