Fernhurst, West Sussex
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
Fernhurst was notorious for its bad roads prior to the 18th century. The so-called 'Fernhurst clay' made passing to - or through - the village a major challenge! Prosperity with the booming iron industry led to great improvements to the roads, thankfully!
There are excellent walks in the area, which is set within good distance of several of the tallest hills in West Sussex. A path from the Red Lion pub takes you to the top of Blackdown, the tallest point in the Weald.
There are a number of 14th and 15th-century half-timbered buildings in Fernhurst, and a goodly number of later 16th and 17th-century houses.
Address: Fernhurst, West Sussex, England
Attraction Type: Village
Location: On the A286 3 miles south of Haslemere
OS: SU 9008 2677
Photo Credit: Mark Percy, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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Chithurst, St Mary Church - 4.3 miles (Historic Church)
Trotton, St George Church - 4.8 miles (Historic Church)
Ramster Hall Gardens - 5 miles (Garden)
Petworth, St Mary's Church - 5.6 miles (Historic Church)
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