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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    £70
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    Quality Bed & Breakfast in Selsey perfect for walkers, cyclists & families. 10 guest rooms inc ground floor accommodation. Beautiful garden, private function space, free Wi-Fi.
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    £40
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    Cosy, family run B&B in Worthing opposite the beach, just a 20 minute walk from the town centre with free parking, WiFi, patio garden and optional breakfasts.
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  • East Wittering
    Sleeps 9
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    £1,210
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 6-9
     
    Superb detached holiday cottage in East Wittering set on the seafront & offering fantastic views. 4 bedrooms, 2 bath/ shower rooms, lovely garden. Great for family seaside breaks.
     
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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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  • 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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  • Earnley
    Sleeps 4
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    £300
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
     
    This delightful semi-detached chalet on a quiet holiday village, one mile from Earnley sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
     
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  • West Wittering
    Sleeps 6
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    £560
    per week (seasonal) Sleeps 6
     
    Spacious holiday bungalow in West Wittering, a 5 minute walk from the beach. Pet friendly with 3 bedrooms, Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi and a rear garden. Village amenities nearby.
     
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