The twin villages of West and East Wittering are well known for their unspoilt beaches which are popular all year round; experience the golden stretch of beach and shallow waters at West Wittering and the wide expanses of sand and shingle at East Wittering, both of which are loved by watersports fans. You can explore the coastline on foot or by bike, enjoy spectacular views out to sea and discover a treasure trove of local shopping in East Wittering, as well as cafes, pubs and restaurants where a warm Sussex welcome awaits. Indulge in local seafood and the most delicious ice cream made only a few miles away.

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.

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

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…

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

Pagham Harbour Walks- Church Norton

Begin your explorations of Pagham Harbour at the RSPB visitor centre where you can learn about the exciting wildlife you could find and where you might get your feet wet at high tide! Pagham Harbour is criss-crossed with public and permissive…

Love the Witterings logo

Love The Witterings hosts a range of activities from the beautiful beach and crabbing to crafting and dog walks.

A family day out in Sussex doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, it doesn’t have to cost a penny.

Get Kiteboarding

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

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.

While Britain may be a nation of dog lovers, Sussex is undeniably the county of dog lovers. This dog-friendly destination has so many places opening its doors to canine companions that there’s no way you’ll want to leave your four-legged-friend at home.

Natural Surf School yoga

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

Pagham Harbour to Sidlesham Quay

A circular easy access trail through Pagham Harbour. Even when the Centre is not open it is usually possible to obtain a useful introduction leaflet to Pagham Harbour Local Nature Reserve from a cubby-hole at the Visitor Centre. The area…

Pagham Harbour Walks- Pagham Harbour North Wall

This walk at Pagham Harbour is such a peaceful one with no sounds of traffic. There are splendid country views inland contrasting with the landscape of the harbour. The area of the harbour here is part of the 700 acres…

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