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
  • Oct 18, 2020

    SDNPA DOG WALKING SURVEY

    Calling on all dog walkers to help with a survey on dog walking behaviour in the heathlands of the South Downs National Park.

    Please click here for more details and a link to take the survey.

  • Oct 17, 2020

    APETITO

    Apetito is the Hot Meals on Wheels service provider for the West Sussex County Council.  

    Please click here for the Apetito leaflet giving more details.

    A two course hot meal will be delivered, with a safe and wellbeing check as part of the service. The cost is £5.75 for customers on a care package or who are 65+ with a short or long term medical condition; otherwise it's £6.90. A third course is available for an extra £1.

    A tea time pack can also be provided, which includes a sandwich, cake and piece of fruit and is delivered with the hot meal. The tea time pack is £3.40.

     

  • Oct 17, 2020

    DRAINAGE WORK AT STABLE LANE

    As part of the West Sussex County Council Operation Watershed scheme, work is scheduled to start on Monday 19 October 2020 to improve drainage at the top of Stable Lane.

    The contractors are Landbuild and the work is expected to take five days.

  • Oct 11, 2020

    HELP SUSSEX BUY LOCAL

    Please click here for an initiative encouraging the public in Sussex to buy locally produced food and drink and protect local businesses and the environment.

  • Sep 30, 2020

    STARTING SCHOOL SEPTEMBER 2021

    Please click here for information from the West Sussex County Council regarding starting school in September 2021.

  • Sep 30, 2020

    FINDON NEWS OCTOBER 2020

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

  • Sep 4, 2020

    VILLAGE HALL VACANCIES

    Chairperson and Secretary

    The Findon Village Hall Trust Committee would welcome any interest from individuals who wish to take on these important and rewarding roles. Please email secretaryfvht@gmail.com for further details.

  • Aug 7, 2020

    NOTICE OF VACANCY FOR PARISH COUNCILLOR

    There is a vacancy for one Parish Councillor - please click here for details.

     

  • Aug 7, 2020

    WSCC e-NEWSLETTER - SPECIAL EDITION - ASH TREE DISEASE

    Please click here for the Town and Parish Council Special Edition about Ash tree disease impacting West Sussex.

  • Jul 10, 2020

    VANDALISM OF FENCING AND POSTS ON NEPCOTE GREEN

    Sadly, there has been some deliberate damage caused to the fencing around Nepcote Green, including the physical removal of damaged wood. Findon Parish Council have reported this to the Police.

    Please click here for full details.

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