Steyning: Religious Curiosities Driving Trail

East church interior

Start point

St Andrews Church, Steyning

BN44 3YB

Walking level: Easy

Distance: Driving trail

Refreshments: Refreshments available in each village

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 Steyning, Bramber, Henfield, Cowfold and West Grinstead.

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 are bordered by Cowfold, Billingshurst, Pulborough, Amberley, Storrington, Steyning and Henfield, 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 7 churches and 2 historic buildings:

  • St Andrew's Church Steyning
  • St Botolph's Church Steyning
  • Coombes Church, Lancing
  • St Nicholas Church at Bramber Castle
  • St Mary's House Bramber
  • Henfield Cat House
  • St Peter's Church Cowfold
  • The Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, West Grinstead
  • St George's Church, West Grinstead

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