The Swan Inn offers a great base to explore Surrey, West Sussex and the South Coast.
From the Top Gear studio to the Goodwood Revival and Festival of Speed, a champagne balloon ride to a stroll through the delightful Ramster Gardens: with so much to see and do on our doorstep, you won’t get bored. In case you’re stuck for inspiration, we’ve picked out a few highlights.
There are an abundance of golf courses in the area, including the championship courses at Wentworth and Sunningdale — little more than a half-hour drive away. If you want something a bit more low key and local, then Chiddingfold has a pretty, rural, pay and play course or there is the award-winning Cowdray Park club, nearby, set amidst the South Downs National Park.
Why not watch some polo at the Cowdray Park Polo Club, home of British Polo and venue for the Gold Cup. There is excellent fishing on the River Rother at the Cowdray Estate near Midhurst. Individuals to small groups to corporate fishing days can be catered for. Whether you’re a novice or a bit of a hot shot, the local Cowdray Park Estate offers options from clay pigeon shooting through to a simulated game shoot. Again, corporate days can be arranged.
Escape to Petworth House, landscaped by Capability Brown and immortalised by Turner.
The Swan Inn provides the perfect place for your friends and relatives to stay on your special day. Loseley Park, voted one of the top ten wedding venues in the UK, is a stone’s throw away. Gate Street Barn is a magical wedding venue set in the heart of the Surrey hills. Ramster is a gorgeous setting for a traditional country wedding.
You can’t spoil yourself properly unless you get to do a bit of shopping while you’re away. Guildford and historic Chichester are nearby, as is Petworth, recognised as the antiques centre for the South of England. Travel further west, and you’re in the historic city of Winchester and Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth, and to the southeast you’ve got some great boutique shopping in the Lanes of Brighton.
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