Aldingbourne Country Centre

Type:Parkland / Woodland Garden

Blackmill Lane, Norton, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0JP

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Recently awarded the accreditation of VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction, The Aldingbourne Country Centre, an Aldingbourne Trust social enterprise, is a popular Visitor Attraction located on the edge of the South Downs National Park offering a great day out for families to play, a state-of-the-art conference centre for people to meet and a welcoming café where everyone can eat. We are also home to several other enterprises including Wood Recycling and Horticulture.

With over 90,000 visitors a year, we pride ourselves on giving people a great experience in an attractive, creative and welcoming environment which includes state-of-the-art buildings, an open farm, various indoor and outdoor play areas, woodland walk, maze and camping fields, as well as hosting an incredible range of seasonal activities and events during the holidays so families can have a Great Day Out and experience the magic of making a difference.

The Aldingbourne Trusts provides a range of services for more than 1500 people with learning disabilities including autism and Down’s Syndrome as well as for people who also live with physical disabilities throughout Sussex and Hampshire. We are on a mission to support people with learning disabilities and or autism, to develop and live the lives they choose, operating more than a dozen social enterprises as part of our entrepreneurial approach to providing opportunities alongside supported living and outreach services for people close to and in places close to where they live.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child under 2 yearsFree
Family Day Pass (up to 4 people) - Non Gift Aid£32.00 family
Family Day Pass (up to 4 people) Gift Aid£35.20 family
Individual Day Pass - Gift Aid£9.35 per person
Individual Day Pass - Non Gift Aid£8.50 per person

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Accessible Lift
  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Autism Friendly
  • Changing Places Toilet
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Facility for service dogs
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Picnic area

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's indoor play area
  • Children's outdoor play area

Establishment Features

  • Gift shop
  • Wireless internet (WiFi) connection available

Key Features

  • Farm
  • No Smoking Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Cash Accepted

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Group Discount

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Aldingbourne Country Centre is located off the A27 opposite Fontwell.

For SatNav users, ‘Aldingbourne Country Centre’ will bring you directly to our car park.


When you arrive, you will drive straight into our car park. There are 16 Blue Badges spaces at the top of the car park, by the main entrance, which do not need to be pre- reserved.

Our car park is tarmac and free to use.

There is a wide central path leading up to the entrance, with a zebra crossing just to the entrance.

Public Transport Directions

Travel by public transport

Due to our remote location we, unfortunately, do not have any local buses.

The nearest National Rail station is Barnham.

Travel by taxi

Several local Taxi firms operate in this area.

Opening Times

Season (31 Mar 2024 - 4 Nov 2024)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Season (5 Nov 2024 - 30 Mar 2025)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

* Last entry is an hour before closing.