South Lodge Hotel, Horsham – you can’t fail but to fall in love with the charm and laid-back style of this luxury country house hotel near Horsham. Set amongst 93 acres of stunning West Sussex countryside, don’t miss the chance to dine at The Pass restaurant headed up by chef extraordinaire, Ian Swainson.
Angmering-On-Sea Beach House – this New England style abode offers visitors a luxurious stay in a beachfront house just 15 minutes’ drive from Worthing. The impressive house boasts spectacular sea views, beachfront hot tub, accommodation for up to 20 people and a place to relax and recharge your batteries.
The Old Railway Station Hotel, Petworth – formerly Petworth Railway Station, this is now a charming hotel. When else will you have the opportunity to stay in a stunningly-restored station building that dates back to 1892 or an old Pullman train carriage that was built in 1912? A truly unique experience.
The Crab & Lobster, Pagham Harbour – bed down for the night in this 16th century inn overlooking Pagham Harbour. It offers fabulous food – much of it caught on local boats out in the harbour – comfy, contemporary rooms with luxury touches and roaring fireplaces in the colder months.
Little Oldwick Barn, West Lavant– Whether you want to stay with friends in a luxurious self-catering barn, sleep in a cosy Shepherd’s Hut, go retro in an uber-cool 1950s Airstream trailer or rest under the stars in a luxury bell tent, there’s something for everyone at this gorgeous spot near Chichester.
Alexander House Hotel and Utopia Spa, Crawley – this five-star hotel is hidden deep in the West Sussex countryside with 120 acres of grounds for guests to explore. The Utopia Spa with its private Zen garden, barrel saunas, outdoor hot tub and daybeds is a real treat, bedrooms are comfy and luxurious and there’s excellent food and drink to enjoy.
The Beach House – this stylish, contemporary B&B in West Wittering has seven luxurious rooms for guests to enjoy. The on-site restaurant serves modern contemporary British cuisine and it’s just a short stroll to the stunning West Wittering beach where you can lose yourself in the sand dunes.
Canfield’s Farm, Rudgwick – calling all glampers. Part of the Featherdown Farm glamping campsites, this is the perfect place to get back to nature and stargaze as you sleep under canvas. Kids will love the outdoor water-play area with a waterfall shower and sandpit, adults will love the peace and quiet and lack of wifi signal.
Tinwood Estate Vineyard Lodges, Chichester – West Sussex is renowned for its award-winning sparkling wines and Tinwood is one of a crop of independent vineyards that is worth a visit, especially to stay in the uber-luxurious vineyard lodges. With views out on to the vines, this is a special spot.
Bailiffscourt Hotel, Climping – the place to stay if you’re visiting Arundel. Guests can expect understated luxury, outstanding food and a stunning spa and indoor pool where you can relax and forget about the outside world. If you’re travelling off-peak, there are some fantastic deals to be had.