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Plan your holiday in West Sussex!

With its mix of cool beach vibe and rural idyll, West Sussex is a heady combination. In spring and summer lively seaside towns and beachfront restaurants buzz with life and eating al fresco is a joyous pastime. 

Families love the rockpools and marine wildlife, sun worshippers find sandy spots to soak up the rays and water sports enthusiasts find adventure on the high sea. Our beautiful gardens burst into bloom and our vineyards grow plump grapes ready to be made into Sussex sparkling wine. Easy to get to but hard to leave, spend your summer in West Sussex with us!

From the South Downs to the seaside – explore West Sussex this summer!

All on Board - get on the water!  Our long stretch of coastline (yes there’s 50 miles of it!) becomes a natural playground all year round. Whether you’re looking to learn something new or improve your skills in the water, there are expert instructors to help you every step of the way. 

Or take a tour around Chichester’s AONB on the Solar Heritage, a solar powered Catamaran, a virtually silent boat. Spot rare and special birds at RSPB Pagham, see water voles in their natural habitat on a boat safari at Arundel Wetland Centre. Or try a Knepp Safari to encounter herds of wild ponies, deer, cattle and pigs as they roam 3,500 acres of Sussex given over to rewilding. We’ve plenty of wildlife here in West Sussex. 

One of the sunniest counties in the UK, vines flourish here, and visitors are very welcome to come and sample the wares. From self-guided rambles to fascinating tours, exclusive talks, wine-paired meals and unique experiences, you can even stay overnight on some estates. And why not? There’s plenty to explore and no need for a taxi.

You’ll find West Sussex easy to get to, hard to leave behind, spend your summer in West Sussex!

Map of West Sussex


Spend 48 hours in Chichester! Perfect for outdoor adventurers who like to mix an active lifestyle with a slice of art and culture.