Muddy says: This stunning, riverside 14th century moated castle with a ruined interior offers a glimpse of medieval splendour and a fantastic fun-filled family day out - including boating adventures!
Classic meets modern at this stylish town centre hotel where you can treat yourself to spa treatments, afternoon tea or dinner, or throw a big bash
Muddy says: this colourful, multi-tasking space is more than an all-day restaurant and bar - it's a perfect shopping pit stop, place to meet friends or colleagues, or graze while you work.
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: indulge in these beautiful small batch chocolates (great for gifting if you can bear to share) and join a workshop to learn how to make your own!
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: Trust Sussex award-winning celebrant Claire Bradford to help you create unique days to remember whatever the occasion
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: This smart Regency building hosts a contemporary mix of comedy, music, theatre and fringe and is available as a party venue besides.
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
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
Muddy says: family glamping... with gin and a hot tub? A chilled weekender with partner or friends? This just might be the comfiest you can get under canvas.
Muddy says: create a magical setting for a party or wedding with this luxury tent and marquee hire company that’s all about the finishing touches.
Muddy says: Give cookie cutter weddings the elbow and trust your party planning to these cool and quirky specialists
Muddy says: A Muddy favourite, this hidden gem of a bar has inventive drinks, quirky decor and a table service policy that means it's never rammed.
Muddy says: From a frisbee to a fire juggling torch, expert circus skills supplier Oddballs can help, while sister brand Longboards will sort your skate needs.
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
Muddy says: A play centre with a difference, Little Street is the perfect place for little people to try fun roles in a world scaled down to their size
Muddy says: Locally-sourced food is the key at this village green pub with rooms near Horsham
Muddy says: historic plants, sweeping views and frequent family events mean there's always a reason to return to this special place
Muddy says: test your brain - and your friendships - with these fiendishly fun escape rooms in the heart of the city
Muddy says: Humorous decorative touches meet historic charm at this gastro pub with rooms and lodges and a wedding licence.
Muddy says: These fun sewing workshops from a fashion designer will help you run up anything from a dress to, err, nipple tassles, whatever your ability
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
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: A hot tub with a knockout view, a big communal barn and a choice of luxury lodges make this flexible High Weald country retreat perfect for couples, friends and families.
Muddy says: Turn even fussy eaters into mini food explorers with these fun children's recipe kits, available by subscription. They're also a great gift idea.
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 town centre oasis, handily opposite Worthing station, is a one-stop-pampering hangout with its own hydrotherapy pool and sauna.
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: This smart Muddy Award-winning salon in lovely premises offers a wide range of treatments besides its popular nail bar.
Muddy says: Indulge in spa treatments, fine dining, perhaps even a spot of croquet, at this country house-style retreat in the South Downs.