From Norman castles to peaceful priories, there are great days out for everyone in and around the Sussex area. Discover more about the most famous date in English history at 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield, or why not take a trip to the coast and visit the fascinating remains of Pevensey Castle?
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Things to do in and around West Sussex:
- Explore the 20 towers of Portchester Castle - perfect setting for a relaxed historic day out!
- Pevensey Castle: Find out about the story of this coastal defence fortress.
- Take a trip to the inspiring Down House, where you can take an interactive multimedia tour narrated by David Attenborough.