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

May - December 2018

Chichester Festival Theatre 2018

It's curtains up on Festival 2018! Join the theatre for a ka...

June - July 2018

Nature up close – wildlife survey day

An exclusive opportunity to spend the day getting up close a...

July 2018

A summer of music at Borde Hill

Join Borde Hill Garden this July to celebrate their 125th An...
Kew Science Festival at Wakehurst

21 - 22 July 2018

Kew Science Festival at Wakehurst

Science comes alive at Wakehurst with a wild weekend of work...
Cowdray Park Polo Club

22 July 2018

Cowdray Park Polo Club – Gold Cup Final

The Gold Cup is played to decide the British Open Polo Champ...

24 July - 3 August 2018

Have a go at archaeology

Celebrate the national Festival of Archaeology and take part...
Alice in Wonderland

27-28 July 2018

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Your chance to enjoy a stage adaptation of the Lewis Carroll...

27 - 29 July 2018

Enchanted Horsham

Across three mid-summer afternoons and evenings in July 2018...

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