Explore & Discover
Set amid the beautiful Sussex countryside, just outside Slinfold Village, and 10 minutes from central Horsham, Random Hall is our 16th century farmhouse offering 14 bedrooms, a public bar, restaurant and function areas.
The seat of The Dukes of Norfolk and set in 40 acres of sweeping grounds and gardens, has been open to visitors seasonally for nearly 200 years. It is one of the great treasure houses of England, each having its own unique place in history and is home to priceless works of art. Come and see paintings and furniture, tapestries and stained glass, china and clocks, sculpture and carving, heraldry and armour in stunning room settings.
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. 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. On weekdays additional rooms in the house are open by kind permission of Lord and Lady Egremont.
Brighton – The Royal Pavilion
Built for the Prince Regent, later King George IV, in stages between 1787 and 1823, the Royal Pavilion is remarkable for its exotic oriental appearance both inside and out. This magnificent royal pleasure palace was revered by fashionable Regency society and is still a distinctive landmark for vibrant Brighton & Hove today.
Ardingly – Wakehurst Place Gardens
The National Trust’s most visited property. Open throughout the year, Wakehurst is the country estate of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The varied landscape is of international significance for its beautiful botanic gardens and tree collections, as well as for its science-based plant conservation and research.
Chichester – Goodwood House
Nestled at the foot of the South Downs and home to The Earl and Countess of March, Goodwood House combines the glamour of a great English country house with the warmth of a family home.
Handcross – High Beeches Gardens
27 acres of magnificent woodland and water gardens, full of rare, exotic and unusual plants; RHS award winning plants, a botanical treasure trove, and one of the great gardens of Sussex.
Balcombe – Nymans Gardens
Set in the High Weald with splendid views, the garden is a series of experimental designs with spectacular planting and beauty all year. Both a horticulturalist’s dream and a peaceful country garden, it is easy to lose yourself in its intimate and surprising corners.
Storrington – Parham House
Set in the heart of a medieval deer park below the South Downs, this beautiful Elizabethan house dates from 1577. The jouse is built from local stone and roofed with Horsham ‘slabs’. Set in seven acres of landscaped grounds with a lovely walled garden.
Haywards Heath – Borde Hill Gardens
Described as ‘One of the country’s truly great gardens’ by Country Life magazine, Borde Hill is more than just a beautiful and historic garden.
Sussex Fishing – Furnace Lakes
For more information on local fishing and Furnace lakes please visit their website.
Sussex Walks – Local Village Walks
Starting by Slinfold village church, this 8 mile walk can be taken in two stages with lunch at The Chequers Inn at Rowhook. This walk takes in several local farms, bridleways and woodland paths before returning to Slinfold.
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Sussex – The South Downs Link
The Downs Link is one of several great long distance footpaths and bridleways in West Sussex – it connects the South Downs Way near Botolphs south of Steyning with the North Downs Way east of Guildford. Click here for more information
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Get a discounted B & B rate when you book direct with us – use our online facility or call us on 01403 790558 to confirm. We are here to help your stay at Random Hall be as comfortable and enjoyable as possible, so please feel free to discuss any special requirements you might have.
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