Teetering on the edge of Leith Hill, this mansion house enjoys stunning views and its history is steeped in famous families like the Vaughan Williams, Wedgwoods and Darwins. There are new exhibitions this year including the family collection of rare Wedgwood ceramics and an artist's residency by Louise Scillitoe-Brown. Live music and theatre performances make for a creative summer at this special place.
Shalford Mill, on the Tillingbourne stream, is evocative of a bygone era, showing a vital part of village life. It was saved by the mysterious Ferguson's Gang, who have quite a story. There's all sorts of marvellous milling machinery inside.
Try something new this season with a visit to some of Sussex's most peaceful places. Alfriston Clergy House and Monk's House are Sussex cottages with remarkable stories to tell. While Woolbeding Gardens is a secret horticultural haven near Midhurst.
Lift your spirits in a fresh spring garden or the wild countryside. From beds of colourful tulips to buds of delicate blossom, we've selected some of the very best places for you to enjoy the delights of spring including Polesden Lacey and Winkworth Arboretum.