Brighton Scenic Flight – Rivers, Kings & Castles – 30minutes
|Shoreham||The nearest town to the airport is Shoreham which enjoys a unique location, bordered on the north by the South Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, on the west by the open valley of the river Adur and on the south by the river and Shoreham Beach.|
|Worthing||Worthing has grown to be the largest town in West .By the New Stone Age, some 5,500 years ago, it was the centre of the most important flint mining industry in the country. Tools and metal of the Bronze Age and coins and pottery from the Iron Age have all been found within the Worthing Area..|
|Arundel Castle||Arundel began as a Saxon village. The original castle was founded on Christmas day 1067 by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel one of William the Conqueror's most loyal barons. He was awarded a third of Sussex with the stipulation that a new Castle be built near the mouth of the Arun to protect the approaches to Sussex from attack. It was one of the first English country houses to be fitted with electric light, lifts and central heating. The building plan bears a great similarity with Royal Windsor Castle.|
|Littlehampton||Littlehampton is steeped in history. Its origins date back to Roman Times, when it was known as Hampton.A� It wasna��t until the 14th Century that it became Little Hampton – this differentiated it from the larger Southampton. As with many seaside towns, it has seen its share of bloody times. In 1136 the forces of Empress Matilda landed here to begin her war with King Stephen. Henry VIII used Littlehampton as a royal dockyard.|
A great introductory flying tour over a classic seaside town and a magical castle. If you are taking little ones and mention Arundel Castle they will hear is “Arendelle Castle”, home of Elsa and Anna from the Disney film “Frozen”. After this we make our way down the winding river to the coastline. A lovely little snippet of this beautiful area.