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Worthing is a seaside resort town in West Sussex


One of the biggest seaside towns on the South Coast, Worthing is a lively destination for shopping, eating, entertainment and family fun by the seaside!

It's perfectly located to explore the award-winning beaches and seafront of the Worthing coast, as well as the stunning landscape of the South Downs.

Things to do in Worthing

  • Discover local history, stunning artworks, unique toy and costume collections and a tranquil sculpture garden at the Worthing Museum and Art Gallery.
  • Catch some comedy, live music or a musical show direct from the West End at the Pavilion Theatre, the Connaught Theatre or at Assembly Hall.
  • For a lovely stroll in South Downs countryside, visit the ruined Iron Age fort at Cissbury Ring or the beautiful Highdown Gardens, a National collection. The views from the gardens are beautiful at any time of the year and include the sea and the South Downs.
  • Discover what's on in Worthing this weekend in our Sussex events guide.
  • Explore Worthing to uncover an eclectic mix of internationally renowned artists, quirky open studios and galleries including Colonnade House and converted beach huts East Beach Artists Studios.
  • Eat out to enjoy seasonal and locally produced food. Whether it’s fresh fish, home-made Sicilian gelato, freshly roasted coffee or vegan afternoon tea, there’s something for everyone in Worthing! Top food & drink places in Worthing.
  • Worthing’s flat wide promenade is perfect for a family cycle ride to explore the area by bike. No problem if you don’t have a bike with you, download the Donkey Bike app and hire a bike.
  • Take a day trip to the colourful city of Brighton, just a short train ride along the coast and one of the most diverse cities in England.

For evenings out in Worthing, you'll find plenty of restaurants and traditional pubs, with a choice of three theatres and two cinemas for after meal entertainment. Pedestrianised streets make shopping in the town centre an easy, relaxed affair – with dozens of high quality shops and boutiques.

Strolling along the palm-lined promenade on the seafront you'll find activities for the whole family – from Stand Up Paddleboarding, go-karting and miniature golf to the Art Deco architecture of Worthing Pier adding a touch of historic class to the atmosphere

Towns and villages near Worthing

Explore the Sussex countryside with these places to visit near Worthing.

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What's Nearby

  1. Pavilion Theatre

    Part of Worthing Theatres, the Pavilion Theatre is situated on the promenade at the…

    0.03 miles away
  2. Worthing Pier

    The Pier offers plenty of opportunity to stop and watch the world go by and enjoy all…

    0.03 miles away
  3. Splash Point

    Splash Point is a notable landmark on Worthing's promenade, and now transformed into an…

    0.24 miles away
  1. Connaught Theatre, Cinema & Studio

    The Art Deco Connaught Theatre, Cinema and Studio hosts a wide variety of plays ranging…

    0.3 miles away
  2. Worthing Museum and Art Gallery

    Varied collections including art, costume, toys, archaeology and local history. Exciting…

    0.32 miles away
  3. Assembly Hall

    The largest of the town’s entertainment venues, hosting live bands; Worthing Symphony…

    0.37 miles away
  4. Beach House Park

    Superb gardens with 5 international class flat bowling greens. The park also contains…

    0.4 miles away
  5. Worthing Beach

    Worthing has 5 miles of a beautiful palm-tree lined promenade, including the exciting new…

    0.56 miles away
  6. Davison Leisure Centre

    Centre offering fitness classes, badminton, basketball and volleyball courts and floodlit…

    0.81 miles away
  7. Brooklands Pleasure Park “Diddlyland”

    Brooklands Pleasure Park is great for all the family. Note: the boating lake is currently…

    1.66 miles away
  8. Worthing Leisure Centre

    Worthing Leisure Centre welcomes all ages to its very varied facility. From Creches to…

    1.79 miles away
  9. Field Place & Arts Complex

    A popular facility offering bowls, petanque, a centre for artists and potters, the Barn…

    1.87 miles away
  10. English Martyrs Church

    Church with impressive reproduction of the famous Sistine chapel ceiling in Rome. It is…

    2.56 miles away
  11. Widewater Lagoon

    A landlocked brackish lagoon which is home to some unique plantlife and a regular base…

    3.36 miles away
  12. Highdown Gardens

    A unique and beautiful garden on downland countryside overlooking the sea. The Chalk…

    3.4 miles away
  13. Cissbury Ring

    Cissbury Ring, just north of the coastal town of Worthing, is one of the jewels in the…

    3.46 miles away
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