Lonely Planet has released the ultimate UK travelist

The 16 Sussex places you do not want to miss according to Lonely Planet's ultimate travelist

Today Lonely Planet has revealed its Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist which features 16 must-see places in Sussex among the 500 experiences in the book.

To create the list, the Lonely Planet team compiled every highlight from the Lonely Planet guidebooks to Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and then with 20 leading figures in the country’s travel sector, were then asked to reveal their favourite spots and experiences before the voting began. Lonely Planet’s VP of Experience, Tom Hall, said: “Lonely Planet’s Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist brings together the UK’s most compelling sights and experiences, ranging from world-class museums and giant cathedrals to rollicking festivals, inky lochs and tiny pubs. With rolling chalk hills, Victorian seaside, fairytale castles and fine food and drink, Southeast England has something for everyone, so it’s only right that a good number of the region’s wonderful offerings feature among our favourites.” *Please note this has been edited from 17 to 16 as one of the sites actually falls under Kent not Sussex.

Entry 140 reads: "Travel back in time to olde world Arundel."

5. Arundel

Entry 140 reads: "Travel back in time to olde world Arundel."
Derek Martin
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Entry 179 reads: "Be swept away by the Roman mosaic floors of Fishbourne Palace."

6. Fishbourne Roman Palace

Entry 179 reads: "Be swept away by the Roman mosaic floors of Fishbourne Palace."
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Entry 230 reads: "Step back in time in handsome Rye."

7. Rye

Entry 230 reads: "Step back in time in handsome Rye."
Justin Lycett
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Entry 268 reads: "Revisit old England at the Weald and Downland Living Museum."

8. Weald and Downland Living Museum

Entry 268 reads: "Revisit old England at the Weald and Downland Living Museum."
Kate Shemilt
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