Places to visit around Worthing

 

ARUNDEL

Arundel CastleHistoric Arundel lies at the heart of the picturesque South Downs in Sussex. Dominated by the stunning Norman castle and Gothic cathedral, this quaint town has cobbled streets, offering tea rooms, restaurants, galleries and specialist shops. Lush meadows hug the banks of the River Arun which flows past the town on its way to the English Channel. The town itself is relaxed and friendly - the perfect place to have a wander, take afternoon tea or visit the Farmer's Market in the Town Square. Arundel Castle is home to the Duke of Norfolk & plays host to several events



GOODWOOD RACECOURSE

Set in 12,000 acres of rolling Sussex Downland, Goodwood has long been famous for both its natural beauty and its legendary hospitality.Goodwood enjoys an exceptional variety and unique mixture of activities, ranging from horseracing, motor racing, flying, golf and shooting. It even has its very own hotel and spa.

The home of the Dukes of Richmond for over 300 years, Goodwood House, designed by James Wyatt, contains one of the finest collections of English paintings and French porcelain and furniture in England. The Sculpture Park at Goodwood is the setting for changing displays of world class 21st century british sculpture. Goodwood race course is internationally acclaimed as being one of the most beautiful racecourses in the world. Qatar Goodwood Festival 31st July - 4th August 2018. The annual Goodwood Festival of Speed has established itself as the world's biggest celebration of the motor car. The Aerodrome, a former WWII fighter station, is one of the busiest general aviation airfields in the South of England. Goodwood Festival of Speed 12th - 15th July 2018. Goodwood Revival 7th - 9th September 2018.

THE CITY OF CHICHESTER

The City of Chichester is a truly cultural experience dominated by the impressive cathedral, wit h its spire towering over the Sussex plain, and home to the internationally renowned Chichester Festival Theatre. Experience the intimate yet friendly atmosphere of Chichester with its boutique shops, galleries and café style eating. Explore picturesque countryside and the chalk down-lands of the South Downs. Enjoy scenic coastal villages, sandy beaches, rugged shores and sheltered harbours.Immerse yourself in the culture, arts and heritage of our museums, galleries, theatre and festivals. Chichester City, cosmopolitan but cosy, traditional but quirky, fashionable but cultural, dominated by its magnificent 12th century Cathedral and fine Georgian shopping centre, Chichester offers an all seasons cultural and artistic experience. So much in and around Chichester is unique - The hugely popular Festival Theatre, Pallant House Gallery, The Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, or the more natural diversity of the South Downs, Chichester Harbour and the coast from Selsey to West Wittering

 

BRIGHTON

The old town centre is preserved as The Lanes, small cottages in twisting lanes, brimming with antique shops, bookshops, and cafe's. Hotels, restaurant's, cafe's ands guest houses line the promenade above the beach. Theatres, nightclubs, piers, including Palace Pier, marina, and a racecourse, Kemp Town, are all here, with shops running up the hills towards the railway station.

The Regency and Victorian buildings show its popularity over the years, and the town has kept its magnetism, being the scene of Sunday day trips from Mods and Rockers to today. The town was immortalized by Graham Green in his book Brighton Rock.

Experience the magical world of Brighton's Royal Pavilion, home to three British monarchs. An oriental pleasure palace with domes and turrets sprouting like mushrooms. Decorated in the Chinese taste with an Indian exterior this Regency Palace is quite breathtaking. The interior of the Pavilion is as incredibly opulent as the exterior.


Place of interest around Worthing

  Arundel Castle Weald & Downland Open Air Museum Goodwood Race Course
  Arundel Wetlands Centre Earnley Butterflies & Gardens Fontwell Race Course
  Amberley Working Museum Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve Shoreham Airport
  Fishbourne Roman Palace St. Marys House & Gardens Worthing Theatres
  Goodwood House West Dean Gardens  
  Parham House National Trust www.discoverworthing.co.uk
  Petworth Cottage Museum    
  Petworth House & Park    
  Sussex Archeological Society