Family Holidays in West Sussex

Looking for a breakaway with the family but not sure where to visit? West Sussex is the ideal family location easily accessible by train or car and makes the perfect getaway in the UK. With a range of activities and attractions, there’s something for all ages from educational to a fun day out with the family.

There is a range of activities for the whole family to enjoy across West Sussex, from fascinating museums to ancient castles, sandy beaches and much more. Whether you fancy a few hours exploring a coastline castle or want to see the latest exhibition, you’ll find plenty of great things to see and do in West Sussex. Get out and enjoy the fresh air in West Sussex with the whole family at a number of fantastic country parks and gardens such as Highdown Gardens, a beautiful chalk garden on Downland countryside, overlooking the sea is a haven for visitors. If you don’t want to be stuck in on a rainy day the Arundel Museum is more than just a museum it’s an experience. The exhibits have been arranged to tell the story of this historic town, from the pre-Roman settlements to the present day. This is the perfect place to take the whole family with a range of educational games and challenges to keep the children busy and their minds engaged. If you’re looking for something more action-packed to keep the children happy a trip to Adur Outdoor Activities Centre or the Southern Pursuits offers the chance to try a wide range of outdoor activities from kayaking to quad biking and with something for every member of the family no one will be left bored.

You’ll never be bored in West Sussex with a range of options for days out, if you’re looking for something to do while the children are busy a walk around the Pallant House Gallery housing a collection described as the best in the UK with works by Gino Severini and Ivon Hitchens and much more. If you’re looking for a more active day out there are a plethora of walking and cycling trails that take you through the countryside and coastline in West Sussex and give you the chance to experience the history and heritage of the ancient region.

Whatever your family’s interests you’re sure to have a memorable family holiday in West Sussex.

Find out more about the attractions and activities taking place in the region in our Things to Do section.


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The White Horse

Chichester, West Sussex

The White Horse has been crowned the "Best Pub in the South East" at the 2019 National Pub & Bar Awards. They...

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The Highdown

Worthing, West Sussex

The historic Highdown was built in 1820 and is located in a beautiful spot that enjoys wonderful views...

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The Star & Garter

Chichester, West Sussex

The Star & Garter is a gorgeous country pub nestled in the South Downs National Park and perfectly situated ...

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The Swan Hotel

Arundel, West Sussex

The Swan is a traditional country pub with rooms in the heart of the West Sussex market town of Arundel.

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The Old House Inn

Copthorne, West Sussex

Situated just minutes from Gatwick Airport yet with a surprisingly remote feel, the Old House Inn has been...

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The White Hart

South Harting, West Sussex

The White Hart is a fine old village pub full of character and charm where you'll be assured of a friendly...

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The Welldiggers Arms

Petworth, West Sussex

This 300-year-old country pub with rooms is set within the rolling hills of the South Downs National Park.

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The George and Dragon

Horsham, West Sussex

The George and Dragon near Shipley, is a traditional English country pub with a large open fire and warm,...

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The Pilot Inn

Eastbourne, East Sussex

The Pilot Inn is a stylish, friendly, award winning pub with beautiful bedrooms. They are nestled at the foot...

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The Seal

Selsey, West Sussex

Enjoy all the comforts of home in The Seal’s recently refurbished and well-appointed guest rooms; an ideal...

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