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

Chichester Art Trail

The Chichester Open Studios Art Trail sees 160 artists exhib...

Footprints of Sussex

Footprints of Sussex have a vast amount of experience of org...
Ditchling Beacon

Ditchling Beacon

Panoramic views from the top of the world.  Stand at the to...

Vespucci Adventures

Vespucci Adventures evolved from our passion for long distan...

Cycle the South Downs Way

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

Centurion Way

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

Geocaching

Geocaching is the new exciting high tech treasure hunt and t...

Buchan Country Park

Buchan Country Park is 170 acres of beautiful countryside ri...

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