Standing in unspoilt countryside at the foot of the South Downs, this lovely old brick and flint…
The Fox Goes Free
“Characterful country inn with a charming interior” - AA Inspector
CHARLTON, WEST SUSSEX
Our Inspector's view
This former hunting lodge has retained much original character and is located in lovely countryside at the foot of the South Downs National Park. The bedrooms are well appointed and the pub boasts low ceilings, brick floors and three inglenook fireplaces. The inn serves its own ale and has an inviting, daily-changing menu. During the summer months, guests can take advantage of the rear garden.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 5
- Family bedrooms: 2
- Bedrooms ground: 2
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Free TV
- Open parking
- Accessible bedrooms: 2
- Steps for wheelchair: 1
- Dinner Served
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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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