West Sussex


West Sussex, BN44 3YE


Historic Steyning, nestling against the inspiring landscape of the South Downs, is well known as one of the most picturesque towns in Sussex.

The town of Saint Cuthman (c750AD), Steyning is rich in history, with scores of timber-framed buildings in and around the ancient High Street, and its excellent museum. It was once a port on the then navigable estuary of the River Adur and was prized by the Normans; their legacy today includes the magnificent parish church and the ruins of the castle in nearby Bramber.

Steyning offers the visitor a fantastic selection of interesting shops (including the award winning Cobblestone walk), a monthly farmers market and ample free parking. There are also restaurants, pubs and tea rooms offering delicious food and drink, plus a wide selection of great accommodation for the weary traveller.

Rightfully known as a great destination for walkers, Steyning provides easy access to beautiful countryside, the South Downs Way and to other long distance paths. There are also excellent local routes to the mysterious Chanctonbury Ring, the Iron Age hill fort at Cissbury Ring, and delightfully gentle walks through the Adur Valley.

Come and experience Steyning for yourself; the warmest welcome awaits you.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

By CarSteyning lies in conveniently between the A24 and A23, just north of the A27. The A283 runs past the town. Free car-parking is available in Steyning at several of the towns car parks.By Foot or By BikeUse the Coastal Link multi-use pathway that runs from the River Adur footbridge at Shoreham-by-Sea to Bramber where it links to the South Downs Way and the Downslink to Guildford. Visit for more information.

Public Transport Directions

By TrainThe nearest mainline station is is approximately 5 miles from Steyning at Shoreham-by-Sea which is on the main South Coast line between Brighton and Portsmouth and London and the central South Coast. For further information please see BusSteyning is well served by buses for travel to major towns Buses Numbers 20 and 20A run from Brighton via Shoreham-by-Sea and via Upper Beeding and Bramber to Steyning.Visit for more information

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