Local Attractions

Larkins Park - the ideal base to explore the Sussex countryside

Larkins Park countryside caravan park is an ideal base to explore both Sussex and the South East in general.

There are many fantastic local Sussex attractions - some of which are listed below - within easy reach of Larkins Park, from great country houses and gardens to the new South Downs National Park. If you fancy travelling further afield, the south coast is within easy reach (including the seaside towns of Brighton and Hove) as well as a wide range of unspoilt historic towns and villages throughout the Sussex and Hampshire countryside.

For the keen angler, Sumners Pondsfishing lakes are just over a mile up the road.

Larkins Park: local attractions

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Sumner Ponds fishing lakes
Places to see in Sussex - Sumner Ponds fishing lakes
A series of course fishing lakes set in the beautiful Sussex landscape. Chapel Road,
Barnes Green,
West Sussex,
RH13 0PR
1 mile
website
Bramber Castle
Places to see in Sussex - Bramber Castle
The remains of a Norman castle on the banks of the River Adur, founded by William de Braose c. 1075. The earthworks are dominated by a towering wall of the keep-gatehouse. Castle Lane,
Bramber,
West Sussex,
BN44 3WE
17 miles
website
Nymans Gardens
Places to see in Sussex - Nymans Gardens
Set in the High Weald with splendid views, the garden is a series of experimental designs with spectacular planting and beauty all year. Both a horticulturalist's dream and a peaceful country garden, it is easy to lose yourself in its intimate and surprising corners. Handcross
Nr Haywards Heath
RH17 6EB
16 miles
01444 405250
website
Cissbury Ring
Places to see in Sussex - Cissbury Ring
Cissbury Ring, just north of the coastal town of Worthing, is one of the jewels in the crown of the new South Downs National Park. It's the largest hill fort in Sussex and has a history dating back over 5,000 years. Nr Findon
BN14 0HT
15 miles
website
Petworth House
Places to see in Sussex - Petworth House
The vast late 17th-century mansion is set in a beautiful 283-hectare (700-acre) deer park, landscaped by 'Capability' Brown and immortalised in Turner's paintings. Petworth
GU28 0AE
14 miles
01798 342207
website
Leith Hill
Places to see in Sussex - Leith Hill
Leith Hill is the highest point in Southeast England. Its gothic tower rises majestically above the surrounding hills and from the top you can see sweeping views towards London in the north and the English Channel in the south. Leith Hill
Nr Coldharbour village
Dorking
19 miles
01306 712711
website
Parham House
Places to see in Sussex - Parham House
Parham house has always been a well-loved family home, and only three families have lived here since its foundation stone was laid in 1577 during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Parham House & Gardens
Storrington
Nr Pulborough
RH20 4HS
10 miles
01903 742021
website
Amberly Museum
Places to see in Sussex - Amberly Museum
Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre is a 36 acre site set in the South Downs National Park. Dedicated to the industrial heritage of the South East. New Barn Road
Amberley
BN18 9LT
12 miles
01798 831370
website
St Mary's House
St Mary's House and Gardens
An enchanting historic 15th century timber-framed house, with magnificent gardens, in the picturesque award-winning downland village of Bramber, West Sussex ... a place of fascination and mystery. St Mary's House
Bramber
BN44 3WE
17 miles
01903 816205
website
Arundel Castle
Arundel Castle
The seat of The Dukes of Norfolk and set in 40 acres of sweeping grounds and gardens, Arundel Castle has been open to visitors seasonally for nearly 200 years. It is one of the great treasure houses of England, each having its own unique place in history and is home to priceless works of art. Arundel
West Sussex
BN18 9AB
23 miles
01903 882173
website
South Downs National Park
Southdowns National Park
Uniquely combining a biodiverse landscape with bustling towns and villages, the South Downs National Park covers an area of over 1,600 km2.

Recognised as an area of outstanding beauty, the South Downs is also home to a multitude of vibrant working communities steeped in history and traditional English culture.
South Downs 15 miles
0300 303 1053
website
The Wey & Arun Canal
Wey & Arun Canal
This rural waterway is recognised as a national heritage asset, as well as providing a haven for wildlife. Although certain stretches are private, some sections of the towpath are accessible for walks. Billingshurst 12 miles
website
Huxley's Birds of Prey
Huxley's Bird of Prey Centre
The centre began as Julian's private collection and was moved to its current location in 1993. Its hard to believe that the site where Huxley's and its stunning garden stands was once a dumping site for the garden centre. However after lots of blood, sweat and tears Julian managed to turn the abandoned land into a well loved home for birds of prey. Falcon Lodge
Sedgwick Lane
Brighton road
Horsham
RH13 6QD
6 miles
01403 273458
website
Wakehurst Place
Wakehurst Place
Explore 188 hectares (465 acres) of country estate in West Sussex with ornamental gardens, temperate woodlands and an Elizabethan Mansion. Join in our seasonal walks and themed tours to discover more. Ardingly
Haywards Heath
RH17 6TN
20 miles
01444 894000
website
Borde Hill Garden
Borde Hill garden
Described as 'One of the country's truly great gardens' by Country Life magazine, Borde Hill is more than just a beautiful and historic garden.

The formal garden is planted as distinctive 'rooms', each offering an abundance of colour and interest throughout the seasons.
Borde Hill Lane
Haywards Heath
RH16 1XP
16 miles
01444 894000
website