Disabled Access accommodation on the South Coast

We have good facilities for our less-able guests and welcome pets. Both Living Elements and Nature’s Elements are wheelchair accessible, although they have different facilities available. Palmer’s is fully wheelchair accessible on the ground floor, with a downstairs single bedroom and its own bathroom with large shower, bath and toilet with a sink. More details

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“I’m bored!!” – not any longer!

“Mum!!!! I’m bored! What can I do???” Ever heard that one before?! Of course, all parents have, and their parents before them!… It is more usual to hear when you are at home and when even the electronic gadgets are failing to inspire and capture the imagination, but even on holiday it happens sometimes. Gayle

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Get your free Hen Party Planner here

We know how challenging organising a Hen Party can be so we have created a Hen Party Planner to help you. Hope you like it! Just sign up here and it will wing its way to your inbox immediately. Click on the image below to get instant access to your guide:   With this great

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Mothering Sunday

Mothers – those incredibly special, overworked, much undervalued, pillars of the family who we so often take for granted! (How many people do YOU know who will put up with being screamed at, weed and pooed on and kept up at all hours and not get paid and that’s just when you are a baby?!!)

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Valentine’s Day

Who wants to treat both themselves and their loved one? Don’t be shy – you know that you want to! This is what sharing love and experiences is all about afterall. Chichester Self Catering has a number of gorgeous options for you! It depends what you want to achieve – rest and relaxation, a surprise

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New Marks and Spencers Foodhall out-of-town in Chichester

Chichester currently has two stores in the City centre – we are very lucky! But we now also have a further huge warehouse Foodhall out-of-town on the Portfield Estate. The store in North Street does ladies clothing, lingerie and gifts mainly and has the returns counter. The East Street store supplies food, gentleman’s clothing, some

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Bluebell Woods – a “heavenly-scent” experience

If you have never experienced the full glory of an English Bluebell wood – then it should go onto your “Life’s Bucket List” immediately! To find out what I am talking about just watch the video. You can never have enough of this special colour filtering into your eyes! The vibration from this particular blue

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Chocolate workshops hit the sweet spot!

Are you looking to have a fabulous, fun learning experience whilst you enjoy time with the Hens? How about an indulgent CHOCOLATE MAKING WORKSHOP with a professional? Up to 13 ladies can attend the workshops at any one time – which suits most Hen Party groups. For more than that you can always split the

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Do you know about the health benefits of our sauna?

Did you know that here at Living Elements we have a fabulous health tool very common in health clubs and spas- the sauna! Because they’re just about everywhere, I think we lose sight of the importance of saunas on our health. There are several different kinds of saunas in the world. Scandanavian saunas from Finland,

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Hen Party venue location considerations and travel

By their very nature Hen Parties involve having people travel to a central point to get together. Hen Parties favour staycations – it is easier on everyone’s finances and leaves more money for the food and drink or activities. Wherever the chosen location may be you all have to get there. I have noticed that

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What does your dream Hen Party involve?

If you are the Bride-to-Be just what does your Hen Party celebration look like? If you can answer this question whoever is organising the get together will love you forever! Here are some brilliant ideas to get you “in the mood”.

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Biteappy – for people with specific food requirements

Eating out simplified for people with dietary intolerances and allergies Caroline Oldham of Biteappy Have you heard about a new free app has been launched to make the dining-out lives of people with dietary intolerances and allergies a whole lot simpler! Caroline Oldham, a coeliac with an additional lactose allergy – found it a constant

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Petworth Park Walks

Stroll across Petworth Deer Park Words by Hazel Sillver, Sussex Life The resident bucks at Petworth (photo: National Trust) Petworth Deer Park, 3.1m (5k). One of the loveliest winter walks in Sussex is around the deer park at Petworth. Map of the route Petworth Park and pleasure grounds It is a joy to walk in

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Walks around Slindon on the South Downs

Nore Hill Folly on the Slindon Estate This lovely circular walk around the Slindon estate celebrates the best of autumn. Slindon Estate The ancient downland estate at Slindon is managed by the National Trust and encompasses woodland, farmland, parkland and the village of Slindon. From the folly on Nore Hill, walkers can drink in spectacular

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Independent shops in Petersfield

The team at The Natural Apothecary serve up delicious, healthy food Petersfield has been bustling with independent traders for over 800 years and they are still flocking to set up in business in this former wool town. The imposing equestrian statue of William III in The Square is a natural focal point for Petersfield’s regular

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Wetland Walks in Sussex

We are truly blessed in this little corner of West Sussex to boast some of the very best wetlands in the UK. So why not make the most of them and go for a walk? Pagham Harbour

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Best ways to travel around West Sussex using public transport.

How to get to Chichester and West Sussex from London. West Sussex and the South Downs are virtually on London’s doorstep, so getting here couldn’t be simpler. In just 120 minutes you have left the hustle and bustle of the capital far behind and passed through Gatwick, Horsham and Arundel. If it is daylight – enjoy

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