Things to do in Pagham

Things to do in Pagham

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Pagham is one of the most peaceful places in Sussex and home to our Church Farm Holiday Park. If you fancy an escape from the hustle and bustle, there are few better places to escape to than this sleepy seaside Sussex village. 

There are quite a few things to do in Pagham, so when you stay with us at Church Farm you’ll be a matter of steps from loads of great holiday experiences with the family and memories that last a lifetime. The famous Pagham Harbour and its nature reserve are joined by a sprinkling of underrated places perfect for a family day out. We’ll take you through them all in this article.

Pagham Harbour

Pagham Harbour

Address: Selsey Rd, Chichester PO20 7NE 

Head to Pagham Harbour for a breath of fresh air and an adventure around a Site of Specific Scientific Interest close to Church Farm Holiday Park. There are two main ways to get here. A drive takes you around the waterways for 20 minutes before you reach the centre of the harbour, and a 50-minute walk gets you there on a more direct route from us. 

Either way, the journey here is scenic and part of the attraction in itself. The natural marshlands of the area may make this area slightly harder to navigate, but you’re more than rewarded with the incredible scenery between our park and the harbour. A walk around here is without doubt one of the best things to do in Pagham.

Pagham Harbour nature reserve

Pagham Harbour nature reserve

Address: Selsey Rd, Chichester PO20 7NE 

Pagham Harbour is made all the more fantastic by the incredible range of wildlife that makes the entire area home. You’ll be standing on one of the only undeveloped coastal places in the county, making a visit here one of the best things to do in Sussex. Species from black-tailed godwits to little egrets migrate here, and the harbour’s website describes the area as an internationally important wetland for wildlife. 

The area is brilliant for your furry friend with a lead, and there is a discovery trail to stroll along and learn more about the nature reserve’s role in conservation.

Aldwick Bay Estate

Aldwick Bay Estate
Aldwick: an awesome alternative beach

Address: Aldwick Bay Estate, Bognor Regis PO21 4EU 

Aldwick Bay Estate is one of the most prestigious places to live on the whole south coast, and a visit to this area gives a great insight into the wealth that’s found in Pagham and its vicinity. 

Sitting neatly on the beach of the same name, the golden sand is great for a picnic and sea breeze is as fresh as it gets. Established in 1929, the estate has been home to many rich and famous people, including the Parker-Bowles family, Bing Crosby and Nigel Benn. Visiting this prime location is one of the most insightful things to do in Pagham.

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The Salt House at Little Welborne

Address: Pagham, Bognor Regis PO21 4NX 

This cute and historic building can be found on a walk just five minutes away from us at Church Farm. With a classic thatched roof and a scenic view of the surrounding marshland, the Salt House has an outbuilding from the 18th-century and illustrates what life what was like back then. 

For a split second, you’re thrown back into the reality of pre-industrial England. The building’s Grade II-listed status pays homage to this, one of the oldest buildings in Pagham and the surrounding area.

Book a Haven Holiday at Church Farm

Book a Haven Holiday at Church Farm

Address: Church Ln, Pagham, Bognor Regis PO21 4NR 

Of course, we couldn’t write an article about things to do in Pagham without bigging up our park at Church Farm. With a whole host of activities, entertainment and swimming to enjoy when you book a Haven Holiday, our park and the professional team will cater to your every need. 

Expect a world-class welcome, awesome accommodation and exhilarating experiences that make memories that last a lifetime.

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