A quaint Sussex town in the foothills of the South Downs on the west side of the A283, it has a attractive high street full of individual shops, that is dominated by the clock tower.
The Saxon Saint, St Cuthman is the oldest known resident who brought Christianity to the town. Today the parish church of St Andrew, is particularly noted for its Norman architecture (rounded arches) and many figure heads around the roof.
Up until the 1600s, Steyning was a major port, sadly no longer with the silting up of the River Adur, but it still has a myriad of narrow side streets and old buildings, which are best explored on foot. There are several Tea Shops, Cafes and Pubs in the High Street to enjoy after your walk.
Steyning is 12 miles east of Pulborough and once linked to it by a Roman Road.