Wonderful West Sussex
Our location near Goodwood and Chichester in West Sussex is just about as dreamy as it gets. The Goodwood Estate is home to some of the worlds most prestigious motorsport and horse racing events, whilst the South Downs National Park is a playground for walkers, hikers, bikers and trailrunners. The cathedral city of Chichester is the cultural hub of West Sussex and home to the Chichester Festival Theatre, not forgetting pretty coastal villages such as Bosham and Itchenor and the sandy beaches of West Wittering. So much to see and do!
West Wittering Beach
Only 12.2 Miles from The Old Store
Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, West Wittering is a popular sandy beach with grassy picnic areas and a café, plus a wind surfing, paddle boarding and kitesurfing club. Patrolled by lifeguards in the summer months and holders of the Blue Flag Award for cleanliness and safety. It is essential to pre-book parking via justpark.com
Tinwood Estate Vineyard
Only 0.6 Miles from The Old Store
First planted in 2007, The Tinwood Estate has gained an enviable reputation for producing world class English Sparkling wine from their picturesque vineyard in Halnaker. Book via their website and enjoy their daily vineyard tour and tasting, or simply pop into their shop and pick up a bottle of their delicious Estate Brut, Blanc de Blancs or exquisite Rosé.
Only 3.6 Miles from The Old Store
Chichester Cathedral is a living, working building which has been at the centre of life in Chichester for nearly 1000 years. Built to the glory of God, the building is the mother church of the Diocese of Chichester which covers East and West Sussex. Services take place daily.
Chichester Festival Theatre
Image © Peter Trimming
Only 3.7 Miles from The Old Store
From the day this internationally acclaimed Theatre opened in 1962, with Laurence Olivier as its first Director, Chichester Festival Theatre has continued to deliver world class productions. The inspiring summer festival which runs from April to September, delivers a variety of theatrical genius!
Weald & Downland Open Air Museum
Image © Peter Trimming
Only 5.8 Miles from The Old Store
Discover 1,000 years of English rural life at the open air Weald & Downland Museum, with a fabulous collection of rescued rural homes and buildings set in the beautiful landscape of the South Downs. The Weald & Downland is also home to the popular TV show The Repair Shop.
Only 1.4 miles from The Old Store
Goodwood House is a truly splendid Georgian mansion set in a beautiful wooded parkland estate at the foot of the South Downs. Goodwood House is now the home of the Earl & Countes of March who have lovingly restored and refurbished this grand old house.
Motor Racing at Goodwood
Only 2.1 miles from The Old Store
The Goodwood Motor Racing Track is open all year round for an array of prestigious motorsport events and exciting race days. The highlight of the annual calendar is without doubt the spectacular Festival of Speed held in late June. Check out their website for details of all Goodwood motorsport events.
Driving Experiences at Goodwood Motor Circuit
Only 2.2 miles from The Old Store
There a number of different driving experiences available to book at Goodwood Motor Circuit. From classic car track days and performance hot laps to young driver experiences for under 17s and off-road adventures in classic Land Rovers, there is something for everyone at Goodwood. Check out their website for full details of all Goodwood driving experiences.
Image © Alex Stanhope
Only 3.9 miles from The Old Store
Arguably the most beautiful racecourse in the world, Goodwood hosts 21 days of the finest racing in the sporting calendar. The glamorous 5 day festival ‘Glorious Goodwood’ in late July is the racing and social climax of the season and a chance to see world class horse racing in a stunning countryside setting.
West Dean Gardens
Image © Ian Capper
Only 6.2 Miles from The Old Store
A place of tranquility and beauty in the South Downs all year round, West Dean features a restored walled kitchen garden with some of the finest Victorian glasshouses in the country. A circular walk through a 49-acre arboretum offers breathtaking views of the estate and its fine flint house and parkland.
Goodwood Golf & Country Club
Only 1.1 Miles from The Old Store
Set in 12,000 acres of the spectacular Goodwood Estate, the ancestral home of the Duke of Richmond, this distinguished country club offers stylish and extensive leisure facilities, including an indoor pool, tennis courts and a 18 hole golf course.
Sculpture at Goodwood
Image © The CASS Sculpture Foundation
Only 1.9 Miles from The Old Store
These grounds are in an area of outstanding natural beauty with views to the coast. Carefully landscaped woodland reveals each sculpture in its own carefully planned space, gently enticing the viewer to discover new work. There is currently over sixty large-scale sculptures on show.
Only 9.1 miles from The Old Store
There is nearly 1,000 years of history at this great castle, situated in magnificent grounds overlooking the River Arun in West Sussex. Built at the end of the 11th century by Roger de montgomery, Earl of Arundel, Arundel Castle is now the home of the Duke & Duchess of Norfolk and their children.
Petworth House & Park
Only 10.3 Miles from The Old Store
Inspired by the Baroque palaces of Europe and set in magnificent grounds, Petworth House displays the finest art collection in the care of the National Trust with over 300 paintings, including works by Turner, Van Dyck, Titan and more. It also has an expansive deer park that was landscaped by Capability Brown. & Fridays.
Image © Alex Stanhope
Only 11.8 miles from The Old Store
The Cowdray Estate is set to the north of Charlton in beautiful West Sussex countryside. With the quaint town of Midhurst at its centre, the Cowdray Estate is perhaps most famous for polo, which includes hosting the famous Veuve Cliquot Gold Cup, featuring some of the world’s best high goal polo players.
Fishbourne Roman Palace
Image © Matt Buck
Only 6.4 miles from The Old Store
Intricate mosiac floors, ancient under-floor heating systems and bath suites from the north wing of this 1st century Roman Palace can all be found at Fishbourne Roman Palace. Outside the formal garden has been replanted following the original Roman plans, with the Palace Cafe the perfect spot to enjoy a coffee.
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