Active and outdoors

Home to the South Downs, West Sussex is the ideal place to get away from it all. You’ll be taking in some of the freshest air and most inspirational views. To get the best of the views, put on your walking boots or running shoes and head for the hills. If you’re a mountain biker, there are superb off-road tracks among rolling chalk hills, as well as miles of trails and bridleways criss-crossing the surrounding countryside. Road cyclists are well-catered for with two of the toughest hill climbs in the country and there are a huge range of watersports on offer.

Local guides

Get inspiration for your next trip with the help of our local guides. Discover top attractions, fun things to do and exciting new experiences. There is something for everyone in West Sussex.

Explore the great outdoors

Chichester Canal

On the edge of the City centre, Chichester Canal offers a un...

Hatt Adventures

Hatt Adventures provide fun and exciting experiences in the ...

Fluid Adventures

Fluid Adventures Ltd is a Chichester based canoe and kayak c...

Cobnor Activities Centre Trust

Cobnor Activities Centre Trust is an independent charity an...

Get Kiteboarding

Get kiteboarding is a kitesurfing and paddleboarding school ...

Cowdray Golf

Golf has been played at Cowdray for over 100 years. The 18-h...

BN1 Kitesurfing

BN1 Kitesurfing is A BKSA recognised Kitesurfing School spec...

Pulborough WildArt Trail

The new WildArt Trail in Pulborough is an enchanting trail o...

Coastal activites

The West Sussex Coast offers more than just great views and a lovely location from which to enjoy a day by the sea. Whether you are an experienced professional, an individual, a group looking to try something new, there is plenty to do.

From outdoor swimming and sunbathing, to boat trips, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding (SUP) and adrenaline-packed activities like super-fast inflatable adult water rides, there truly is something for everyone.

Cycling and biking in West Sussex
Paddle boarding on the West Sussex coast