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Family Fun

You and your family may well wish to spend to enjoying the hotel, grounds and our swimming pool or relax with a good book but if you prefer to get out and about, here's some ideas..

Bluebell Railway

The Bluebell Railway takes you back to a time where everything moved at more gentle pace. Enjoy an important part of England's railway heritage with a ride on the Bluebell Steam Railway through the West Sussex countryside - a lovely family day out & great for all ages.

Enjoy a little murder mystery on board a beautiful Pullman Carriage while steaming through the Sussex countryside and enjoying dinner - nostalgic & so much fun!

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Knepp Wildland Project

A 3,500 acre estate just south of Horsham, home to some extremely rare species like turtle doves, nightingales, peregrine falcons and purple emperor butterflies

Choose from a selection of safaris with specialists guides to take you to the current hotspots of wildlife activity, from an easy pace walk to a full day.

Escape Rooms at Tulley's Farm

A great way to spend time with family and friends, choose from one of their highly themed escape rooms and immerse yourself! A very unique family day out and there are loads of seasonal events including Shocktober Fest. Tulley's Farm is renowned for it's imaginative approach to entertainment..

Halloween at Tulley's is the scariest thing ever - be prepared for some serious spooking!

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Ardingly Activity Centre

Water sports are fun! Whether you're young, old, beginner or experienced Ardingly Activity Centre is an idyllic location for sailing, windsurfing, paddleboarding, fishing and more..