Places to visit in Sussex
Known for the its sweeping hill-studded countryside and popular coastal resorts Sussex is a great option for a family holiday or romantic getaway in the sun. The beautiful county directly south of London offers beautiful countryside, excellent beaches and charming villages and is a fantastic region for both day trips and staycations.
The coast is blessed with classic seaside destinations such as Eastbourne and Bognor Regis, while inland, the South Downs provides a hauntingly beautiful landscape. Then of course, there’s the lively city of Brighton which is always a wonderful day out. We’ve compiled this list of the best places to visit in Sussex to help you narrow down your options when holidaying on the Sussex coast.
Battle was the site of the infamous 1066 Battle of Hastings, and several landmarks remember what has to be one of the most talked about instances of warfare in global history. The bloody battle changed the course of English history forever, and you can learn more about the town's significance here, which set you up nicely for a day out from our Combe Haven Holiday Park.
Hailsham typifies what Sussex is all about. This lovely little town is in the heart of the countryside, with some of the best things to do in Sussex surrounding it. Not far from Combe Haven Holiday Park, it’s a great option for a family day out away from the south coast.
Places to visit in Sussex don’t come much better than wonderful Worthing and its array of attractions for all the family. The perfect mix of classic seaside town and forward-thinking vibrant hub, Worthing offers an unrivalled variety of things to do that are sure to leave you wanting more.
Bexhill-on-Sea is a place for culture afficionados and full of things to do. Home to the famous De La Warr Pavilion, it’s hosted a stunning set of stellar names to its streets over the decades. Artsy and airy, Bexhill is anything but your typical seaside town, makes it one of the best places to visit in Sussex.
Pagham is home to our Church Farm Holiday Park and its surrounded by one of the few undeveloped parts of the Sussex coast. Its quiet nature and sumptuous sea breeze make Pagham a great place to explore on foot, with plenty of things to do. Look at our list, bring your camera and get ready to make memories with the loved ones.
The brilliant Bognor Regis is an icon of the Sussex seaside with so much to do for all the family. The attractions, amusements and activities of Bognor are just a 15 minute drive away from our Church Farm Holiday Park.
Haywards Heath is about the same distance from our Sussex holiday parks at Church Farm and Combe Haven. It’s a great place to see the stunning Sussex countryside from, and with more than a handful of great experiences, you’ll see why it’s such a desirable place to live.
Littlehampton is a lovely seaside community just a short distance east of our holiday park at Church Farm. Located where the River Arun meets the English Channel, there’s a distinct maritime feel here with a whole host of things to do for you and the family.
You’ll be hard pushed to find a town with a greater variety of things to do than Eastbourne. Places to visit in Sussex don’t come much better than this, so if you’re on the hunt for place to head to with the family, look no further than the excellent options Eastbourne serves up.
Chichester is a beautiful cathedral city in the heart of Sussex. Just a 15-minute drive from our Church Farm Holiday Park, this historic place is a perfect day out with the family. There’s an impressive variety of things to do, so get planning this excellent Sussex experience.
Horsham is a quiet market town halfway between London and the Sussex coast. It’s a great place to head to with the family on your way to us, on your way back home or on a day out away from your chosen Sussex holiday park. Check out some of the things to do!
Famous for its incredible medieval castle, Arundel is a great place to head to if you’re a history buff. Brilliantly informative and educational for the kids, there are a whole host of other things to do in Arundel that make this one of the best places to head to during your time in Sussex.
Selsey occupies a beautiful peninsula on Sussex’s south coast, just a stone’s throw from our holiday park at Church Farm. A quintessential seaside spot, there’s fresh air and plenty of things to do in the area so head down here and make memories that last a lifetime.
Hastings is a bright and breezy town in the southeast of Sussex. A centre of entertainment and attractions, there are loads of things to do in the town for all the family. For a slice of history, head to nearby Battle and discover one of the most famous incidents to ever occur in Britain.
Rye is right up there as far as places to visit in Sussex goes. A 14th-century tower is a must-see attraction amongst loads of things to do in the town, which is located slightly inland from the historic harbour of the same name. This is a great option when you stay with us at Combe Haven Holiday Park.
Camber Sands has been welcoming visitors from far and wide for decades, such is the unrivalled ingredients for a great day out. There are loads of things to do and a brilliant beach to match in this corner of the county, so head here with the family and enjoy the experience.
Brighton is a big city and cultural hub on the south coast. A real Sussex gem, it’s a centre of activity with loads of things to do for all ages. Easily accessible from both our Sussex holiday parks, it’s a great change of scenery and an unmissable day out when you’re in the area.