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Religious Curiosities Driving Trail: West

Inside a village church

Start point

St Michael's Church Amberley

BN18 9NA

Walking level: Easy

Distance: Driving trail

Refreshments: Refreshments available in some villages

Toilets: Public toilets available in some villages

Dogs: Please keep dogs on leads and clean mess up

This is a driving trail. Driving between sites is recommended. This trail covers the villages of Amberley, Pulborough, Billingshurst, West Chiltington, Thakeham and Storrington

The trail aims to tell the fascinating story of religion within the County, through the graves of people who have lived interesting lives, Unusual architectural features, the Coats of Arms of well known Monarchs, and the actions taken by individual churchmen.

The areas covered include Amberley, Pulborough, Billingshurst, West Chiltington, Thakeham and Storrington, with excursions to nearby places of interest. The trails have been designed with a circular tour in mind, and can be started and finished at any point.

The trail explores the following churches and historic buildings:

  • St Michael's Church, Amberley
  • St Botolph's Church, Pulborough
  • Memorial to Rev William Masefield, Pulborough
  • The Blue Idol Quaker Meeting House, Coolham
  • The George and Dragon, near Shipley
  • St Mary the Virgin, Shipley
  • St Mary's Church, West Chiltington
  • William Penn Stone, Abingworth
  • St Peter's Church, Parham
  • The Pilgrims Way
  • St Nicholas Church, Arundel
  • Arundel Cathedral
  • St Richard's Church near Petworth
  • All Hallows Church Petworth