If you’re looking for family friendly attractions in West Sussex then look no further than Selsey. Home to great beaches, Selsey Bill and Selsey Lifeboat Station, there’s plenty to entertain children (and adults!) of all ages.

Once you’ve made the most of everything on offer at the Selsey beaches and their surrounding attractions, head to one of the many pubs, restaurants or cafes in Selsey to wind down. Why not make a week of it, there’s plenty to do!

If you’re looking for family friendly things to do, whether it be for half-term, wet weekends or family holidays, Sussex has it all. From toddler friendly days out, to activities to engage the most reluctant of teens, we have something to enlighten all the family.

Being the county of dog lovers, it may come as no surprise that Sussex has practically a whole coastline of dog-friendly beaches to choose from. On a clear day, enjoy incredible views across to the Isle of Wight from Selsey’s…

An image of Selsey's East Beach

Selsey’s beaches boast clear, clean water and unspoilt shingle shores, perfect for swimming, a walk along the shore or an enjoyable day on the beach.

A dog on the South Downs Way

If Britain is a nation of dog lovers then Sussex is undoubtedly the county of dog lovers.

It will come as no surprise then, that the Chichester District – or the Great Sussex Way as we’re known – is home to some of the best dog walks in the country. Come and explore what’s on offer.

a photo showing a stately home with a garden full of daffodils in the foreground

Explore some great West Sussex gardens across Chichester, Midhurst, Petworth, Arundel and surrounding areas

an image of waves crashing on to a beach at Selsey

Selsey Bill is the prominent stretch of headland off the southernmost town of Selsey, on the Manhood Peninsula in West Sussex

Selsey Lifeboat Station

Today’s lifeboat station at Selsey operates an all weather Shannon class lifeboat (AWL 13-20 ‘Denise and Eric’) and a D class inshore lifeboat (ILB D-827 ‘Flt Lt John Buckley RAF’).  Over its 150-year History the Crew have been presented with…

a photo showing Brian May unveiling a seal from the Selsey seal trail

discover the Selsey seal trail in the fishing town of Selsey, West Sussex uncovering the stories of Selsey along the way

There’s nothing quite as English as an afternoon tea complete with dainty sandwiches, freshly baked scones and cakes, and a proper cup of tea served in fine bone china.