Wellness breaks in West Sussex

Whether it’s a quiet spot in the country, an exhilarating walk along the coast or a fun activity with family and friends, it’s important to take some time for you. We are lucky to have so many serene locations that inspire mindfulness and reflection. We encourage you to breathe in the fresh sea air, soak up the views from the South Downs, kick up the leaves in our forests and gardens and cosy down beside the fire in our local pubs and inns. Detox from the digital and savour the spaces that offer peace and comfort right here in West Sussex.

We’ve done all the research so you don’t have to. Read more about where to find your happy place and discover wellbeing in West Sussex from our range of inspiring guides below, featuring forest bathing, mindful meditation, and navigation courses to help you unwind your mind.

three friends enjoying nature and the great outdoors

Have a digital detox

Unplug from all things digital and reconnect with yourself, friends, nature and the present moment.

Rural Glamping at Wild Boar Wood in West Sussex

Rural retreats

Get away from the hustle and bustle. Head for a rustic, rural retreat and feel the stress drift away.

Friends having a picnic in West Dean Gardens, West Sussex

Quality time

A relaxing, nature-filled weekend is perfect for a break with the ones you love, doing the things you love.

Arundel Castle with tulips

Rest and relax

Enjoy an off-peak break in The South Downs. Relax, recharge and blow away the winter blues.

A couple enjoying a hot air balloon ride overlooking the West Sussex countryside

Wholesome weekend

Want a wholesome weekend away reconnecting with nature and the great outdoors? We have just that.

a family enjoying a watersports weekend with paddle boards in the sea in West Sussex

Watersports break

If you want to offset the stresses of modern life, dedicate a weekend to watersports and wellbeing.

Looking for some adventure?

With a wealth of opportunities for adventure throughout West Sussex, you’ll never find yourself short of something to do. Explore our attractions below for suggestions, ranging from paddle boarding and cycling tours, to wildlife encounters and unique overnight stays. You’ll be sure to find something that helps you unplug and recharge.

Walking in West Sussex


Find the perfect place to
enjoy the great outdoors
on two feet


Active, outdoor activities in West Sussex

Active and

Cross-country trails,
cycling routes and
fantastic sports


Nature and wildlife in West Sussex

Nature and

Get back to nature and
discover new wildlife
in the countryside


Spa and wellbeing in West Sussex

Spa and

Avoid the hustle and
bustle and find the
perfect place to relax


Cycling in West Sussex

Cycling and biking

Flat roads, country lanes
and rolling hills,
explore on two wheels.


watersports in west sussex icon


Learn the basics or
advance your skills on the
water in West Sussex