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Shoreham-by-Sea

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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).

www.westsussex.info

Marlipins Museum ½ mile

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.
www.sussexpast.co.uk

Shoreham-by-Sea map

St Mary's House and Gardens by bus

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.
www.stmarysbramber.co.uk
Bus 2 from High Street to Bramber, 14 minutes journey. Daily, hourly. Operated by Brighton & Hove.

Bramber Castle EH by bus

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.
www.english-heritage.org.uk
Bus as St Mary's House above.

Steyning Museum by bus

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.
www.steyningmuseum.org.uk
Bus 2 from High Street to Steyning Clock Tower, 18 minutes journey. Daily, hourly. Operated by Brighton & Hove.

Bramber and Steyning map