South DownsAbingworth

Field of poppies on the South Downs
The Devil's Dyke in the South Downs
Amberley village in Sussex
Windmill on the South Downs
Walkers on the Sussex cliffs

Self-guided walking

From £100 - 1 to 7 nights

Country House Escape at Abingworth

Holiday reference: AWPOA

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Walkers are welcome logoCountry House Escapes offer a flexible way to enjoy some of Britain's most scenic areas. Ideal for self-guided walking, cycling or sightseeing.

The rolling hills of the South Downs stretch across the counties of East and West Sussex, offering some of Southern England’s best walking and sightseeing.  

Highlights of your stay could include

  • Self-guided walks along the crest of the South Downs or through the gently rolling landscapes of the Sussex Weald
  • Cosmopolitan Brighton for excellent shopping, relaxing on the beach, or visiting the elaborate Royal Pavilion
  • Birdwatching at the Arundel Wetland Centre, run by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust. Stunning scenery, 60 acres of ponds, lakes and reedbeds and many hundreds of spectacular wildfowl
  • Arundel Castle, an ancient castle and stately home of the Dukes of Norfolk, dating from Norman times with fine collections of furniture, paintings and armour


Great value. What’s included

  • Full Board accommodation
  • All the Country House facilities
  • Country House Escapes Guide – full of information about local attractions, activities and suggested itineraries to help plan your holiday
  • A free Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 scale Explorer map of the local area for every booking
  • Self-guided walk directions can be downloaded from this website. Further maps and guidebooks are available at Abingworth Hall

The Country House Escapes guide

  • Suggestions for local walks and cycle rides can be downloaded from this website
  • Comprehensive list of visitor attractions such as houses, gardens, boat trips, museums & galleries
  • Ideas and contacts for more active options such as kayaking and pony trekking

bed_and_breakfast Want more flexibility? Click HERE for Bed and Breakfast only vacancies.

Next steps

Book your holiday

Call our travel experts:
0345 470 8558
or email reservations

International customers please call:
+44 20 8732 1250

Our lines are open:
Monday to Friday 09:00 - 19:00
Saturday 09:00 - 13.00