A great place to live
The charming village of Findon has a good selection of local shops and an excellent post office/newsagent. It is well served with a varied selection of pubs, restaurants and hotels. The ancient Saxon church, St John the Baptist, enjoys a delightful setting to the West of the dual carriageway. Findon has a long assocation with race horses and enjoyed its greatest moment in 1981 when Aldaniti, ridden by Bob Champion, won the Grand National. Aldaniti was trained at Josh Gifford's stables in the village, which is now run by his son Nick.
Findon Valley has a more extensive shopping parade with a post office, library, health centre and two churches. The Valley also benefits from an active residents association. The historic Iron Age fort of Cissbury Ring is a well known local landmark and hosts panoramic views across the Valley to the sea.
High Salvington is famous for its windmill which is regularly opened to the public with cream teas also available. High Salvington has its own general store/post office. Towards the top of High Salvington footpaths lead directly to the South Downs where a choice of walks can be enjoyed.
Transport: Regular bus services pass through Findon Village, Findon Valley and High Salvington. A choice of mainline railway stations in Worthing provides rail connections to London and along the South Coast. The main roads linking this part of West Sussex are the A24 and A27 which give fast and direct access into London and Gatwick Airport together with main shopping centres at Worthing, Chichester, Brighton and Horsham.
Schools: The Vale School (first and middle) in Findon Valley enjoys an excellent local reputation. From the Vale children usually progress to Worthing High School or Durrington High School. Findon Village also has its own well regarded first and middle school, St John the Baptist School, from where children would normally go on to the Angmering School. Local Further Educational establishments include Worthing College, Northbrook College and Angmering Sixth Form College. An excellent choice of independent schools nearby include Windelsham House, Our Lady of Sion, Sompting Abbotts and Lancing College.
Leisure: Residents of Findon, Findon Valley and High Salvington all enjoy quick and easy access to the delightful rolling South Downs, ideal if you like to walk, cycle or horse ride. Keen golfers have the choice of courses at Hillbarn, Worthing, Ham Manor Angmering, Rustington and West Chiltington.
Theatres/Cinemas Connaught Theatre Worthing, Pier Pavilion and Dome Cinema Worthing, Chichester Festival Theatre and Chichester Cinema Complex, Horsham Arts Centre, Brighton Theatre Royal, Brighton Dome Theatre, Brighton Marina Cineword and Brighton Centre.
Sports & Leisure Centres: Worthing Sports Centre, David Lloyd Centre Durrington, Davisons Sports Centre East Worthng and West Worthing Tennis/Squash Club. Swimming at Worthing, Littlehampton, Steyning and Horsham.
Sports Clubs: Worthing & District has many football,cricket and rugby clubs and a variety of sports clubs to suit all standards.
Sailing/Water Sports: Worthing and Lancing Sailing Clubs, Brighton and Chichester Marinas.
Horse Racing: Nearby courses include Fontwell, Goodwood, Brighton, Plumpton and Lingfield.
Motor Racing: Goodwood Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival Meeting. Angmering Motorsport Centre at Oval Raceway.
Bowling/Croquet: Worthing and District has many bowling clubs and croquet clubs.