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.

Family events and activities in West Sussex

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...

30 March 2019

Edgcumbes’ Spring Market

Showcasing the best produce on offer this season - discover ...

31 March 2019

Mother’s Day at West Dean Gardens

With Mother's Day on Sunday 31 March, West Dean Gardens are ...

31 March 2019

Mothering Sunday Cruise

At the Wey & Arun Canal trust, special cruises will be r...

6 - 22 April 2019

Easter adventure at Borde Hill

This Easter holiday spend time together as a family for fun ...

19 - 21 April 2019

West Dean’s Easter trail

Bring family and friends to West Dean Gardens near Chicheste...

19 - 22 April 2019

Easter Cruise

Special themed Easter Cruises will be running on The Wey &am...
Glastonwick

31 May - 2 June 2019

Glastonwick Beer Festival

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

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