the top 20 of Simon Jenkins's new book "England's Thouand Best
Houses - a stunning Elizabethan family home with important paintings
and needlework - outside are eleven acres of award-winning gardens all
in a mediaeval deer park below the South Downs.
Borde Hill Garden- Beauty for all seasons
Formal garden rooms such as the Rose & Italian Garden, combine with
informal areas like the Azalea Ring, the Garden of Allah and the Round
Dell. A plantsman`s paradise, with rare trees and shrubs
downland garden with specimen trees, 300ft pergola, rustic summerhouse
and restored walled kitchen garden. Walk in parkland and 45-acre aboretum.
Garden events held through summer
Castle and stately home to the Dukes of Norfolk, Arundel's intriguing
history lies waiting to be discovered. See mannekins in the Medieval
Keep, unique works of art in 22 sumptuously furnished rooms and renovated
include dodgems, waltzer and adventure golf. The multi-level play area,climbing
wall and arcades are open all year round. Located next to sandy beaches
and along side the working harbour makes an interesting place to bring
the family Free Entry to the Park
WWT Arundel Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre
One of nine wildfowl & wetlands centres run by WWT. 60 acres of ponds, lakes, reed beds with
over 1,000 species of ducks, geese, swans and only blue ducks bred outside
NZ. Open every day 9.30am - 5.30pm. Children's activities, events, private
Telephone: 01293 851110
day out for the kids
.A chance for a hands on experience with some of the animals.Then there
are the huge play areas for the children to enjoy themselves. Also there
are tractor rides, special events as well as all the daily activties
A unique mixture of farmyard fun and dynamic
adventure play. A great family day out.
The all inclusive price includes Tractor Rides, Trampolines, Pony Rides,
the Beach and the only Combine Harvester ride in the country!!
family farm is ideal for children up to the age of 7. There are friendly
animals to stroke, large outdoor playareas, indoor heated playroom and
sandpit(big), tractor and trailer rides, pony rides, and exciting walks.
Tea room for light lunches,etc.