Keeping you safe in West Sussex

Welcome to West Sussex. We want to ensure you have a great stay – whether you take to the water on a paddleboard or head for a walk on the downs. So please take a look at our safety guides below written especially for you, your family, and four legged friends.

Directors of Public Health across Sussex have also issued this joint statement encouraging us all to play our part and #KeepSussexSafe.

If you have any questions or would like further information, please get in touch by emailing us at

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Safety in the water

Whether you’re in the sea, by the river or at the beach, there’s a number of things to factor in to stay safe around water.

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Safety on foot

Walking or running outdoors always requires common sense and judgement. Read our top tips on how to stay safe.

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Safety on the roads

You’ll enjoy our quiet roads but never become complacent. To stay safe on the road you need to concentrate at all times.

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Safety for cyclists

Tranquil and beautiful though it is, cycling in the countryside can be pretty hairy with all the unpredictability that surrounds us.

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Safety for dogs

Dog owners already know the rules, but here’s a reminder to keep yourself, your four-legged friend and others safe.

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Covid-19 safety

It seems like an obvious one with everything that has happened over the last year, but here’s an important reminder.