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
  • Dec 1, 2021

    PRE-SCHOOL CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT

    The Pre-school in Findon are having a ‘Carols by candlelight’ event on the 10th December. For more information, please click here

  • Nov 29, 2021

    FINDON NEWS DECEMBER 2021 / JANUARY 2022

    The December and January edition of Findon News is now available and can be viewed by clicking here.

  • Nov 26, 2021

    AVIAN FLU OUTBREAK

    Please click here for information about the new rules for poultry and captive bird keepers to contain the avian flu outbreak.

  • Nov 22, 2021

    FINDON SCHOOL HEADTEACHER RETIRING

    As some of your may know, Richard Yelland is retiring at Christmas after 20 years as the Headteacher at our village school. Are there any ex pupils or parents in Findon who would like to send in fond memories of Mr Yelland and your time at the school? Photos would be great too! We will be putting together a book of memories. Please email Sara Baird at sbaird@stjbps.co.uk.

  • Nov 9, 2021

    SPEED REDUCTION ON A24 DELAYED

    STOP PRESS – West Sussex County Council has advised that the planned A24 Findon speed reduction from 50mph to 40mph has been delayed until January/February 2022. More details to follow when available.

  • Nov 9, 2021

    CALL FOR NATURE SITES

    The South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) has launched a Call for Nature Sites with a deadline for expressions of interest on the 17 January 2022. The appeal is inviting farmers, land managers, communities and conservation groups across the National Park to put forward possible sites where new wildlife habitat could be created. For more information, please click here.

  • Sep 30, 2021

    STARTING SCHOOL SEPTEMBER 2022

    Please click here for information from the West Sussex County Council regarding starting school in September 2022.

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