20 Best Things To Do In West Sussex Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In West Sussex

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1174 fun things to do in West Sussex for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Bognor Regis, Chichester, Haywards Heath and Midhurst. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 776 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right West Sussex day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in West Sussex with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Fishers Farm Park

Fishers Farm Park

  • Wisborough Green
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Adorable animals and raucous play - what more could you ask for? Fishers Farm Park is an award-winning hub for all of the above with a few special su...

Families on train at South Downs Light Railway in Pulborough

South Downs Light Railway

  • Pulborough
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

South Downs Light Railway runs through the grounds of Pulborough Garden Centre and out into the country. Steam hauled trains run every weekend and Ba...

Train at Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre in Arundel

Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre

  • Arundel
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Amberley Museum is a 36 acre open air site set in the South Downs National Park dedicated to the industrial heritage of the south east. Take a ride a...

Staff re-enact historical battle at Bignor Roman Villa in Pulborough

Bignor Roman Villa

  • Pulborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bignor Roman Villa is a great place to learn some interesting history in a beautiful setting, which includes the farm belonging to the family who are...

Kids looking for clues on The Arundel Mystery Treasure Trail

The Arundel Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Arundel
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Get outdoors and explore with the kids on theArundel self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. As you take a gentle stroll around this pretty market...

Girls with fishing nets at Arundel Wetland Centre

Arundel Wetland Centre

  • Arundel
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Arundel Wetland Centre is surrounded by ancient woodlands, deep in the Sussex Downs, overlooked by Arundel Castle, a series of naturalised lakes, pon...

Knight jousting demonstration at Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle

  • Arundel
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

There is nearly 1,000 years of history at the Arundel Castle, situated in magnificent grounds overlooking the River Arun in West Sussex and built at...

Outdoor pool at Arundel Lido

Arundel Lido

  • Arundel
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Arundel Lido offers a 25m main outdoor pool, 5m splash pool with easy entry steps and link to main pool plus large separate children's paddling pool,...

Horse and rider jumping at Arundel Riding Centre

Arundel Riding Centre

  • Arundel
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Arundel Riding Centre is a British Horse Society Approved Riding Centre offering private, semi private or class lessons as well as escorted rides and...

Families swimming outdoor at Findon Swimming Pool in Worthing

Findon Swimming Pool

  • Worthing
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Splash, swim and dunk your way to Findon Swimming Pool in Worthing. An outdoor heated pool awaits you and your family for a water adventure between t...

Outside view of Little Gems Pottery Painting in Horsham

Little Gems Pottery Painting

  • Horsham
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Little Gems Pottery Painting Come along, choose the item you wish to paint from our large selection and we will help you create your very own masterp...

Windmill at High Salvington Windmill in Worthing

High Salvington Windmill

  • Worthing
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

High Salvington Windmill is an extensively restored working windmill, which dates from roughly 1750. It gives an excellent opportunity for kids to ge...

Big tree at South Downs National Park in Findon

South Downs National Park

  • Findon
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

At South Downs National Park there is so much to do and see in this area, from walking, cycling or horse riding across the Downs, exploring wildlife...

Out of Bounds

Out of Bounds

  • Angmering
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Out of Bounds entertainment centre in the heart of West Sussex has something for everyone, from your tots to their grandparents. Boasting a range of...

Beach at Climping Beach in Littlehampton

Climping Beach

  • Littlehampton
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Sometimes all you crave is a bit of space and the simple sounds of the ocean. Climping Beach is quieter than its neighbours of Littlehampton and Bogn...

Lake at Southwater Country Park in Horsham

Southwater Country Park

  • Horsham
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Southwater Country Park offers 90 acres (36 ha) of level surfaced paths which provide an easy-going lakeside walk plus a selection of outdoor activit...

Indoor soft play frame at Flying Fortress in Ford

Flying Fortress

  • Ford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Flying Fortress is a fun day out for all the family. There are regular toddler workshops in dance, music and craft during term time and always pl...

Ocean by Littlehampton Museum

Littlehampton Museum

  • Littlehampton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Littlehampton Museum is situated in a family friendly seaside town, boasting stunning award winning beaches and a vibrant river and harbour scene. Th...

Outside view of Look and Sea Visitor Centre in Littlehampton

Look and Sea Visitor Centre

  • Littlehampton
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Look and Sea Visitor Centre The newly refreshed Littlehampton Heritage Exhibition is now focused on the history of the river, harbour and seaside of...

Norfolk Gardens Mini Golf5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Littlehampton
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

There are 2 ways to do it at the Norfolk Gardens: you can take on the kids with the playful and novelty strewn crazy golf, or get serious with the pi...

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