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Steyning is a small rural town and civil parish in the Horsham District of West Sussex, England. It is located at the north end of the River Adur gap in the South Downs, four miles (6.4 km) north of Shoreham-by-Sea.

The smaller villages of Bramber and Upper Beeding, Ashurst, Wiston, Small Dole & Edburton constitute, with Steyning, a built-up area at this crossing-point of the river.

A beautiful place to explore & stay

Relax and spend time exploring – whether you walk, cycle, paddle or just want to watch the world go by!


From A24 

At the Washington Roundabout junction with the A283 take the road east towards Brighton. After approximately 4 miles there is a left  turn towards Ashurst and almost immediately a right turn towards Steyning. If you continue on the A283 to the next Roundabout you are in. 1st exit is Bramber Castle, 2nd exit is to The Street, Bramber continuing over a weight limit bridge to Upper Beeding, 3rd exit is to continue on A283 to Upper Beeding, by-passing Bramber. Small Dole is on the Henfield road out of Upper Beeding opposite the Rising Sun Pub. 

From A23
At the A27 junction take the road west towards Worthing. Follow directions ‘From A27’.

From A27
Leave the A27 at the A 283 junction, signposted Steyning and Shoreham-by Sea. At the roundabout, take the A283 signposted Horsham and Steyning. At the next roundabout you are in Upper Beeding,  take the 1st exit for Steyning and Ashurst, or the 2nd exit to continue into Upper Beeding and for the Henfield and Small Dole road.

Buses 20X and 2A run from Brighton via Shoreham-by-Sea and via Upper Beeding and Bramber to Steyning.
Bus 100 runs East / West from Pulborough to Burgess Hill, via Steyning High Street, the Street, Bramber and Upper Beeding.
Bus 106 runs from Worthing to Henfield via Steyning High Street, the Street, Bramber and Upper Beeding.


The nearest mainline station is approximately 5 miles from Steyning at Shoreham-by-Sea, which is on the main South Coast line between Brighton and Portsmouth with good access to London and the central South Coast.

The Coastal Link multi-use pathway links Shoreham-by-Sea to Bramber where it joins the South Downs Way (Winchester to Eastbourne)and the Downslink route to the North Downs near Guildford.  The Downslink passes through Steyning.

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Enjoy a relaxing and adventurous stay in the heart of the South Downs