The Unicorn Inn is a free house pub and restaurant, brimming with rural charm and located in the beautiful unspoilt village of Heyshott near Midhurst, West Sussex. Since its original licence was granted in 1839, many publicans have left their individual touch on the Unicorn. A long and fruitful history has helped the Unicorn transpire into the perfect venue where you can enjoy a pint in the bar with the locals, tuck into a good hearty meal from the excellent restaurant menu or sip a leisurely drink with the family in a beer garden that offers some of the finest views of the surrounding landscape. Today, landlady Jenni Halpin and manager Sally Carter run the Unicorn. Jenni originates from Australia and, in the Unicorn\’s wine list; she has brought a taste of Oz to this quaint little village at the foot of England\’s South Downs. The location of the Unicorn lends much to its appeal. There are a variety of local attractions close by including Heyshott Down Nature Reserve, Cowdray Park Polo Club, Petworth House and Deer Park, Goodwood Race Course and the historic city of Chichester. Alternatively, there are many local walks to choose from, with Heyshott being just a stone\’s throw from the South Downs Way. Whether you are on your way back from a morning ramble or you are stopping off for a pub lunch before a spot of sightseeing, the Unicorn is ideal. Jenni and Sally would like you to think of the Unicorn Inn as a home from home and are looking forward to your visit. You can enjoy food in the Unicorn\’s restaurant all year round or eat alfresco during the warmer months in the beer garden situated at the foot of the South Downs. We also have an extensive wine list to compliment your choice. Whether you are enjoying a catch up with old friends, having a romantic dinner in the restaurant, grabbing a quick lunch before a race meet at Goodwood or you just fancy a glass after a stroll through Heyshott village on a lazy afternoon, the Unicorn\’s wine list has something to offer. From full-bodied reds, crisp whites and fruity roses to a selection of special Australian varieties, all our wines are chosen with care by landlady Jenni. There are a variety of attractions in the vicinity of the South Downs, particularly around Midhurst, Petworth, Goodwood and Chichester. Here are just a few that you may be interested in before or after your visit to the Unicorn Inn freehouse pub and restaurant; The Cowdray Estate, home to Cowdray Park Polo Club and the Cowdray Park Golf Club, has many leisure events to offer from clay pigeon shooting to deerstalking. So, if country sports are your thing pop along to Cowdray Park near Midhurst. More than 45 historic houses and agricultural buildings dating from the 13th Century gathered together in a beautiful setting on the South Downs where seasonal activities and events are regularly held. Goodwood has one of the world\’s most beautiful racecourses and is home to the notorious sporting event Glorious Goodwood. This top-class, flat-course event is held every summer and is where horseracing fans throughout history have enjoyed the \’Sport of Kings\’. Amberfold is a charming 17th century listed property, situated on the outskirts of the village of Heyshott.