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Herstmonceux Castle

Muddy says: Explore themed gardens with a castle backdrop, hire a unique wedding venue, or join in the annual Medieval Festival or other fun events

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Weald & Downland Living Museum, Singleton

Muddy says: History has never been such fun! Step into real homes and workplaces of bygone centuries transported to one gorgeous setting - great for family days out, even weddings.

Cafes

Phileas Fogg’s World of Adventures

Muddy says: A fun and original indoor adventure with great themed sets, this is perfect for parties from kids' birthdays to stags and hens

Activities

The Old Market, Hove

Muddy says: This smart Regency building hosts a contemporary mix of comedy, music, theatre and fringe and is available as a party venue besides.

Bars

Fontwell Park

Muddy says: Close to Arundel, this unique jumps course makes for a fun day out. Keep an eye on the calendar for family days and other themed events

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Brighton Racecourse

Muddy says: This racecourse with a view has plenty of options if you're planning a party besides a packed calendar of race days, gigs and events

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Lingfield Park Resort

Muddy says: Lingfield Park is more than just a racecourse – it is a leisure resort offering racing, a 4* Marriott Hotel and spa and a championship 18-hole golf course.

Accommodation

Denmans Garden

Muddy says: Take some time out in a beautiful haven designed by the 'father of the modern garden' and linger over lunch or a cream tea

Afternoon teas

Borde Hill Garden

Muddy says: historic plants, sweeping views and frequent family events mean there's always a reason to return to this special place

Activities

Escape Game Brighton

Muddy says: test your brain - and your friendships - with these fiendishly fun escape rooms in the heart of the city

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Arundel Wetland Centre

Muddy says: Varied ways to get close to wildlife on land and water and a busy programme of children's activities make this a natural winner for a day out

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Trading Boundaries, Fletching

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!

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Music for Aardvarks

Muddy says: Musical sessions for children – yawn! Not anymore… With its soundtrack of rock, pop, folk and blues, Music for Aardvarks will really get your child grooving

Activities

The Bell in Ticehurst

Muddy says: Humorous decorative touches meet historic charm at this gastro pub with rooms and lodges and a wedding licence.

Accommodation

Amberley Museum, Sussex school holidays

Amberley Museum

Muddy says: This huge museum brings history to life with demonstrations, vintage vehicle rides and more. A sure bet for a family day out.

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Charleston

Muddy says: be inspired in the former home of Bloomsbury Group pioneers, hear from notable authors at key literary festivals and produce your own art in a workshop

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Fishers Adventure Farm Park

Muddy says: Find year-round indoor and outdoor family fun at Fishers, with animal encounters, play zones, rides and much more to keep you and yours amused

Accommodation

Hotel Pelirocco, Brighton

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.

Accommodation

Plumpton Racecourse, Wedding venues, Sussex, Party Venues Sussex, Unusual wedding venues, Sussex

Plumpton Racecourse

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.

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Cameron Contemporary Art

Muddy Says: a friendly go-to gallery to help you add unique style to your home or find that perfect gift

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