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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The Sussex Tree Trail

The South Downs National Park has more woodland than any other National Park in England and Wales. In fact, 23% of the park is covered by trees, half of which have been here for over 400 years. Explore the very best of our neck of the woods(!) on our self-guided tree trail, starting in our historic…

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King Charles III Coast Path in West Sussex

Walk the West Sussex Coast on a new coast path The new section of the King Charles III coast path from West Wittering to Shoreham by Sea has opened, allowing walkers of all kinds to enjoy the stunning sweeping view along 44 miles of the West Sussex coast. This West Sussex section forms part of the…

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The Independent on 'an eco friendly wine tour'

"A green e-bike tour of Sussex's vineyards" Chichester vineyard Ashling Park and Goodwood's Farmer, Butcher, Chef feature in Aleesha Hansel's article for the Independent looking at how The Great Sussex Way Wine Route is "environmentally friendly, taking in sustainable wines and locally-sourced…

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Goodwood Gin

Savour a souvenir of days at the races, the thrilling Festival of Speed, the Revival or a memorable stay at The Goodwood Hotel with Goodwood Estate's new small-batch, award-winning gin.​ ​Created using wild-grown juniper and gorse flower hand-picked from Levin Down, an ancient hill on the Goodwood…

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Winter Wildlife at RSPB Reserves West Sussex

Top 5 winter wildlife Wetlands are a haven for birds in winter. Rich, alluvial mud is packed full of protein, including crustaceans and molluscs, and saltmarsh plants thrive in the shallow waters attracting an array of wildfowl and waders. As well as food, inlets and estuaries provide shelter during…

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Peace Doves at Chichester Cathedral

Witness Peace Doves at Chichester Cathedral, West Sussex Peter Walker's immersive installation, Peace Doves, is now open for you to witness the mesmerising sight of thousands of hand made paper doves carrying messages of peace, love and hope. Whether you visit in daylight or opt to experience this…

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How to hire a bike near Chichester

Bike Hire near Chichester Cycling is a great way to leave the car behind and explore in an eco-friendly way. With services offered by App Bike and Southern E Bikes, hiring a bicycle and exploring the beautiful countryside and scenery that the Chichester District has to offer, couldn’t be any easier…

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