Local Information

Please note: Medlar Cottage is not taking any new bookings and will close at the end of April 2017



There is much to do around the area of Medlar Cottage. Below you will find a small selection of attractions together with details of where you can look for additional information.
Local Attractions  
Amberley Museum Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre is a 36 acre site set in the South Downs National Park, dedicated to the industrial heritage of the South East,. Exhibits include a narrow-gauge railway and bus service (both provide free nostalgic travel around the site), Connected Earth telecommunications hall, energy electricity hall, printing workshop and much more http://www.amberleymuseum.co.uk/
Arundel Castle Set in 40 acres of  grounds and gardens, Arundel Castle has been open to visitors seasonally for nearly 200 years. It is one of the Treasure Houses of England. http://www.arundelcastle.org/index.htm
Arundel Cathedral http://www.arundelcathedral.org/
Arundel Farmers Market Held the 3rd Saturday in each month from 9.00 am - 1.00 pm in the centre of Arundel where you can buy local produce
Arundel Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre The Wildfowl & Wetlands centre at Arundel is surrounded by ancient woodland and overlooked by the town's historic castle and is home to many rare species of wetland wildlife.   http://www.wwt.org.uk/
Fontwell Park Racing & Events http://www.fontwellpark.co.uk/
Goodwood Set in 12,000 acres of rolling Sussex Downland, Goodwood enjoys an exceptional variety and unique mixture of activities, ranging from horseracing, motor racing, flying, golf and shooting.       http://www.goodwood.co.uk/
Parham House & Gardens Parham House & Gardens have always been a well-loved family home, only three families have lived here since its foundation stone was laid in 1577 during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Parham's tranquillity and timeless beauty have changed little over the centuries. http://www.parhaminsussex.co.uk/
Petworth House & Park The vast late 17th-century mansion is set in a beautiful 283-hectare (700-acre) deer park, landscaped by 'Capability' Brown and immortalised in Turner's paintings. Inside, the house contains the National Trust's finest collection of pictures, with numerous works by Turner, Van Dyck, Reynolds and Blake, ancient and Neo-classical sculpture, fine furniture and carvings by Grinling Gibbons. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/petworth-house/
South Downs Way Experience some of our finest countryside between Winchester, first capital of England, and the white chalk cliffs of Eastbourne. If you are interested in great views, attractive wildlife, visible prehistory, fine pubs and pretty villages, or if you just fancy a challenge, the South Downs Way awaits you. http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/southdowns/
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum Situated in a corner of the old RAF Tangmere airfield, the Museum is home to an impressive display of historic aircraft and a unique collection of aviation memorabilia stretching from the First World War through to the Cold War.   http://www.tangmere-museum.org.uk/
Weald & Downland Open Air Museum http://www.wealddown.co.uk
Other Information  
Arundel-for local info:& what's on  http://www.arundel.org.uk
South Downs This site is devoted to visitor information.  http://www.southdowns.gov.uk
UK Train times To get train times and plan rail travel visit: http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Theatre breaks Chichester Festival Theatre: http://www.cft.org.uk
Arundel Festival http://www.arundelfestival.co.uk