West Sussex

There’s plenty of things to do in West Sussex. Whether it’s raining or you’re looking for something to do as a couple or a family

Things To Do In West Sussex

There is a vast array of things to see and do in West Sussex, therefore there is something to suit all tastes and budgets. Taking a holiday in West Sussex will mean that you can enjoy the best of both worlds with some picturesque countryside and breath-taking coastal views. West Sussex offers plenty of places where you can kick back and relax whether you choose to do this by the coast or walking for miles through the countryside.

Things To Do In West Sussex When It’s Raining

Even when it is raining there is plenty too see and do in West Sussex despite the weather. West Sussex is one of the sunniest counties in the United Kingdom, however it does still have its wet days.

Le Salon Du Chocolate

One attraction in this area that will be a hit with people of all ages is Le Salon Du Chocolate which is located in Chichester. This attraction allows visitors of all ages to delve into the art of moulding chocolate in the specially built studio.


For the younger members of the family Art-Ful is well worth a visit, as the young and old alike can use their inspirational skills to design and make something that is cool. This attraction is a great way to spend some family time when the weather is damp.

Amberley Museum

For visitors who like to explore the heritage of the area Amberley Museum is worth a visit. This museum is located at the heart of the South Downs National Park and has forty exhibits spread across the thirty six acres. The exhibits at this museum show the history of Sussex dating back 150 years and reflects how the area was once a working chalk quarry. There is a couple of rides at this attraction and you can take a ride on a narrow gauge railway or take a trip on a historical bus service, both of these rides will let you experience historical transport of the area.

Days Out For Couples In West Sussex

There are a lot of things for couples to see and do in West Sussex.


There is a vast array of walks in the area and there are a range of historical sites that are great for exploring. The coastline in West Sussex is great for people who want to spend some time by the sea and take in the various coastal walks.

Tangmere Museum

Even if the weather is a bit gloomy this area offers plenty to do including exploring military aviation history at Tangmere museum in Chichester on the former RAF airfield.

West Dean Gardens

A walk around the thirty five acres of West Dean Gardens will be a breath-taking day out as it is home to a vast array of flora and fauna and a number of Victorian glasshouses.

Places To Visit In West Sussex For Free

Are you looking to save some pennies whilst in West Sussex?, don’t worry as there are some free activities that you can enjoy.

South Downs National Park

West Sussex is home to South Downs national park  and this is a lovely area for exploring. This national park is home to a bustling market town, rolling hills and breath-taking views.


The town of Arundel is home to a lot of the areas heritage and it offers a great combination of country pursuits and urban chic. This area combines one thousand years of history with a range of restaurants, art galleries and independent shops.

East Head Beach

The young and young at heart will enjoy a trip to East Head Beach, which is located at the eastern side of Chichester Harbour. This beach is classed as one of the best in West Sussex and it is home to some fine sandy dunes and salt marshes.

Days Out For Families in West Sussex

Huxley’s Bird of Prey Centre and Gardens

Huxley’s Bird of Prey Centre and Gardens is a great day out for all the family and it allows you to enjoy birds of prey whilst walking around some spectacular gardens. During the summer months the border is a mass of colour.


There is a lot of walks in West Sussex which are suitable for children and the length can be shortened to suit all abilities.

Chessington World of Adventure

Chessington World of Adventure is a fabulous day out for all the family with over a thousand animals to enjoy at the zoo including tigers, lions and giraffes. The theme park is home to ten themed lands and offers more than forty attractions and rides.

Fishers Farm Park

The award winning Fishers farm park is another excellent family day out and it offers a good combination of indoor soft play, exciting rides and a range of farm animals to watch as well as animal encounters. This attraction is home to a range of food outlets and there is also a number of outdoor picnic areas.

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