Don't miss a thing!

The changing seasons never limit the endless opportunities to explore West Sussex. From the appeal of getting outside on a beautiful summer’s day, a crisp day on the coast to a tranquil golden afternoon in the South Downs National Park, and an ink black sky full of stars, there’s no shortage of beautiful backdrops for life’s important moments.

Visit our #MustSee historic houses, marvel at our many museums and scream at our Haunted Halloween events. Indulge in a beautifully cooked and locally sourced meal at any one of our cosy inns, celebrate with a glass (or two) of Sussex Sparkling at our award-winning vineyards and stay at one of our unique properties so that you can enjoy West Sussex for longer. Come and create unforgettable memories with us.

We’ve some great ideas for things to do in any season and making memories doesn’t have to cost the earth. Whether you’re visiting from near or far, for a day, a weekend, or a week, there’s always something more to see in West Sussex.

Arial view of Arundel Castle


Don’t miss a thing with these top places to visit in West Sussex.


We’ve picked some of our favourite things to do in West Sussex off season.

Arial view of East Head Beach


Check out our must-explore list to not miss out on seasonal highlights.

Autumnal adventures

Embrace the crisp autumn days and kick up the leaves while you wander the grounds of some incredible locations throughout West Sussex.

Whether you’re searching for your next insta-worthy autumn photoshoot or you’re a self-confessed foodie scouting out some highly rated West Sussex eateries (and breweries), we’ve got you covered.

Two people standing by the lake at Wakehurst, framed by autumnal leaves

Leaf peeping

Here are some of our top tips for making the most of the season’s colours whilst exploring West Sussex.

Pumpkins instagrammable autumn

Instagrammable Autumn

We’ve put together a list of some of our top photo spots you simply shouldn’t miss this autumn.

Gravetye Manor

West Sussex food trail

Use our new food trail to plan your next trip and try something unique, delicious and memorable!

Winter highlights

Winter has a unique charm and is the perfect time to get outdoors, breathe in the fresh air and reconnect with nature. From illuminated steam trains to atmospheric woodland trails or even a dip in the sea to wake you up and reinvigorate your soul, we’ve picked some of our favourite things to do over winter.

Shooting stars above a countryside cabin at night

Dark skies and stargazing

From stargazing, astrophotography, nightscape walks and nocturnal wildlife, make the most of our amazing skies.

Woman with her two dogs taking a break on a walk

Picturesque walking routes

Full of trails, paths and promenades for short strolls or long hikes, we’ve picked some of our favourites, discover yours!

Bread making workshop at The Artisan Bakehouse

Foodie experiences you have to try

We’ve put together a list of some of the best and most unique food and drink experiences from around the county!

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