Places of interest to visit in the area:
Fishbourne Roman Palace
Fishbourne Roman Palace, in the village of Fishbourne in West Sussex, England is an important Roman archaeological site in Roman Britain. The large palace was built in the 1st century AD, around thirty years after the Roman conquest of Britain on the site of a Roman army supply base established at the Claudian invasion in 43 AD.
Weald and Downland museum
The leading museum of historic buildings in England.
Designated by the Government for its outstanding collections of national importance.
Winner of the Museum of the Year, Community Museum of the Year and national awards for interpretation and education.
West Dean Gardens
"West Dean Gardens with year round opening features a restored Walled Kitchen Garden, a spectacular 300 foot-long Edwardian Pergola, a Spring Garden and beautiful parkland walk and arboretum with views over the surrounding South Downs."
The South Downs Way
The National Trail
"Experience some of our finest countryside between Winchester, first capital of England, and the white chalk cliffs of Eastbourne. If you are interested in great views, attractive wildlife, visible prehistory, fine pubs and pretty villages, or if you just fancy a challenge, the South Downs Way awaits you."
South Downs Way.co.uk
"The South Downs Way is a long distance footpath in Southern England and is one of Britain's National Trails. It runs for around 100 miles from Winchester in Hampshire to Eastbourne in Sussex, with a small loop around Eastbourne."
"In West Sussex the South Downs Way covers 48 miles of wonderful Countryside. Walking, riding or cycling the full length of this ancient route is a mini-adventure" This site's guide to the South Downs Way in West Sussex is divided into eight legs of the walk plus a section with useful information about the area.
This site is designed for Key Stage 2 pupils and is aligned to the BBC Schools Programme .
The Roman Empire
Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia.
Centurion - an army officer in charge of a century, a unit of 60 -80 men.
Cohort - a Roman army unit of 400 - 600 men.