Parham House & Gardens
Parham Park, Pulborough RH20 4HS, UK
About Parham House & Gardens
Parham is one of the country's finest Elizabethan houses, set at the foot of the South Downs in West Sussex. The estate was originally owned by the Monastery of Westminster and granted to Robert Palmer by King Henry VIII in 1540. It contains an important collection of needlework, paintings and furniture. The spectacular Long Gallery is the third longest in England. The gardens include a four-acre Walled Garden with stunning herbaceous borders, plus Pleasure Grounds.
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Located in the heart of the South Downs national park, Amberley Museum is dedicated to preserving the industrial heritage of the South East. With 36 acres to explore and over 40 exhibits to visit, you can discover the South’s working past. Holdings and exhibitions at the museum cover a diversity of industrial and local heritage collections, including narrow gauge railways, local bus services, and a multitude of light and rural industrial subjects.
Bignor Roman Villa is the stunning remains of a Roman home with world-class mosaic floors in a spectacular Downland setting. One of the largest villas open to the public in Great Britain, with some of the finest mosaics all in-situ and all undercover. The rooms on display today are mostly located at the west end of the north wing, including a summer and winter dining room. The bathhouse is to the southeast. The rooms contain some of the best Roman mosaics to be found in Great Britain, both in te
WWT Arundel is one of nine wildfowl and wetland nature reserves managed by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, a nature conservation charity in the United Kingdom. The 60 acres reserve is situated at the foot of the Offham Hangar, a part of the Arun valley in Arundel, West Sussex, England. One of the endangered species protected at the centre is the Hawaiian goose,or nēnē, the rarest goose in the world, and state bird of Hawaii. Many species of duck, goose and swan can be seen at the reserve.
Swanbourne Lake lies in the lower part of a deep steep-sided valley or coombe that has been eroded into the chalk bedrock. It is an oasis of a kind. There is usually very little standing water in chalk country, as it percolates down through these porous rocks, leaving few natural ponds or lakes.
Arundel Castle is a restored and remodeled medieval castle in Arundel, West Sussex, England. It was established by Roger de Montgomery on Christmas Day 1067. Roger became the first to hold the earldom of Arundel by the graces of William the Conqueror. The castle was damaged in the English Civil War and then restored in the 18th and 19th centuries by Charles Howard the 11th Duke of Norfolk. It was one of the iconic attractions in this area and also attracts a lot of tourists here.
Chanctonbury Ring is one of the most prominent landmarks along the South Downs. The ring is an Iron Age hill fort above Worthing and the Findon Valley which is best known for its prominent clump of beech trees. It forms part of an ensemble of associated historical features created over a span of more than 2,000 years, including round barrows dating from the Bronze Age to the Saxon periods and dykes dating from the Iron Age and Roman periods.
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West Sussex is a county in South East England on the English Channel coast. The county has a long history of human settlement dating back to the Lower Paleolithic era. West Sussex has a range of scenery, including Wealden, downland, and coastal.