In and around West Sussex

The forecourt garden in spring

A place of iconic coastline, gardens, literary greats, rolling South Downs, vast art collections and a castle.

Places to visit

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Child smiles after rolling down a hill

Summer adventures for families in and around West Sussex 

Keep the whole family on the sunny side this summer. Take part in Sublime Science workshops at Petworth, new children's trails at Nymans and Sheffield Park and Garden - or crafts and croquet at Standen.

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Making the most of summer

 Panoramic view at sunset in August from Devil's Dyke, South Downs, West Sussex

Explore the South Downs 

Wild coast, stunning wildlife, remarkable history - enjoy the top spots in Britain's newest National Park.

Staff and volunteers gardening at a National Trust property

Supporter groups in Sussex 

Members of our National Trust supporter groups in Sussex help fund raise for places like Nymans and Sheffield Park - they also get together for days out and talks and tours or volunteer at their local place.