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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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Best Seaside Holidays in Sussex

Sussex offers some of the best seaside holidays in the UK. We have world-class water sports, white sandy beaches, long sunny days and beachside accommodation to suit every budget. Sounds like the perfect recipe for a seaside holiday? Well, to get you started, here's our pick of the best: holiday…

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Historic Chichester

Follow in the footsteps of Chichester's history as you explore 2000 years of heritage. See the remains of the Roman bath house and walk the almost-intact Roman city walls, marvel at the majestic Cathedral and admire the Georgian streets, then be dazzled by the mosaics at Fishbourne Roman Palace…

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Fantastic family adventures for half term

Fabulous family fun awaits this half term From wonderful wildlife and Roman adventures to starry skies and dazzling light shows, plan a week that's out of this world in and around Chichester in West Sussex. Take a quick tour of some of the city's highlights then read on to start planning your…

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Sensational West Sussex Dark Skies

Out-of-this-World Stargazing Spots in Chichester and West Sussex There are only 19 International Dark Sky Reserves in the world and the South Downs National Park is one of them. With miles of pristine rolling hills, a collection of Dark Sky Discovery Sites, its own planetarium and an annual Dark…

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14 Great Ways to celebrate Valentine's Day

Fall in love with West Sussex this February Follow our lovers’ guide to Chichester most romantic places, starting with... Great places for a romantic escape The Spread Eagle Hotel & Spa Relax and unwind together in the historic Spread Eagle Hotel & Spa in Midhurst, at the heart of the South…

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Winter holiday offers at Cowdray Estate

Make a break for West Sussex this winter Based at the very heart of the South Downs National Park, Benbow Pond Holiday Cottages on the Cowdray Estate, Midhurst are an idyllic location for a winter retreat amid vast areas of countryside, within easy reach of stunning coastline and the AONB…

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The Best West Sussex campsites

Whether it’s the sound of birdsong or rolling waves you’re hoping to wake up to on your camping trip this summer, the perfect pitch is waiting for you in West Sussex. From the rolling hills of the South Downs National Park to the sparkling seas of the beaches of West and East Wittering, one thing’s…

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