Amberley is a charming historic village on the banks of the River Arun and the Wild Brooks. The medieval castle stands tall in the centre of the village: it is now Amberley Castle Hotel, a luxurious hotel and restaurant. The Amberley Working Museum makes for a fascinating visit. Dedicated to preserving the area’s industrial history, it is a must for transport enthusiasts.
Things to do
A fascinating indoor and outdoor museum dedicated to the industrial heritage of the South East.
This 12th-century church has a large Norman chancel arch and medieval wall paintings.
Now a hotel, Amberley Castle has a rich historic background dating back to 1100 and offers guided history tours in the summer.
A tiny unrestored building from the so-called Saxo-Norman overlap.