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Summer Festivals and Events in West Sussex 2016

Park House June 20 2016

Summer Festivals and Events in West Sussex 2016

West Sussex might seem the ideal location to get away from it all, but a quick glance at the events lined up for summer 2016 might quickly convince you to join the crowds for a taste of arts and entertainment. Whether your thing is food, music, antiques or the arts, there are some cracking 2016 Sussex festivals and gatherings to look forward to. Here are a selection well worth a look, all within easy...

Team Building Days & Activities in West Sussex

The Park House Team April 19 2016

Team Building Days & Activities in West Sussex

Are you looking for great ways to inspire, entertain or bond with your business colleagues or employees? Whether you’re seeking a leisurely round of golf, or something more adrenaline pumping such as motor racing or flying, West Sussex has a wealth of country pursuits and activities on offer for team building days and corporate event With a rich variety of things to do on our doorstep, plus a range...

Famous Wordsmiths and their Sussex Haunts

Dominic Garnett March 11 2016

Famous Wordsmiths and their Sussex Haunts

From the wide open spaces of the South Downs to the refinement of its market towns, West Sussex has been both home and an inspiration to a surprising number of famous figures in British life. From great poets and authors to Members of Parliament, the history of the area has some stellar names and genuine surprises. Here are some of the most notable names through the ages, along with some interesting...

National Trust Properties and Glorious Gardens in West Sussex

The Park House Team February 15 2016

National Trust Properties and Glorious Gardens in West Sussex

With a decidedly wet winter now subsiding, brighter spring and summer days lie in wait. Where better to enjoy these friendlier seasons than at one of the region’s many beautiful gardens and outdoor attractions? These are ideal places to visit for romantic walks, picnics or family days out. The peace and quiet of a leafy corner is always welcome, but many of these sites also host a range of spring...

Learn Something New for 2016: Workshops and Short Courses in West Sussex

The Park House Team January 11 2016

Learn Something New for 2016: Workshops and Short Courses in West Sussex

Fancy trying something completely new for 2016? Now is the time to start planning. With a huge variety of specialist tuition, workshops and short courses in West Sussex available, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to learning a new skill or finding a new hobby. Perhaps you’ve always fancied learning to paint or play golf? Here are some of the best options to add a new string to your bow in...

Ideal Christmas Presents and Gift Experiences in West Sussex

Dominic Garnett November 23 2015

Ideal Christmas Presents and Gift Experiences in West Sussex

From a round of golf to a revitalising massage, why not give someone special a unique surprise this year? After all, while friends and family expect to get the usual edibles and stocking fillers, a one off experience is something they can look forward to long after the turkey gets cold.Whether your nearest and dearest is a lover of the outdoors or could simply use some well-deserved TLC, we have perfect...

Late Summer and Autumn Events in West Sussex 2015

Park House Spa August 20 2015

Late Summer and Autumn Events in West Sussex 2015

With a host of excellent 2015 Sussex events from the cultural to the culinary, there are still many reasons to visit West Sussex as we reach the end of the summer holidays. The classic car showdown that is the Goodwood Revival might be the headline grabber, but there are many other fantastic festivals and events of all kinds to explore, whether your interests are in food and drink, crafts or visual...

The South Downs National Park: Interesting Facts and Useful Links

The Park House Team June 30 2015

The South Downs National Park: Interesting Facts and Useful Links

Covering a wide area of beautiful countryside, the Sussex Downs provide a stirring location for walking, cycling, horse riding and a great many places to visit. Our current blog provides eye-opening facts, local highlights and several handy linked resources to get Park House visitors started:The Lungs of the South East: Compared to most of South and South East England, the Downs are sparsely populated...

Grand days out in Chichester

The Park House Team May 29 2015

At just a twenty minute drive from Park House hotel & spa, the cathedral city of Chichester has plenty of things to do and see. Whether you are looking for culture, heritage or a shopping excursion, here are some of the best places to visit in Chichester: Chichester Cathedral: Visible for several miles, this beautifully-preserved building is a haven of calm and history. Widely admired for its architecture...

5 Unmissable English Heritage sites in West Sussex

The Park House Team April 10 2015

5 Unmissable English Heritage sites in West Sussex

From rare art to aristocratic splendour, we have some truly spectacular historic places of interest in West Sussex. With unique properties and idyllic grounds to explore, here are five unforgettable places to visit, whether you fancy a romantic picnic spot or simply a day out in distinguished surroundings: 1. Petworth House and Park: Just a short journey from Park House, this fabulous country house...

Racing Returns to the Golden Age

The Park House Team September 15 2014

We might live in an era of high tech, automated cars, but if there's one thing petrol heads crave it is a return to the thunder and roar of classic cars doing battle. Other than stepping into a time machine there's only one way to relive the glory days and that is to head for the Goodwood Revival. Quirky, thrilling and unmissable is how devotees would describe the flagship event as it roars into its...

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