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Book a hotel in West Sussex and visit the South Coast looking out across the English Channel to the continent. It is one of the Home Counties and is very close to London as well as having easy access to the seaside towns lining the south coast such as Brighton, Hastings, Worthing and Portsmouth. Book a hotel in West Sussex where the chalky barrier of the South Downs gently shelters wild woodlands, formal gardens, medieval towns and charming little seaside villages. West Sussex has it all, the perfect destination for a UK short break.

Town and city breaks in West Sussex

Admire the works of Sickert, Auberch and Moore at the modern art beacon, Chichester's Pallant House Gallery, widely thought to be one of the best collections of 20th-century British art in the world. The country town itself has a long history of settlement, going back further than even the Roman times. Chichester Cathedral now stands tall and proud above the sea of rooftops, bells ringing out majestically over the city. For a nice day out and a hearty pub lunch, the small and typical home county towns of Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill, East Grinstead and Horsham are certainly worth looking into. For a bit of history, pop into Steyning, the last place in England where a 'witch' was burnt at the stake. Crawley, with its large mall and variety of independent shops lining the maze of back streets, stands out as a place to shop and eat out, while booking a west Sussex hotel near Worthing will give you easy access to the seaside town renowned for its slow pace and relaxing atmosphere.

Holidays in the West Sussex countryside

With the signature luscious green of south-east England and home counties, the countryside of West Sussex is, as you might expect, a beautiful sight to behold. Booking a hotel in West Sussex will not only give you access to the remarkable coastline, but also to the South Downs which boast tremendous views and an Iron Age fort at Worthing. Wakehurst Place, the charming National Trust grounds surrounding an ornate public mansion, is certainly worth a visit by nature lovers and botanists alike, with its heavenly grounds and its ground-breaking Millennium Seed Bank - a project aiming to conserve a respectable portion of the earth's seeds to prevent further extinction. Fancy doing something atmospheric and exciting after dinner in your West Sussex hotel, head to Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve at dusk to watch the barn owls swoop eerily over the moonlit grasslands.

Beach holidays in West Sussex

West Wittering beach has been brought into the limelight as Kate Moss's favourite haunt and is now a firm favourite among young tan-enthusiasts and sun worshippers, with safe swimming as well as wind and kite surfing. Book a West Sussex hotel and explore Worthing with its historic Marine Parade and beach. Walk the streets where Oscar Wilde and Harold Pinter drew their inspirations and breath in the fresh, clean sea air of the charming Georgian beach resort. The beach at Bognor Regis throngs in summer as Jet Skis race along the frothy coastline, the tide throbbing rhythmically. For romantic walks there is no better place than Climping Beach, a spot famous for its spectacular sunsets.

Attractions in West Sussex

No matter whether its for a family vacation or a short break away with your partner, booking a hotel in West Sussex will give you access to all sorts of things to do and see. Take a house and garden tour at Arundel Castle. At Earnley Butterflies and Gardens, kids can bond with the cheeky chinchillas, exotic birds, tropical butterflies and rogue reptiles. The eccentric Rejectamania is a museum to 20th-century nostalgia. Book a Best Western West Sussex hotel for a heavenly UK short break.

Attractions in West Sussex:

Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Opening times:
Please check website for timetable as dates and times vary substantially throughout the year Mar - Dec 2011 (annual)

Reading FC 2011/12

Opening times:
18 Aug 2012 - 19 May 2013 (annual)

Semi-State Rooms

Opening times:
Daily 9.45am-4.15pm Sep 2012 - Feb 2013 (annual)

The Changing of the Guard at Windsor Castle © The Dean & Canons of Windsor
Changing of the Guard

Opening times:
Apr-July Mon-Sat 11am; Aug-Mar 11am alternate days and excluding Sundays; please visit the castle's website for full details Jan - Dec 2013 (annual)

Down House, Bromley. Courtesy of Down House
Down House

Opening times:
Apr-Jun: Wed-Sun 11am-5pm; Jul-Aug: daily 11am-5pm; Sep-Oct Wed-Sun 11am-5pm Feb - Dec 2013 (annual)

What's on in West Sussex:

Tina C

Dates Open:
25/01/2015 to 25/01/2015
30/08/2015 to 30/08/2015
26/07/2015 to 26/07/2015
27/09/2015 to 27/09/2015
25/10/2015 to 25/10/2015
31/05/2015 to 31/05/2015
28/06/2015 to 28/06/2015
26/04/2015 to 26/04/2015
22/02/2015 to 22/02/2015
29/11/2015 to 29/11/2015
28/12/2014 to 28/12/2014
29/03/2015 to 29/03/2015

Father Christmas at the Royal Pavilion

Dates Open:
17/12/2014 to 22/12/2014

Burning The Clocks

Dates Open:
21/12/2014 to 21/12/2014

Artists' Market

Dates Open:
20/06/2015 to 20/06/2015
05/09/2015 to 05/09/2015
02/05/2015 to 02/05/2015
04/07/2015 to 04/07/2015
01/08/2015 to 01/08/2015
17/01/2015 to 17/01/2015
18/07/2015 to 18/07/2015
07/11/2015 to 07/11/2015
15/08/2015 to 15/08/2015
20/12/2014 to 20/12/2014
18/04/2015 to 18/04/2015
21/02/2015 to 21/02/2015
03/01/2015 to 03/01/2015
16/05/2015 to 16/05/2015
03/10/2015 to 03/10/2015
21/03/2015 to 21/03/2015
17/10/2015 to 17/10/2015
07/03/2015 to 07/03/2015
04/04/2015 to 04/04/2015
06/06/2015 to 06/06/2015
07/02/2015 to 07/02/2015
19/09/2015 to 19/09/2015
21/11/2015 to 21/11/2015

Ardingly Antiques and Collectors Fair

Dates Open:
10/01/2015 to 10/01/2015
01/11/2015 to 01/11/2015
06/03/2015 to 06/03/2015
17/07/2015 to 17/07/2015
06/09/2015 to 06/09/2015

The Stitch & Creative Crafts Show - South East

Dates Open:
19/01/2015 to 21/01/2015

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