1. Vineyard Tours – West Sussex is fast becoming a leader in producing world class wines and it’s worth a trip to the region to experience the fizz. Take a tour of the Bolney, Tinwood or Albourne vineyards and snap the stunning Sussex countryside as you go, sipping on some of the UK’s finest sparkling wine. 
  2. Airsports Paragliding – experience West Sussex from above and master the art of paragliding by signing up to an Elementary Pilot Course. The South Downs National Park is the perfect place to learn this new sport and paraglide across vast green landscapes, giving you a whole new perspective on the region.
  3. Glamping – if you love camping but hate the thought of not being able to have a hot shower and wrestling with an uncomfortable sleeping bag, Little Oldwick Barn is here to save you. Bed down in a cosy Shepherd’s Hut, sleep in an uber-cool 1950s luxury Airstream trailer or opt for a pre-erected Bell Tent complete with comfy bed and luxury touches.
  4. Hot Air Ballooning – from its base in Petworth, the British School of Ballooning will take you on the flight of a lifetime. Taking in some of the region’s most romantic sights, including Cowdray Park, Uppark House, the South Downs National Park, Bignor Roman Villa and Petworth House, you’ll float above the clouds on an Instagram-worthy adventure.
  5. Spa break – if you’re looking for an out-of-this-world spa and dining experience, book in to the five-star Alexander House Hotel and Utopia Spa. Hidden deep in the West Sussex countryside with 120 acres of grounds to explore, there’s a private Zen garden, barrel saunas, outdoor hot tub and daybeds. You can also enjoy a 10-course tasting menu and Sunday roast in AG’s Restaurant.
  6. Walk with alpacas – make your way to Adsdean Park, near Chichester, to experience something completely different. Dunreyth Alpacas runs personalised walks throughout the year from Wednesday to Sunday for groups or couples, taking you on an hour-long walk through the West Sussex woods with these friendly, furry creatures.
  7. 4x4 adventure – Mud Mayhem offers something for every self-confessed adrenalin junkie. Want to take your chance on an epic off-road course in a purpose built, roll caged, off-road buggy? Or maybe you’d prefer the safety of a Land Rover or Jeep? Whichever one you choose, hold on to the steering wheel and head off on a muddy, bumpy, ride to remember.
  8. Dawn chorus at Knepp Safari – experience the thrill of the dawn chorus and wild animals undisturbed in their natural habitat with a Dawn Safari. Set out on foot at 5am with your guide in search of roe deer, fallow deer, Exmoor ponies, longhorn cattle, weasels, foxes, badgers and turtle doves. End it all at 7am with a steaming mug of tea and bacon roll.
  9. Clay pigeon shooting – located near Findon, the Southdown Gun Club is one of the largest shooting grounds in the country and a great place to try your hand at clay pigeon shooting. The Have-a-Go shooting area is perfect for beginners with a wide range of targets, professional instructors and plenty of clays for you to perfect your aim. A fantastic experience set in the heart of the West Sussex countryside.
  10. Trek ‘n’ Taste – want to discover more about the award-winning vineyards in West Sussex? Then book in for a tour to discover the region’s stunning vineyards. You’ll get to explore the area on foot and discover some hidden West Sussex gems along the way. Plus you’ll be treated to a hand-picked gourmet picnic hamper from local delis and farm shops to eat as you go.