Local area guide

Living in Steyning

Thinking about moving to Steyning? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools and transport connections are like - and of course the most important thing of all: how much houses cost to buy.

Your guide to moving to Steyning

Why Steyning is a good place to live

Steyning is a quintessential Sussex town, imbued with charm and overflowing with history. Nestled in the South Downs, it offers a picturesque landscape of beautiful nature enveloped by the chalk hills of the national park. Living in Steyning, you're surrounded by the beauty of the countryside while enjoying a 'village feel', boasting quaint and unique amenities. The high street is adorned with independent shops, enticing restaurants, and charming period buildings. Additionally, schooling is strong in Steyning, with Steyning Grammar and Steyning C of E Primary School both rated 'good' by Ofsted. Accessibility is another plus of life here - quick links allow for the exploration of Sussex's coastline and urban centres like Brighton and Worthing.

What's Steyning famous for?

Steyning is teeming with history, its beginnings date back to the Anglo-Saxon times. It is, therefore, famous for its rich historical significance. Sentiments of the past are carved into the town's identity, including the presence of significant figures like King Alfred the Great, whose father was first laid to rest at St Andrew's church in Steyning. Further, the town was an important port thanks to the Adur River's flow until its reduction due to geographical changes. Lastly, Steyning is celebrated for its residents, who include notable names like Olympic gold medalist Sally Gunnell, legendary actor Lawrence Olivier, and renowned poet W.B. Yeats.

Things to do in Steyning

Steyning offers a multitude of activities rich in culture and nature. The South Downs beckon those keen on walking, inviting them to stroll along the Adur towards Shoreham or head to the Steyning Bowl for panoramic views. Those favouring culture and history can lose themselves in the town's charming streets, lined with period buildings and independent shops. Foodies will find delights in the many restaurants and tea rooms scattered around, trading in a vast array of culinary offerings. Equally, the Steyning Museum proves a staple attraction, presenting the town's vibrant past in an engaging and educational manner.

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Transport in Steyning

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Local connections

National Rail
4.4 miles / 7.1 km
National Rail
4.6 miles / 7.4 km
East Worthing
National Rail
4.9 miles / 7.9 km
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5.3 miles / 8.5 km
West Worthing
National Rail
5.7 miles / 9.2 km
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5.7 miles / 9.2 km

Schools in Steyning

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Education in Steyning

Steyning Grammar School
Ages: 11 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Requires improvement (2023)
Steyning CofE Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
Upper Beeding Primary School
Ages: 5 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2015)
Ashurst CofE Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)
Lancing College
Ages: 12 - 18 years old
North Lancing Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2018)

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