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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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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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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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Great Sussex Pubs with scenic walks

The perfect preamble to an afternoon in a great pub is a great walk. And being surrounded in the beauty of the South Downs National Park, there’s no better location for this great combination than our corner of Sussex. Whether you’re looking for welcoming pubs and scenic walks in the South Downs or…

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Best Pubs in Sussex for Sunday Roasts

Looking for the ultimate Sunday lunch? Well, look no further. We’ve done all the hard work for you and found some of the best places to enjoy a Sunday roast. A run for your money: The Earl of March This eighteen century coaching inn overlooks the picturesque backdrop of the South Downs with a view…

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Restaurants in Chichester

We’ve scoured the streets so you don’t have to. Here is our pick of the best restaurants in Chichester: one for every month of the year and for every occasion. There’s no better place to celebrate in style than The Ivy Chichester. Famous for its fine British food and classy afternoon teas, The Ivy…

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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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Best Foodie Destinations in West Sussex

Taste of Sussex: The Best of West Sussex Food & Drink Cowdray's Estate Forager, George Linklater. Image: Matt Austin Picture Sussex and you might think of Chichester, the South Downs National Park or even our historic towns of Midhurst, Petworth and Selsey. Certainly, the expansive rolling hills…

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Time to Explore Midhurst

Time is the key that unlocks all the treasures and pleasures of Midhurst. Time to explore, time to look up, time to absorb the beautiful details. Midhurst and time are old friends. Take a wander down West Street and amongst the wealth of independent shops, see if you can spot the Knights of the…

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