FERRING VILLAGE

West Sussex, England | Email: jen@itdesigners.com

PLACES TO SEE IN AND AROUND FERRING

FEATURED: Wyevale Garden Centre
Enjoy a day out at Wyevale Garden Centre, where you can browse a great range of growing stock and garden furniture, as well as birdcare products, houseplants and books.

Much of the plants stocked at the centre are grown locally in West Sussex, including the flowering houseplants and pack bedding. If you are looking for some helpful gardening advice, the friendly staff of horticultural experts are happy to help both amateur and experienced gardeners alike.

The centre offers a fun day out for all of the family, with a pet shop that will keep kids smiling from ear to ear with its furry residents. The Garden Kitchen Restaurant is the perfect place to relax during your visit, and offers a fantastic menu to suit all ages.

Dogs are also welcome, so you won’t need to leave Fido at home!

The Rife in Ferring, West Sussex

GREAT PLACES TO VISIT IN AND AROUND FERRING

Adventure Balloons: The Most Exciting Way To Take To The Skies. Winchfield Park, London Road, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, RG27 8HY. Tel: 01252 844222, Fax: 01252 844252. Email: sales@adventureballoons.co.uk

Amberley Museum: Amberley Working Museum, Amberley. Open from 12th March - 2nd November, Wed-Sun ( plus BH Mondays & West Sussex School Holidays ), 10am to 5:30pm (last admission 4:30pm ). Tel: 01798 831370 Fax: 01798 831831. E-mail: office@amberleymuseum.co.uk

Ardingly Showgrounds

Ardingly Castle: 1st Apr - 25th Oct Daily except Sats 12 to 5pm - 01903-883136

Ashington Cactus Garden: Holly Gate Cactus Garden, Billinghurst Road B2133) Ashington RH20 3BB - 01903-892930

Barnham Windmill: built 1829 now being restored. Tearoom open 10-5pm Tues-Sun and Bank Holidays - 01243-555728

Beaulieu National Motor Museum: Brockenhurst Hampshire SO42 7ZN - 01590-612345. Open every day of the year except Christmas Day - 10 am until 6.00 pm - May to September 10 am until 5.00 pm - October to April

Borde Hill Garden

Bramber, St Mary's House and Gardens Enchanting House built in 1470, Kings Room, Monks Parlour and unique Elizabethan painted rooms, open afternoons Easter Monday to end of Sept, Sundays and Thursdays, and Bank Holidays - 01903-816205

Brooklands Park: Brighton Road Worthing - boating pool, golf range, miniature railway - 01903-239999 ext 2544.

Butlins, Bognor Regis: all the amusements and all under cover in the Skyline Pavilion if wet - 01243-822445

Chichester Harbour: 2 hour birdwatching trip from Itchenor. Light refreshments. 01243 786418.

Chichester Festival Theatre

Coombes Farm Tours: Church Farm, Coombes, Lancing - 01273-452028

Denmans Garden: on the A27 at Fontwell. Unique 20th Century garden. Open 1 Mar to 31 Aug 9-5pm daily 01243-542808

Dolls House Museum: Station Road, Petworth - 01798-344044.

English Martyrs Church, Sistine Chapel Ceiling reproduction: Goring Lane, Goring.

Fishbourne Roman Palace: Chichester open daily from 10am - 01243-785859. Email: adminfish@sussexpast.co.uk

Fishers Farm Park: Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green , Billingshurst - 1000-1700 - 01403 700063. Farm park with animal barns, pens, stables and paddocks. There are shire horses, Shetland ponies, ducks, sheep and goats, adventure play areas, play barns, vintage merry-go-round and children's paddling pool with sandy shores. Daily animal shows in the theatre, pony, tractor and combine harvester rides, fun karting for 4-9 year olds.

Glyndbourne Music: 01273-815000.

Goodwood House: Chichester (ring for times) - 01243-755048

Goodwood Sculpture:Changing collection of contemporary British sculpture plus 20 acres of woodland walks and gardens. Open Mar-Oct 10.30-4.30pm Thurs-Sat - 01243-538449

Hickstead Horse Shows: 0891-600229

Highdown Gardens: Littlehampton Road, Goring, One of the least known gardens in the area, but one that offers a unique collection of rare plantsand trees. Open 10-4pm weekdays only. - 01903-239999 x2543

High Salvington Windmill: Furze Road, High Salvington, Worthing - 01903-260218.

Hill Barn Golf Course: Hillbarn Lane Worthing - 01903-237301.

Leonardslee Gardens: Lower Beeding, 5 miles south-east of Horsham or 4 miles from Handcross. 1 April - 31 October, Every day 9.30am - 6pm.

Littlehampton Windmill Entertainment Centre: The Green, Windmill Road, Littlehampton BN17 5LM - 01903-724929.

Lurgashall Winery: Dial Green, Near Petworth 01428-707292.

Mechanical Music and Doll Collection: Church Road, Portfield, Chichester - open Wednesday afternoons May to September, or group bookings at any time - 01243-785421.

Pallant House Gallery: 9 North Palent, Chichester 01243-774557

Parham House and GardensParham Elizabethan House and Gardens, Near Pulborough - Pannelled rooms, Long Gallery, Great Hall, filled with contemporary furnishings and flower arrangements. House open 2 Apr-29 Oct, Wed, Thurs, Suns, Bank holidays at 2pm. Gardens open from 12 noon.01903-744888.

Roundstone Garden Centre: Roundstone By-Pass, Angmering BN16 4BD - 01903-776481

Royal Navy Submarine Museum: Gosport - 01705-529217

Rustington Golf Club: Littlehampton Road. Tel: 01903-850790.

Shoreham Airport: Britains oldest licenced airport well known for its art-deco terminal building and lots of plane spotting. Book for the tour 01273-441061.

Stanstead Park: Rowlands Castle, Hants - 01243-586323.

Steyning Museum: Church Street - the story of Steyning from Saxon times - open Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat 10.30-12pm, 2.30-4pm, Free. 01903-813333

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum: Tangmere, Nr Chichester - 01243-775223.

Royal Navy Submarine Museum: Gosport - 01705-529217

Theatres in Worthing (What's On)

Weald & Downland Open Air Living MuseumSingleton, Chichester, Mar-Oct Daily; Nov-Feb weekends only 10.30 - 4pm - 01243-811348.

Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust: Mill Road, Arundel, 9.30 - 5.30 Apr to Sept; 9.30 - 4.30 Oct to Mar Over 60 beautiful acres where ducks, geese and swans feed from the hand, fine views, activity stations and hides. - 01903-883355

Woolbeding Gardens:(was Lord Sainsbury's home before he died) is owned by The National Trust.

Worthing Old and New: 11am conducted walks round Worthing Wednesdays and Sundays, May-September - from the Tourist Information Centre near the pier.

Walks Around Worthing: About 1 mile, 90 minutes duration, 11am Wednesdays and Sundays, May to September. Also at 2.30 on first Sunday of the month. Start from the Seafront Tourist Office near the pier £2, or £1 for Children - 01903-210022.

Worthing Museum and Art Gallery: Chapel Road, Worthing. Now celebrating 90 years of interesting displays - 01903-204229.

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