Things To Do Near Kingley Vale House

Visitors to the area can enjoy dining at local pubs and restaurants, exploring nearby towns and villages and taking part in outdoor activities like horseback riding and fishing, as well as being close to some of England’s best beaches.

The Great Outdoors

Kingley Vale National Nature Reserve covers over 140 hectares and is known for its ancient woodland and rich biodiversity. Visitors to Kingley Vale can explore the reserve’s many trails and footpaths, some of which lead back to the house and offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Kingley Vale is known for its ancient woodland, which includes a number of yew trees that are estimated to be over 500 years old. These trees are some of the oldest living things in the area and are considered to be of great historical and cultural significance.

East Wittering Beach is a family friendly beach with a large expanse of sand, perfect for enjoying a picnic and building sandcastles. The beach is patrolled by lifeguards during the summer months, making it a safe place for swimming and paddling.

Local Attractions

Chichester Harbour is a large natural harbour. It is a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. A popular destination for boating and water sports, there are several marinas and sailing clubs located in the area. There are also several small towns and villages around the harbour, including Chichester, Emsworth, and Bosham, which offer a range of amenities and attractions for visitors.

Goodwood House, on the Goodwood Estate, is a country house built in the 18th century that is now open to the public for tours and events. Goodwood is also famous for its motorsport events, including the Goodwood Festival of Speed and the Goodwood Revival, which attract thousands of visitors every year.

In addition to its motorsport events, Goodwood offers a wide range of activities for visitors, including horse racing, golf, clay pigeon shooting, and fly fishing. The estate also features a number of restaurants and a spa, making it a popular destination for both day trips and evening meals out.

Arundel Castle dates back to the 11th century and is one of the oldest and largest inhabited castles in England. The castle is open to the public and offers guided tours. Visitors can also explore the castle’s extensive grounds, which include formal gardens, a maze, and a boating lake.

Stansted Park offers a range of outdoor activities, including cycling, walking, and horse riding. The estate also hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including food festivals, craft fairs, and outdoor concerts.

Food and Drink

Visitors to the area can enjoy a wide variety of cuisines and dining experiences, from traditional pub food to fine dining, and many establishments use locally sourced ingredients to create their dishes. Some of our favourites are included below:

The Richmond Arms is a country pub with a cosy interior and a large beer garden. The pub serves a range of classic pub dishes, as well as seasonal specials and Sunday roasts.

The Horse and Groom is a short walk away and serves a range of classic British dishes, including Sunday roasts, and has a selection of local beers and ciders. They also have a roomy beer garden and outdoor seating area, which is popular during the summer months.

The Earl of March is a gastropub that serves a range of modern British dishes, as well as an extensive selection of wines and cocktails. The pub has a large garden area with views of the South Downs.