Muddy says: Locally-sourced food is the key at this village green pub with rooms near Horsham
Muddy Says: Oozing character and with great food and drink, this friendly village pub also has smart bedrooms for a weekend break
Muddy says: Nature’s bounty captured in beautifully-presented bottles and jars - perfect gifts for foodies or to self
Muddy says: Slake produces a truly local gin made from ingredients foraged from beach, woods and Downs
Muddy says: Fine dining in smart yet relaxed surrounds with an additional sunny outdoor terrace, The Curlew is a sure bet for a treat, whether or not you've a special occasion to celebrate.
Muddy says: Wandering around a handsome Grade II-listed building browsing imported Indian furniture and gifts before enjoying coffee and cake on the terrace - shopping heaven!
Muddy says: In Insta-worthy Rye, this family- and dog-friendly pub with rooms is a good choice for dedicated foodies or those seeking a weekend break.
Muddy says: Organically-reared meat and game and a Winnie the Pooh connection are part of the Dorset Arms' appeal. You can also stay over in the pub's cottage.
Muddy says: Humorous decorative touches meet historic charm at this gastro pub with rooms and lodges and a wedding licence.
Muddy says: Is this the most fun place to lay your head in Brighton? Probably. Book into a themed room or drop in for bands, comedy and cocktails.
Muddy says: Vintage Parisian style with a touch of kitsch injects the fun into afternoon teas, cocktails or a loungey lunch in this buzzy Kemptown café.
Muddy says: A brilliant way to discover more about Sussex's vineyards with tours, tastings and lunch in lovely surrounds
Muddy says: Get a tasty behind-the-scenes introduction to Brighton's booming indie food scene with these unique walking tours
Muddy Says: This lofty vineyard at Alfriston boasts beautiful views, wildlife walks, pop-up dining and gorgeous accommodation in its Flint Barns.
Muddy says: This compact racecourse backed by the South Downs is a hidden gem. Make a day of it with a meal on site or hire a venue with a view for a big bash.
Muddy says: Bang on the seafront, this stylish hotel has a quirky basement spa and is a top spot for afternoon tea, dinner and cocktails.
Muddy says: An award-winning country retreat where you can learn to bake bread and cakes, walk off your indulgence and stay over in cottages. Or, simply stop in for lunch or tea.
Muddy says: Indulge in spa treatments, fine dining, perhaps even a spot of croquet, at this country house-style retreat in the South Downs.