18 of the best beer gardens in Sussex

With lockdown measures eased and pubs opening up across the county, what better way to celebrate than by raising a glass?

Friday, 17th July 2020, 8:03 am
Raising a glass to our pubs

Pubs across Sussex boast a range of brilliant beer gardens and here are just some of them.

The video for Paul McCartney's Wonderful Christmastime was filmed at The Fountain in Ashurst. But for warmer weather it boasts a great garden.
Brighton's The Open House boasts one of the largest beer gardens in Brighton
The garden at Sidewinder in Brighton offers colourful lights and coverings
The garden at Fox Goes Free at Charlton, near Goodwood, offers stunning views across Levin Down, a National Trust site.
The Pilot in Meads, Eastbourne, boasts a secluded garden that is perfect for dining or a drink with friends while 'enjoying summer safely'
The Shepherd and Dog in Fulking is well known across the area for its garden
The Rights of Man in Lewes features a roof terrace with views of Lewes Castle
The Swan Inn in Lewes is home to a large, award-winning garden
In Littlehampton, the aptly named Arun View's outdoor area looks out across the river
The garden at The Onslow Arms in Loxwood, a 17th-century Grade II-listed building, overlooks the Wey and Arun Canal.
The Six Bells in Lyminster is an old coaching inn with a traditional garden ideal for dining
The Red Lion in Stone Cross, Pevensey, has a popular patio garden
The history of The Three Moles, in Selham, dates back almost 150 years and it is believed to be the only pub in the world with the name.
The beer garden at The Bridge Inn, in Shoreham, is right next to the River Adur with views across to Shoreham Beach
The Marina Fountain in St Leonards has a large, tiered garden beneath a cliff with individual summer-house style seating.
The large garden at the King's Head in Upper Beeding backs onto the River Adur and features a ship-themed play area
The garden at The Lamb Inn in West Wittering features a play area with hand-made pirate ship, rustic pizza oven and beautiful blooms
The George and Dragon in Tarring, Worthing, has a large beer garden with patio area