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A little about The Red Lion

Situated in the idyllic village of Ashington on the South Downs, The Red Lion is perfectly equipped to meet all of your requirements, no matter what the occasion.

Renowned for serving good, honest pub food in lovely surroundings, The Red Lion is a stylish venue that will allow you to relax, indulge, and unwind in its endearing 16th century building that still boasts many of its original beams.

Offering a wide selection of deliciously tempting menus that encompass a variety of starters, mains, sharing platters, light bites, and devilish desserts, The Red Lion is also known for its many special offers, every single day of the week.

We are a child friendly establishment, so please feel free to bring your little ones along when you dine with us. They’ll love our dedicated children’s menu so you’ll have absolutely no problems getting them to clear their plates.

Plenty of car parking is also available on site as well as free Wi-Fi to keep you connected during your visit.  

A little about The Red Lion
Relax at The Red Lion

Perfect for any occasion

Located in Ashington, approximately 10 miles from the centres of both Horsham and Worthing, The Red Lion is easily accessible and boasts great public transport connections.

The closest train station is Pulborough, which is a 15-minute drive away from The Red Lion. Portslade to London journey times are under an hour and a half.

The Metrobus bus route 23 links Ashington to the neighbouring areas of Worthing, Horsham, and Crawley.

If you’re travelling by car, Ashington’s can be reached by the A24, followed by London Road and Billinghurst Road.

Join us and enjoy our magnificent interiors and a fabulous outdoor dining space that’s perfect for alfresco dining.

Keeping Busy in Ashington

Tucked away in the quiet village of Ashington, The Red Lion has a whole host of attractions and amenities on its doorstep.

Surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside, there are plenty of walks in and around the village. And, once you’ve finished exploring the surrounding area on foot, why not call into the The Red Lion to refresh and refuel.

The seaside at Worthing is just 10 miles away. Here you’ll find a whole host of family friendly attractions and fun events, including an art deco pier and palm tree-lined promenade, Brooklands Park, and a number of museums.

Further afield, the vibrant, colourful Brighton is just 20 miles away, making it within easy reach. With its iconic Royal Pavilion, The Theatre Royal Brighton, Brighton Pier, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, and of course, the world famous Brighton Beach, this lively destination really is a must visit. When you’ve worked up a healthy appetite, make sure you make the short 20-minute journey down the road to enjoy a tasty meal and refreshing drink at The Red Lion!

A little about The Red Lion