Don't miss a thing!

The changing seasons never limit the endless opportunities to explore West Sussex. From the appeal of a crisp day on the coast to a tranquil golden afternoon in the South Downs National Park, and an ink black sky full of stars, there’s no shortage of beautiful autumnal backdrops for life’s important moments.

Visit our #MustSee historic houses, marvel at our many museums and scream at our Haunted Halloween events. Indulge in a beautifully cooked and locally sourced meal at any one of our cosy inns, celebrate with a glass (or two) of Sussex Sparkling at our award-winning vineyards and stay at one of our unique properties so that you can enjoy West Sussex for longer. Come and create unforgettable memories with us.

We’ve some great ideas for things to do this autumn and making memories doesn’t have to cost the earth. Whether you’re visiting from near or far, for a day, a weekend, or a week, there’s always something more to see in West Sussex.

Arial view of Arundel Castle


Don’t miss a thing with these top autumnal places to visit in West Sussex.


We’ve picked some of our favourite things to do in West Sussex this season.

Arial view of East Head Beach


Check out our autumn must-explore list to not miss out on seasonal highlights.

Looking for some extra autumnal adventure?

Embrace the crisp autumn days and kick up the leaves while you wander the grounds of some incredible locations throughout West Sussex.

Whether you’re searching for your next insta-worthy autumn photoshoot or you’re a self-confessed foodie scouting out some highly rated West Sussex eateries (and breweries), we’ve got you covered.

Two people standing by the lake at Wakehurst, framed by autumnal leaves

Leaf peeping

Here are some of our top tips for making the most of the season’s colours whilst exploring West Sussex.

Pumpkins instagrammable autumn

Instagrammable Autumn

We’ve put together a list of some of our top photo spots you simply shouldn’t miss this autumn.

Gravetye Manor

West Sussex food trail

Use our new food trail to plan your next trip and try something unique, delicious and memorable!

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Find inspiration for your next escape in our beautiful county.