The sportsman is located on the fringe of Amberley Known as “the pearl of the south downs” whose many thatched cottages and pretty gardens lend immense charm whilst its antiquity is highlighted by its Norman church and castle.
The Amberley wildbrooks and the river Arun are a must for birdwatchers, whose stay can be enhanced by a trip to the RSPB’s important site at Pulborough or the Wild life and Wetlands Trust at Arundel.
Parham house, an Elizabethan masterpiece, set
in it own highly prized gardens and deer park is
located within two miles.
Amberley working museum is situated by the
mainline railway station (a short walk)
The roman villa at Bignor has extensive remains
of original buildings and mosaics (four miles).
Arundel with it s famous castle and boasting a myriad of little antique shops and markets and for those that enjoy trout fishing there’s Chalk spring fisheries.
Horse Racing at Fontwell ( eight miles) and of course Goodwood (twelve miles), which also has motor racing and classic car events.
Historic town of Chichester (14 miles) offering fabulous shopping opportunities, a magnificent Cathedral and the celebrated Festival Theatre,