Shoreham-by-Sea is a busy port at the mouth of the River Adur. The footbridge over the river leads to the beach which is ¾ mile from the station. The small town of Steyning with its attractive half-timbered buildings is a bus ride away (see Steyning Museum below).
The history of the port of Shoreham with ship models and maritime paintings as well as displays on
the early film industry and flying. The Museum has a distinctive chequerboard facade and is one of the
oldest lay buildings in Sussex. Temporary exhibitions programme. Tel. 01273 462994.
Open May-Oct, TWThFS 1030-1630.
A medieval timber-framed house with panelling interiors, including the unique Elizabethan 'Painted Room'
with trompe l'oeil murals. Collection of English costume-dolls.
Attractive gardens with amusing animal topiary. Refreshments. Tel. 01903 816205.
Open May-Sep, Thur, Sun & BH 1400-1800. Last tour 1700.
Bus 2 from High Street to Bramber, 14 minutes journey. Daily, hourly. Operated by Brighton & Hove.
The ruins of a Norman motte and bailey castle guarding the Adur valley through the South Downs.
The gatehouse stands almost to its full height. Admission free.
Open Any reasonable time.
Bus as St Mary's House above.
The history of the ancient town of Steyning. Temporary exhibitions programme.
Tel. 01903 813333. Admission free.
Open TWFS & BH 1030-1230,1430-1630. Sun 1430-1630. Closes 1600 Oct-Mar.
Bus 2 from High Street to Steyning Clock Tower, 18 minutes journey. Daily, hourly. Operated by Brighton & Hove.