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
  • May 30, 2020

    JEAAC MEETING 16 JULY - CANCELLED

    Unfortunately, the meeting of the Joint Eastern Arun Area Committee on 16 July 2020 at The White Swan Hotel, Arundel, has been cancelled. Please click here for full details.

  • May 30, 2020

    ROAD CLOSURE - TUDOR CLOSE, FINDON

    The use of (and parking on) Tudor Close, Findon from the junction with Nepcote Lane to end will be temporarily prohibited from 17/06/2020 at 09.30 until 17/06/2020 at 15.00. 

    Balfour Beatty will be undertaking urgent carriageway pothole repairs on behalf of WSCC. Please click here for full details.

  • May 28, 2020

    FINDON NEWS JUNE 2020

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

  • May 23, 2020

    SHEEP FAIR UPDATE - COVID 19

    The Sheep Fair Committee met on Tuesday 19th May via Video Conference.

    As of this date there is no further guidance from the Government regarding Shows, Large Events or Festivals. The Committee have agreed that a decision will be made by the beginning of July.

    Next update: 8th July

  • May 8, 2020

    SUSSEX POLICE - DOMESTIC ABUSE

    Please click here for a message from Sussex Police about domestic abuse. 

  • May 8, 2020

    COVID-19 FACEBOOK LINKS

    For users of Facebook, the West Sussex County Council have produced a number of useful links which may help in these difficult times. Please click here.

  • Apr 18, 2020

    COVID-19 PPE APPEAL

    Public service organisations across Sussex are in urgent need of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment). If you think you can help, or know someone who can, please click here for more details.

  • Apr 17, 2020

    COVID-19 SCAM REPORTING

    Further to the previous notice, here are further details in a message from the West Sussex County Council relating to reporting scams and domestic abuse. Please click here.

  • Apr 16, 2020

    COVID-19 SCAMS

    Sadly there are people currently taking advantage of the Covid-19 epidemic through scams relating to virus testing, vaccines, and selling fake products and services. For more information together with helpful phone numbers, please click here.

  • Apr 4, 2020

    COVID 19 - SUSSEX CRISIS FUNDING

    The Sussex Crisis Fund has been set up by Sussex Community Foundation to support community and voluntary sector organisations in Sussex who are leading efforts to support people most affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. 

    The Fund is also open for applications from Sussex town and parish councils in places where the local voluntary organisations are not able, or need parish council support, to do the work required. Please click here for Guidance for Applicants.

    The Sussex Crisis Fund is also welcoming donations - large or small - at www.totalgiving.co.uk/appeal/sussexcrisisfund 

  • Apr 4, 2020

    COVID 19 - UPDATE

    Findon Parish Council have produced a leaflet providing details of the support on offer for people who are self isolating. Please click here for more information on what is available.

    Arun District Council and West Sussex County Council have also published details of support and these can be viewed by clicking here.

     

     

  • Apr 4, 2020

    COVID 19 - ONLINE COMMUNITY HUB

    West Sussex County Council has now launched its new online community hub, and any residents who either need help, or wish to volunteer in supporting others, can now do so via this platform. 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