There’s no better place to make the most of the great outdoors than the Witterings in West Sussex. Home of some of the area’s best beaches including East Witterings and West Witterings, greatest watersports and finest views, it’s no surprise that the crowds flock here during the summer months.

But it’s not just the summer that offers the thrills. Visit off-peak for empty beaches, rolling waves and thrill-seeking sports to yourself. From SUP, windsurfing, surfing, kitesurfing and fitness to great walks and children’s camps, there’s something for all.

2XS Club exterior

West Wittering beach is the ideal place to learn to Surf, SUP, Windsurf and Kite so why not book onto one of the 2XS Watersports Courses! The water is clean (it’s a blue flag beach) and the conditions vary with…

An image of Selsey beach with boats in the foreground

Six weeks of summer holidays in Sussex looming? We’ve got you covered.

We know that the school holidays can be a mixed bag of emotions. Utter joy at the thought of no more school runs, combined with the stress and anxiety of providing six weeks of entertainment for the children. When those children are hard-to-please teens, the prospect’s even scarier.

Chichester Harbour Walks No. 6 - West Wittering Beach and East Head

A walk along the sandy beach of West Wittering and around the sand dunes of East Head with far-reaching views across to the Isle of Wight.   Walk by Chichester Harbour Conservancy

A photo showing East Wittering beach in winter

East Wittering’s sand and shingle beach is the perfect destination for bucket and space family fun, coastal walks and watersports fun

Get Kiteboarding

Get Kiteboarding is located in West Witterings, local to the city of Chichester and the South Downs National Park.

Natural Surf School yoga

Natural Surf School is located in East Witterings local to the city of Chichester and the South Downs National Park.

Salterns Way

The Salterns Way footpath and cycle path is a 19 kilometre long cycle path which runs from the centre of Chichester to the lovely sandy beach at West Wittering. For much of its route, Salterns Way runs along safe and…

An image of a surfer in waves at West Wittering beach

West and East Wittering beaches are hugely popular destinations on the South Coast for surfing, windsurfing, kite-boarding or paddle-surfing

West Wittering beach, West Sussex

Picture Sussex in the summer and it’s highly likely you’ll be thinking of West Wittering Beach, famous for its wide, golden, sandy beach, great facilities and excellent water quality which combine to give it prized Blue Flag status. It’s no surprise that the crowds flock here in the height of summer, so much so that pre-booking car parking is essential. But it’s just as glorious off-season, when you may find you have its famous rolling sand dunes all to yourself.

West Wittering Beach

Located near Chichester and the South Downs, unspoilt West Wittering beach offers walks, watersports and wonderful Sussex views

Children’s summer holiday camps in The Witterings