The home of the Duke of Norfolk and set in 40 acres of sweeping grounds and gardens. There is nearly 1000 years of history to discover at this great castle which is situated in magnificent grounds overlooking the River Arun in West Sussex. Arundel Castle has been open to visitors for nearly 200 years and is one of the great treasure houses of England.
Distance From Springwood: 35 miles
Find Out More: www.arundelcastle.org
Climb to the top of this 1000 year old Norman Castle for stunning panoramic views across Sussex. The adjoining Barbican House is home to the fascinating Museum of Sussex Archaeology and a mini cinema which tells the story of Lewes and the castle from prehistoric to medieval times.
Distance From Springwood: 33 miles
Find Out More: www.sussexpast.co.uk/properties-to-discover/lewes-castle
A living, working building which has been at the heart of life in Chichester for nearly 1000 years. This magnificent building is also a major tourist attraction and, throughout the year the Cathedral welcomes visitors from all over the world.
Distance From Springwood: 43 miles
Find Out More: www.chichestercathedral.org.uk
Fishbourne Roman Palace
You can imagine the luxury that would once have surrounded the proud owner of this lavish Roman residence. This palace was certainly fit for a king. Stroll around the recreated Roman gardens – the earliest gardens found anywhere in the country –and enjoy the largest collection of mosaics in situ in the UK.
Distance From Springwood: 45 miles
Find Out More: www.sussexpast.co.uk/properties-to-discover/fishbourne-roman-palace
The childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Hever Castle proudly boasts a double moat, rooms of fine furniture, tapestries and antiques, a collection of historically important tudor paintings and even two prayer books inscribed and signed by Anne Boleyn herself. As a destination, Hever Castle has something for everyone.
Distance From Springwood: 16 miles
Find Out More: www.hevercastle.co.uk
The Royal Pavilion, Brighton
An extraordinary and extravagant pleasure palace built for the Prince Regent, later King George IV, in stages between 1787 and 1823, the Pavilion is remarkable for its exotic oriental appearance both inside and out. This magnificent royal pleasure palace was revered by fashionable Regency society and is still a distinctive landmark for vibrant Brighton & Hove today.
Distance From Springwood: 30 miles
Find Out More: www.brighton-hove-rpml.org.uk