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This flat part of Sussex is criss-crossed by a bewildering number of footpaths. This walk is a small example of the possibilities. The walk starts immediately south of the Black Horse pub in Nuthurst, West Sussex. This is a pleasant old village pub, with a beer-garden next to a stream, serving good beer and acceptable food. To the right is the old parish church of St Andrew's; both the graveyard and the church itself are worth a visit.
The lane opposite the church goes to The Architectural Plants centre (APC). This sells exotic well-trained trees and large bushes and a walk around the centre is recommended to anyone with an interest in gardening. Also of interest to gardeners is the large Hillier Garden Centre nearby on the A281, towards Horsham. On the same site is a Birds of Prey Centre, where there are regular exhibitions of the birds being put through their paces. Shortly after the Architectural Plants Centre is a tiny pottery factory and a linen centre.
Both of these were inactive when we did the walk (after 5pm) and additional notes from anyone visiting these places would be welcome.
The Lady in Grey will point out the way.
England - South England - West Sussex - Countryside
Church, Mostly Flat, Pub
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