The Horse Guards Inn was a stopping-off point for the House Cavalry in the 1840s. Now this historic pub, with stunning views across the South Downs serves beautiful, fresh seasonal food using locally sourced ingredients. Inviting decor and friendly staff.
Previously the Railway Inn in the late 1800’s, the Badgers remains a traditional, rustic pub serving good, quality food. Riverside dining in good weather.
Mystique Masala takes a leaf from the culinary extravaganzas of India and time after time presents the most beautiful, authentic Indian food. Eat in the restaurant, evocative of Indian culture or, takeaway and enjoy at home.
Restaurant & private demonstrations available where you can watch Mili create a stunning Indian meal.
The Black Horse in the picturesque village of Amberley is top of my list for a Sunday roast (or actually, any day of the week!). The decor is seriously stunning with intimate tables and cosy corners. Locally sourced ingredients & memorable dishes. The Black Horse offers private dining, takeaway service and has a lovely garden terrace (offering bbq & garden bar in summer months).
Petworth is a centre for arts and culture set in the heart of the South Downs National Park surrounded by the Walls of Petworth House and Park. The National Trust’s 17th century Petworth Mansion and Park, landscaped by ‘Capability’ Brown is well worth a visit.
Experience Arundel with its wonderful waterside location, the castle and grounds, Swanbourne Lake where you can hire a rowing boat or, simply wander around the many antique and independent shops, cafes and pubs. There is a Lido too (May – September).
Midhurst provides a wide range of independent shops and chain stores, cafes and restaurants. Explore nearby Cowdray’s heritage site, farm shop & café, golf course and enjoy its many Polo events including the world-famous, Gold Cup.
Chichester is a fascinating place to spend the day, offering a wealth of restaurants and bars, shops, cinemas, leisure centre, as well as art galleries, museums and the renowned Festival Theatre. Nearby West Wittering beach is also worth a visit.
We are surrounded by fantastic English vineyards, take a tour, trail or Masterclass at a local wine Estate and learn about the craft behind creating award-winning English wines. We recommend Bolney Estate as well as Nyetimber, Stopham Estate, Tinwood Estate, Nutbourne Vineyards, Ridge View Estate, Lurgashall Winery & Upperton vineyards.
Award winning Fishers Farm Adventure Park is a great, fun filled day out for families with pony and tractor rides, farm shows, animal enclosures and petting experiences, adventure playgrounds and much more.
Located at the heart of the South Downs National Park, you can walk from your door to Lords Piece & Coates Common, SSSI. An area of outstanding of beauty and rare heathland.
If you are a keen walker, you might consider the Serpent Trail or, the new Sculpture Trail to connect the South Downs Heathlands.
If you are planning to walk the South Downs Way, we are close to the access points of Amberley & Sutton/Bignor.
Chichester Watersports offers water skiing, wakeboarding, kayaking, paddleboarding and more for beginners and experts. During the summer months they also have an inflatable Aqua Park which is great fun for the whole family.
We recommend West Wittering Beach (SSSI), which has recently been described as – ‘Sussex’s answer to The Hamptons’ by Muddy Stilettos, Sussex. Close to Chichester Marina, this beautiful sandy beach has a beach cafe and offers windsurfing & kitesurfing. Please note, car park pre-booking is required.
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For Michelin star restaurants, afternoon tea experiences, to artisan produce and chocolate making experiences, West Sussex has an array of inviting foodie experiences to discover.
Take a look at Garden House and its surrounding area on Google Earth using the website link below or, search postcode RH20 1EU (on the driveway to Coates Castle), RH20 1ES (opposite Coates Common).