The Gribble Inn
“Thatched pub with its own microbrewery” - AA Inspector
OVING, WEST SUSSEX
This charming 16th-century thatched inn has its own microbrewery, and it is a peaceful spot to sup any of the own-brewed real ales on tap; any of the six ales can be taken away – quantities from just two pints to 20 litres. There are two open log fires, low beams and a pretty cottage garden. From the menu, enjoy traditional pub food such as slow-roasted pork belly; pork and herb sausages with creamy mash; and fruit crumble and custard. The inn hosts summer and winter beer festivals, and there is a brewery tap bar. The inn is named after school teacher, Rose Gribble, who up until her death, lived in the building.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Coach parties accepted
- Open all year
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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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