Family Friendly
Great fun for all the family

Family Fun The Great Sussex Way®

With so many different ways to experience The Great Sussex Way, here’s our suggestion for a fun-filled adventure to suit the whole family.
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Family Friendly
Inspiration for little minds

A Great Family Theatre Weekend

Inspire little minds with modern British art, get close to the wildlife with a row on the canal, and experience the thrills of the theatre in this two-day escape for the whole family. This itinerary was written by Jess Blake-Lobb of Chichester Festival Theatre
A dog on the South Downs Way
Dog Friendly
Explore our sunny slice of Sussex with your dog

The Great Sussex Way Dog-Lovers’ Itinerary

What better way to explore the beautiful landscapes of West Sussex – from the Downs to the dunes – than with your best friend by your side? There’s no need to leave your canine companion in kennels when you take a break here. Our two-day itinerary not only highlights great places to eat, sleep and...
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Sport & Outdoors
How to spend a mindful 48 hours in West Sussex

A Matter of Mindfulness

Slow down and take some time to switch on your senses to the natural world around you with this selection of mindful activities, from forest bathing to slow food and a night going off-grid under canvas. To make the most of this relaxed-pace itinerary, spread your visit over a few days, ideally a weekend and...
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Arts & Culture
Discover a gem of a festival with a sparkling line up of big names and inspiring talent

Experience A Great Sussex Festival

Escape the everyday for a bountiful break bursting with live entertainment.   The Festival of Chichester is one of the city’s annual delights and it packs as big a punch as some of its better-known rivals.   Now in its 10th year, the impressive Festival of Chichester programme is full of unexpected treats set in...
a city centre street in Chichester with buildings of various kinds
Arts & Culture
Retail therapy and theatre on a short break in the heart of the South Downs

A Weekend in Chichester

Since Roman times people have flocked to Chichester for its retail opportunities and today the city still has an impressive offering of independent shops and restaurants. A mainly pedestrianised and compact city makes it easy to explore without feeling exhausted. Mix in a world class theatre, an inspirational art gallery, historic city walls and a beautiful...
Arts & Culture
Escape to sunny West Sussex for some toe-tapping musical theatre

Go Crazy for a short break in Chichester

Escape to Chichester this summer, and discover one of the UK’s most respected regional theatres as it brings you Crazy For You – the Gershwin Musical Comedy. Packed with familiar favourite melodies, fabulous high energy tap routines and rib-tickling wittiness, this is a show not to be missed, and the perfect excuse to build in...
Trekking & Walking
Enjoy superb Sussex wines and walks

Ancient Yews & Gorgeous Views in the South Downs

Discover the beauty of the South Downs scenery with this winning two day itinerary taking in some of the best attractions and fine wine and dinning that Chichester has to offer.
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