Don't Miss Top of any outdoor lovers list will be the South Downs National Park, which encloses a large portion of Sussex.
This beautiful natural landscape is sprinkled with famous landmarks.
Impressive history If you’re the type who loves the mysteries that a historic house can hold, make time for Petworth House and the Elizabethan finery of Parham House.
Sussex hosts the Goodwood Estate where some of the biggest motor sports and horse racing events in the country are held.
Many tourists never step beyond Brighton, but it’s worth bucking the trend to see Sussex’s quaint seaside towns of Saltdean, Shoreham and Worthing.
The small towns of Rye in East Sussex and Arundel in West Sussex both offer an enchanting glimpse into Sussex life with their fine historical buildings surrounded by spectacular countryside.
Arundel in particular will instantly remind you of picture postcard country scenes as you enter. The excellent Towner Gallery in Eastbourne has exhibitions that rival any in the country, Pallant House Gallery in Chichester is the place to be for modern art, and anyone interested in sculpture should check out the Cass Sculpture Foundation in Goodwood.
Sailing, swimming, wind and kite surfing, and sea kayaking are all easily available to try.
West Wittering is one of the nicest beaches in the region and the local area is good for sailing.
Take the Sussex Downs on for exercise, get the wind in your hair at Beachy Head and wander the halls of Arundel Castle.