Family Holidays in West Sussex

Looking for a break away with the family but not sure where to visit? West Sussex is the ideal family location easily accessible by train or car and makes the perfect getaway in the UK. With a range of activities and attractions there’s something for all ages from educational to fun day out with the family.

There are a range of activities for the whole family to enjoy across West Sussex, from fascinating museums to ancient castles, sandy beaches and much more. Whether you fancy a few hours exploring a coastline castle or want to see the latest exhibition, you’ll find plenty of great things to see and do in West Sussex. Get out and enjoy the fresh air in West Sussex with the whole family at a number of fantastic country parks and gardens such as Highdown Gardens, a beautiful chalk garden on Downland countryside, overlooking the sea is a haven for visitors. If you don’t want to be stuck in on a rainy day the Arundel Museum is more than just a museum it’s an experience. The exhibits have been arranged to tell the story of this historic town, from the pre-Roman settlements to the present day. This is the perfect place to take the whole family with a range of educational games and challenges to keep the children busy and their minds engaged. If you’re looking for something more action packed to keep the children happy a trip to Adur Outdoor Activities Centre or the Southern Pursuits offers the chance to try a wide range of outdoor activities from kayaking to quad biking and with something for every member of the family no one will be left bored.

You’ll never be bored in West Sussex with a range of options for days out, if you’re looking for something to do while the children are busy a walk round the Pallant House Gallery housing a collection described as the best in the UK with works by Gino Severini and Ivon Hitchens and many more. If you’re looking for a more active day out there are a plethora of walking and cycling trails that take you through the countryside and coastline in West Sussex and give you the chance to experience the history and heritage of the ancient region.

Whatever your family’s interests you’re sure to have a memorable family holiday in West Sussex.

Find out more about the attractions and activities taking place in the region in our Things to Do section, and use the Accommodation search to find family friendly pubs and inns offering bed and breakfast.

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