Days out in Sussex: take a vineyard tour

Looking for a day out in Sussex that combines countryside views with a chance to sample some delicious local food and drink? Sussex vineyard tours have become popular over the past few years as more vineyards open up across the South Downs, offering the best of English sparkling wine.

England’s Medieval Festival at Herstmonceux Castle

England’s Medieval Festival takes place over the August bank holiday weekend at Herstmonceux Castle in East Sussex, which is about an hour and a half from London or 45 minutes from Brighton. It claims to be the best medieval festival in England – a bold statement when it takes place not so far from the famous Loxwood Joust in West Sussex