Steyning, West Sussex

This page and the others listed on the left feature hot air balloon rides over West Sussex. As views of countryside and farmland can look similar across the UK each of these pages include an aerial view of part of the specific location mentioned. Locals may recognise road layouts and landmarks.

Steyning is an ancient settlement in the Horsham District of West Sussex. If one includes consideration of the nearby Chanctonbury Ring, it may be argued that the history of Steyning stretches back to the Iron Age. In terms of recorded history, Steyning boasts Anglo-Saxon connections that include the possibility that Ethelwulf of Wessex (father of King Alfred the Great) was originally buried there. Steyning is located on the A283 between Storrington and Shoreham-by-Sea. It is also a short distance west of its neighbour Upper Beeding. A visit to Steyning might also include a trip to Bramber Castle (first constructed c. 1073, later version now in ruins – sometimes open to visitors).
Other places in the vicinity of Steyning include North End, Findon, Sompting, Upper Cokeham, Coombes, Botolphs, Bramber, Upper Beeding, Small Dole, Buncton, Wiston, and Washington.

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Use the controls in the top-left of the image above to zoom in or out and to "move" over this part of West Sussex and view the ground as if from a hot air balloon flight in summer. Alternatively, steer with your mouse by holding down the left mouse button and moving your mouse across the scene. The buttons in the top-right of the image above enable you to switch between the aerial view (default), a road-map view, and a combination "hybrid" of the two - that is an aerial view with the road names added over the scene.


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