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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.

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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

2 - 18 April 2021

Leonardslee Garden Easter Trail 2021

West Sussex families, join Leonardslee Gardens for its outdo...
Basket full of baked breads at Artisan Bakehouse


The Artisan Bakehouse online masterclasses

Learn to make delicious breads from the comfort of your own ...
Wakehurst graphic for Beano Easter event

31 March - 18 April

Dennis and Gnasher’s Big Bonanza

West Sussex families, join in the Beano family fun this East...
Children playing in a field of daffodils for Easter at Borde Hill

2 - 17 April 2021

Easter pirate adventure at Borde Hill Garden

This Easter holiday, spend precious time together as a famil...
Schooner boats at Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens

Apr 2021

The Schooner Radio Controlled Group at Leonardslee Gardens

See the Schooner Radio Controlled Group in action on the Lak...
A blossom tree pictures in the Nymans gardens

2- 18 April 2021

Adventures in nature with Nymans

From Friday 2 April until Sunday 18 April, join Nymans at th...
Young girl holding a map at Standen

April 2021

Adventures in nature at Standen

Find nature activities hidden all around the spring garden a...
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12 June - 11 July 2021

Festival of Chichester 2021

Chichester are proud to present its exciting and diverse sum...

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