Aldingbourne Country Centre


Chichester, West Sussex

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Aldingbourne County Centre is the place eat, drink, laugh and learn together, all while helping one of the most innovative charities in the South. From the Open Farm to the Woodland Walk, there's so much to do with your little ones. Ride on aRTie Aldingbourne Express landtrain, get lost in the maze, enjoy the indoor soft play areas, or speed down the indoor slide. When you're hungry, drop into the our Quarry Cafe, where you can enjoy a homemade cake and hot drink, or even a delicious lunch. The Aldingbourne Trust works to give adults with learning disabilities and/or autism across the south the opportunity to live meaningful and fulfilled lives. 

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Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
Aldingbourne Country Centre
Blackmill Lane, Norton, CHICHESTER, West Sussex, PO18 0JP


  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Parking onsite
  • Cafe
  • Fully accessible
  • Facilities: Fully accessible to wheelchair users, changing places toilet, lift, Blue Badge spaces in main car park.
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: 10am - 4pm, Monday to Sunday.

About the area

Discover West Sussex

Divided from East Sussex back in 1888, West Sussex is so typically English that to walk through its landscape will feel like a walk through the whole country. Within its boundaries lies a wide variety of landscape and coastal scenery, but it is the spacious and open South Downs with which the county is most closely associated.

In terms of walking, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Studying the map reveals a multitude of routes – many of them to be found within the boundaries of the South Downs National Park – and an assortment of scenic long-distance trails leading towards distant horizons; all of them offer a perfect way to get to the heart of ‘Sussex by the sea,’ as it has long been known. If you enjoy cycling with the salty tang of the sea for company, try the ride between Chichester and West Wittering. You can vary the return journey by taking the Itchenor ferry to Bosham. 

West Sussex is renowned for its many pretty towns, of course. Notably, there is Arundel, littered with period buildings and dominated by the castle, the family home of the Duke of Norfolk, that dates back nearly 1,000 years.

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