West Sussex has many picture perfect towns and villages, as well as stunning coastline and beautiful countryside.
There are plenty of activities that will suit families such as the Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre in Horsham where you can interact with a hawks, eagles, falcons and owls or the Dunreyth Alpacas in Chichester, the Earnley Butterflies, Birds and Beasts is also an animal lovers paradise.
Woods Mill Nature Reserve in Henfield is another great place to get outside and explore the woodland and wetland while spotting local wildlife and Tilgate Park is perfect for strolls and picnics.
There are many fantastic places to walk in West Sussex, try Ashdown Forest for peaceful open spaces, the High Weald Landscape Trail, another Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, or the south Downs Way where you can visit the hill forts of Cissbury Ring and Chanctonbury Ring or climb Black Hill, the highest hill in Sussex.
There are a huge number of historic buildings in the area such as the imposing Arundel Castle, Chichester Cathedral, Bramber Castle and Wakehurst Place.
You may also wish to visit one of the many museums which give insight into the history of West Sussex and its rich and varied heritage.
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum houses over 40 historical buildings, Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre has a huge variety of exhibits and tells the history of industrial heritage in the area.
Slightly further afield you'll find none other than Eastbourne - a quintessential English resort with virtually every family seaside amusement you could wish for.
A pier, bandstand, promenade, gardens, rockpools - you name it, Eastbourne has it, while nearby Beachy Head boasts the UK's highest chalk sea cliffs with its own distinctive lighthouse and knockout views.
To the west you'll find the family-friendly beaches of Hastings and St.
Leonards, a fabulous stretch of coastline boasting clean sands and shingle with plenty of amenities in the seaside town of Hastings. This superb site places you smack on the seafront with immediate access to the sand and shingle beaches of the beautiful East Sussex coast.
The Noviam in Chichester is also a must see and has collections which span thousands of years of human history.