Experience the rich history across the Chichester District (and beyond) from vernacular architecture of the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, to the splendour of historic houses such as Uppark and Stansted.
West Dean College of Arts and Conservation has an international profile for conservation and arts education. In addition to being a unique place to study, it offers visitors near and far the opportunity to connect with a rich heritage of arts, craft and creative possibility.Our annual events programme ranges from concerts, literary talks, arts festivals, ‘meet the ar... read more
The 16,500-acre, family-owned Cowdray estate in the heart of the stunning South Downs National Park is steeped in history and heritage.On the estate you can discover the ruins of one of England’s most important early Tudor houses, explore breath-taking scenery, and enjoy a variety of country pursuits. There is also an award-winning farm shop and café, and luxury acco... read more
Pagham Harbour is an Internationally important Nature Reserve covering over 600 hectares. It consists of salt marshes and tidal mudflats, shingle, wet grasslands and reed swamps, which provide plentiful and important habitats for a whole host of wildlife. The reserve fills and empties with the tide and changes in each season, offering visitors ever changing wild... read more
Newlands House is an exciting new gallery space dedicated to world-class exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, photography and design. Running in parallel with exhibitions, the gallery’s annual cultural programme will build on the heritage of Petworth and the town’s reputation for excellence in music, literature and antiques. As Artistic Directo... read more