Muddy says: Happily positioned near Rye and its nature reserve, this pub has quirky decor and heaps going on, from walks to live music to art workshops
Muddy says: Set within 33 acres of garden and surrounding woodland, Nymans is a great place to discover nature and pop in for interesting exhibitions
Muddy says: Surrounded by the wooded landscape of the Sussex Weald, this 17th-century house, former home to Rudyard Kipling, is now a fabulous place to visit both inside and out.
Muddy says: A well-loved family attraction that has plenty of activities to get stuck into come rain or shine plus an adjoining dry ski slope
Muddy says: Fabulous gardens and lakes (plus the odd albino wallaby) make for a full day out. Treat yourself to fine dining or afternoon tea with a view in the Interlude Restaurant.
Muddy says: A charming countryside spa retreat with Elemis treatments, where even day visitors get their own cottage as a relaxing base
Muddy says: With a super-handy location at a railway station just under the South Downs, Chalkpit Trails is your gateway to a regular or electric two-wheeled adventure
Muddy says: This arts and crafts-focused college has plenty of short courses plus award-winning gardens to explore. There's also a popular annual Chilli Fiesta.
Muddy says: Get stuck into top seafood, from casual crispy squid to fish platters and chowders (plus cocktails and takeaway ice-cream) right opposite the beach
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
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.
Muddy says: A fun and original indoor adventure with great themed sets, this is perfect for parties from kids' birthdays to stags and hens
Muddy says: historic plants, sweeping views and frequent family events mean there's always a reason to return to this special place
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
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
Muddy says: A brilliant way to discover more about Sussex's vineyards with tours, tastings and lunch in lovely surrounds
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