11 experiences almost everyone in Sussex should try by the age of 40

Sussex is full of exciting and unusual activities, places of interest, unique events and outstanding places to eat.

Friday, 30th November 2018, 9:44 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 3:33 am
Kitsurfing in Lancing with Brighton Kitesurfing and SUP Academy
Kitsurfing in Lancing with Brighton Kitesurfing and SUP Academy

Here we look at 11 experiences we reckon you should try if you live in Sussex.

Watch a game of polo at Cowdray Park, recognised worldwide as the home of British polo. Keep an eye out for celebs and royalty.
Eat at one of the two Michelin Star restaurants in Sussex - Restaurant Tristan in Horsham and Gravetye Manor in West Hoathly
Step back in time and ride a steam train at The Bluebell Railway, which runs between East Grinstead & Sheffield Park.
Swing from tree to tree at Go Ape in Tilgate Park, Crawley. There are adventures for juniors and adults.
Watch the south's best free airshow at Airbourne. Although the Red Arrows will not attend in 2019 there will be plenty of incredible air displays (Photo by Jon Rigby)
Discover your inner pirate at Hastings Pirate Day which takes place in July. Photo by Sid Saunders
Test your nerves at Tulleys Shocktoberfest Scream Park in Turners Hill, which takes place in October.
Brighton Pride, in August, has been described as one of the best international pride festivals. Don your colourful outfits, smear glitter on your face, grab your glow sticks and whistles and celebrate diversity and equality for all.
Explore the Victorian Brighton Sewers on a guided tour which takes you on a journey through the narrow corridors.
Try your hand at kitesufing in Lancing or paddleboarding in Shoreham with Brighton Kite Surf and SUP Academy.
Visit Glyndebourne for a show and a picnic