WELCOME TO FINDON VILLAGE
The community website for Findon in West Sussex
  • Situated within the South Downs National Park, Findon is a downland village designated as an area of Outstanding National Beauty. There are plenty of country walks including historic Monarch’s way, a 615 mile footpath which passes through the village.

  • There are no shortage of places to eat and drink in the village, with three public houses, two restaurants, a cafe and a hotel. There is also a post office, general store, butchers and a small number of other shops and services.

  • Findon Sheep Fair and Village Festival takes place on the 2nd weekend of September each year, and has done so for over 200 years. Apart from sheep judging competitions there is entertainment for all ages including a funfair.

  • Findon is steeped in history. Situated at the base of Cissbury Ring - the second largest Hill Fort in the country (dating back to the Iron age), the village was mentioned in the Domesday Book, and the Gun Inn dates back to the early 17th Century.

  • Findon has 2 racing stables. One of them can boast two grand National winners, one of which (Aldaniti ridden by Bob Champion) was the subject of the film Champions starring John Hurt and Edward Woodard.

Everything you want to know about Findon, including the latest news, local events, what’s in the village and much much more.

This is a website for the community and anyone visiting or interested in the village. It relies on input from residents and visitors alike. If you wish to get in touch, please go to the Contacts page or just click here

NOTICEBOARD
  • Jul 20, 2018

    HOT WEATHER INFORMATION

    West Sussex County Council have contacted Findon Parish Council with details of contacts etc should anyone encounter problems with their services resulting from the current hot weather.

    For details, please click here.  Also, click here for Top Ten Tips on Keeping Cool in the Hot Weather.

  • Jul 18, 2018

    ROAD CLOSURE - HIGH STREET 31/7 TO 2/8

    The High Street will be closed from the junction with Steep Lane to the junction with School Hill from 9:30 to 16:30 from 31st July to 2nd August. This will be for the felling of a large roadside tree.

    Read more.

     

  • Jul 18, 2018

    WSCC e-NEWSLETTER

    The July edition of the West Sussex County Council e-Newsletter is now available. To view, please click here. 

  • Jul 13, 2018

    PARISH COUNCIL VACANCY

    There is currently a vacancy on the Parish Council following the resignation of Councillor John Havenhand

    Please click here for the formal notice.

  • Jul 7, 2018

    VINTAGE ITEMS REQUIRED 

    Do you have any vintage items, such as clothing, handbags, accessories, costume jewellery, bric-a-brac and memorabilia taking up space in your homes? If so and you want to donate it to a good cause, the Findon Village Lights Committee are holding a stall at this year's Sheep Fair to raise funds for lights.

    For details, please click here

  • Jun 29, 2018

    SHEEP FAIR EVENING EVENTS TICKETS 

    Tickets for the Findon Sheep Fair & Village Festival Barn Dance on Friday 7/9 and the Party on the Green on Saturday 8/9 are now available from Curtis & Sons, Findon Valley or from the village at Peckhams the Butchers, Julia's Kitchen and the Village Store.

    For ticket details please see the 2018 Programme of Events by clicking here.

     

  • Jun 26, 2018

    UPDATED NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN - ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Details of the updated Neighbourhood Plan are now available in the Information section of this website.

    Please click here to access the Neighbourhood Plan page directly. Don't forget closing date for the consultation period is 10th August. 

Everything you want to know about Findon, including the latest news, local events, what’s in the village and much much more.

This is a website for the community and anyone visiting or interested in the village. It relies on input from residents and visitors alike. If you wish to get in touch, please go to the Contacts page or just click here

NOTICEBOARD