Family events

There’s fun for all the family in West Sussex, whether you’re looking to entertain tiny tots or energetic teens. With sweeping landscapes to explore, new experiences to discover and history to learn, we’re sure that West Sussex is the place to make your next family holiday truly memorable. Full to the brim with activities perfect for children, it’s time to plan your next adventure.

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.

Upcoming events

Norman Knights Tournament at Arundel Castle

13 July - 14 July 2019

Norman Knight’s Tournament

A tournament of foot combat will be held on the upper ground...
Worthing ice rink

17 November 2018 - 24 February 2019

Worthing Ice Rink

The fully covered rink ensures fun whatever the weather may ...
Wildlife photography workshop at Pagham Harbour

10 February 2019

Wildlife Photography Workshop at Pagham Harbour

This all-day practical workshop gives an introduction to bas...
The Fantastical Chocolate Festival

11 May 2019

The Fantastical Chocolate Festival

A day of delectable confectionary, singalong live music and ...

31 May - 2 June 2019

Glastonwick Beer Festival

There’s a focus on rare, eclectic, real ale, music and poe...
Worthing 10k

1 June - 2 June 2019

Worthing 10k

Join a field of over 2000 runners for one of the friendliest...
Ardingly triathlon

2 June 2019

Ardingly triathlon ⁄ duathlon 2019

Based at the beautiful Ardingly College, this event has been...
Family Race Day Goodwood

9 June 2019

Family Race Day at Goodwood

For a great family day out look no further than the Family R...

Activities for all ages

With activities to keep all ages entertained and acres to explore, there’s no shortage of things to do. For budding historians, you can create mosaics at Fishbourne Roman Palace, and for the little explorers out there, take a trip to Arundel Wetland Centre for hands-on discovery, including a Pond Explorer Station. The county also offers a wide range of family friendly accommodation, to suit all budgets.

Family trips in West Sussex
Family events in Sussex