Walking

West Sussex is the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors on two feet whether you’re an experienced walker, looking for a short stroll or trying to have a digital detox. The county boasts 48 miles of the South Downs Way’s impressive 100-mile national trail. So if you’re like us and would rather take it a chunk at a time, West Sussex is a great place to start.

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.

Great walks and trails

Centurion Way

A 5 mile route following a disused railway line, the Centuri...

Cycle the South Downs Way

Do a ton on your bike. Tackle the 100 mile long National Tra...
Saltern way Chichester

Cycle the Salterns Way

Salterns Way runs from the centre of Chichester to the sand ...

Arundel

Arundel captures the essence of heritage, urban chic and cou...
Tilgate Park

Tilgate Forest

Located in the High Weald area of West Sussex, near Crawley ...
Chichester, West Sussex

Chichester

Blending old and new, Chichester offers an enticing mix of d...
Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Queen Elizabeth Country Park is located just outside West Su...

Petworth House and Park

On the edge of the market town, this is the perfect place to...

Country to coast

There are so many routes to take and trails to discover that you’ll be in your element, whether you’re a weekend stroller or an experienced hiker. Nestled within the foothills of the South Downs, you’ll find treasured trails that boast an array of woodland, hedgerow, farmland and wildlife.

For a short walk that takes in the coastline, try Littlehampton to Climping. It’s a great distance for families and this beginner walk takes you takes you from country to coast in one easy route.

There’s so much to discover in West Sussex, whichever path you take, and, for the adventurous among you, why don’t you unearth your own adventure?

Dog walks in West Sussex
Country walks in West Sussex