Things to do in West Sussex this Winter.
We would like to suggest some of the most popular activities in West Sussex for this winter. Whether you are traveling with your family, friends, or loved ones, there are plenty of things to do that will keep everyone entertained. You can enjoy some quality time together or take some time for yourself. Once you have booked your stay with us, you will have access to our digital guidebook, which provides a detailed list of activities to suit everyone’s preferences. So, without further delay, here is our list of great things to do in West Sussex this winter.
King Charles III Coastal Path
Just opened this Autumn 2023, the newest route on the King Charles III Coastal Path is here in West Sussex. From East Head (West Wittering) to Shoreham-by-Sea. Our beach houses are located directly on the trail offering health and wellbeing opportunities and a chance to connect with nature.
Day out in Arundel
Arundel is a must-visit for anyone in the Arun district. It’s just a scenic 20-minute drive away from our luxury beach houses and is filled with history and heritage. The castle is the town’s centrepiece and the Arundel Museum is a great place to learn more about the town’s rich history. While you’re there, make sure to explore the antique shops, independent boutiques, cafes, and restaurants. Arundel has a charm that will stay with you long after your visit.
Dark Skies Festival South Downs National Park
Don’t miss the South Downs National Park Dark Skies Festival, running between February 10th – 18th. The festival features a host of events including dark sky walking experiences , stargazing parties and the chance to listen and learn about the nocturnal animals of the region.
Watch something wonderful at Chichester Festival Theatre
It has to be said, the CFT really does offer something for everyone, with a myriad of family shows on offer; travelling without the children? Then comedy sell out tours, dramatic performances and hilarious plays both at the Minerva Theatre and the Festival Theatre await.
Dog Walking at National Trust Petworth House
Petworth House has a paw-print rating system across its estate to help dog owners identify areas where their furry friends are welcome. Dogs are allowed on the pathways of the pleasure gardens and can roam off-leash within the vast deer park. The estate also provides water bowls, dog bins, and outdoor seating areas for the convenience of dog owners. To learn more, click on the image
Day at the races at Fontwell Racecourse
Fontwell Racecourse is a 25 minute drive from the beach houses and has a full calendar of events, whether you are looking to join a racing fixture day or any of their seasonal special events.
Sussex Wine Tasting at Wiston Estate
Whatever the season, there’s always a good reason to visit Wiston Wine Estate. Located in the South Downs, Wiston’s Restaurant, Chalk offers local and seasonal menus and cater to all members of the family and open for breakfast too. Tours, tasting and special events feature throughout the calendar year.
Spend a Day at a Sussex Golf Course
If you are a golf lover, you are spoilt for choice the a full array of golf courses located in and around West and East Sussex. Our closest, Rustington Golf Course offers Pay & Play, Open to All facility, as well as group bookings and tuition.
Family fun at Amberley Museum
Amberley Museum provides a peak into what life was like in the area from its industrial past, the site of the museum has been welcoming visitors since the late 70’s and has much to offer all members of the family on a day out of learning and exploring, with seasonal events throughout school holidays and special interest days.
A guided cycle tour on the South Downs
Ever fancied a cycling day on the South Downs? The team at Marmalade MTB have you covered, offering bespoke and planned sessions for families, adults from small to large groups. Guaranteed good times with expert hosts.
Would you agree – you are spoilt for choice here in Sussex? We look forward to being your home away from home creating lovely memories for you and your loved ones; if you would like to know more about our local area and the wider county, visit our website Local Area page for more inspiration. Or if you are ready to book your stay – check out our Winter 2024 special offer here on the late availability calendar or enquire here.