Worthing Pier

Worthing Pier

Selsey Beaches

Selsey Beaches

Families love the West Sussex Coast for its sunny, warm climate, award-winning beaches and fabulous fun seaside resorts including great value Littlehampton and Bognor Regis with its famous Butlins theme park which is open to day visitors. Elegant Worthing, a favourite writing hole of Oscar Wilde, is brimming with beautiful heritage seaside architecture from the pier and pavilion to wonderful seafront gardens and the famous Edwardian Dome Cinema. Of all the arts, it’s theatre and drama that particularly shine in West Sussex with acclaimed venues including Worthing’s Connaught Theatre and the birthplace of the National Theatre Company – Chichester Festival Theatre just inland.

Family friendly Bognor Regis Beach

Family friendly Bognor Regis Beach

The gentle beaches of the West Sussex Coast at Worthing, Littlehampton, Bognor Regis and Selsey are long-standing family favourites with beautiful seafront promenades flanked by amusements, mini theme parks and pleasure boating lakes. At Littlehampton the river estuary of the Arun meets the sea offering a magical mix of harbour attractions including fishing and Lookout viewpoint plus a beautiful beach, theme park, boating lake and mini promenade boat train.

Windsurfing is particularly popular along the West Sussex Coast, especially around Littlehampton, and in the far west you’ll find great diving and fishing territory on the Peninsula at Selsey. Top surfing and kitesurfing conditions are on the award-winning Witterings beaches overlooking Chichester Harbour Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, also a favourite spot for sailing, boat trips and watersports.

Where the River Arun meets the sea at Littlehampton

Where the River Arun meets the sea at Littlehampton

Getting Here

The large West Sussex coastal towns including Worthing, Littlehampton and Bognor Regis all have fast rail links to Chichester and Brighton, with onward swift rail travel to London. Ferry services at Portsmouth and Southampton are within easy reach as is Gatwick Airport and Southampton Airport. The A24 (or M23/A23 onto the coastal A27) is the main road route down off the M25 ring road.

Where to Stay

Looking for that extra special coastal cottage with real character - find it here along the West Sussex Coast which features some real beach cottage gems and stylish contemporary beach houses around Selsey, The Witterings and Chichester Harbour. Stay in a welcoming seafront guest house in one of the classic West Sussex seaside resorts like beautiful Worthing and family friendly Bognor Regis. Browse accommodation choice on the West Sussex Coast below and book online or direct with iknow.

Accommodation in West Sussex, by the Coast

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    £25
    Per room, per night
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 106 reviews
    Rating from 106 reviews
    Budget Littlehampton hotel with a well appointed range of family & double ensuite rooms. Free Car Parking, 30 minutes free Wi-Fi, flexible check in/ out times by arrangement.
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    £98
    Seasonal short breaks
     
    Relaxing family holiday park on the Sussex coast with indoor & outdoor pools, 9 hole golf course, nature reserve walks & caravans for up to 8 people. Dog friendly.
     
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  • East Wittering
    Sleeps 9
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    £430
    Per week (seasonal) Sleep 2-9
     
    Shoreside Holidays offer self catering accommodation in The Witterings and Selsey areas. Close to Chichester, ideal for couples, families and large groups.
     
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  • East Wittering
    Sleeps 4
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    £490
    Per Week (seasonal) Sleeps 4
     
    Delightful rustic style cottage in East Wittering just 50 yards from the beach with a pretty decked garden and 2 bedrooms. Pets welcome. Sleeps 4.
     
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  • Rustington
    Sleeps 5
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    £315
    Per Week (seasonal) Sleeps 5
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 23 reviews
    Rating from 23 reviews
    Self catering holiday bungalow a 1 minute walk from the sea at Rustington near Littlehampton on the West Sussex Coast. Children & dogs welcome. Conservatory, WiFi & enclosed garden
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  • West Wittering
    Sleeps 11
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    £1,000
    Sleeps 11 £1000 - £3000 per week
     
    Large well appointed self catering house in West Wittering. One minute from beach, 5 minutes from village centre. Ideal for large families. Parking. Sleeps 11.
     
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    £145
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 4-6
     
    Family static caravan park in Bognor Regis. 4 and 6 berth caravans. Children's play group, clubhouse, live entertainment and swimming pool.
     
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