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

Best Things To Do & Days Out In West Sussex

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1139 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 – 762 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!

  1. Fishers Farm Park Top Pick

    Fishers Farm Park

    Wisborough Green

    Children's FarmsChildren'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...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
  2. Families on train at South Downs Light Railway in Pulborough

    South Downs Light Railway

    Pulborough

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway 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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  3. Train at Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre in Arundel

    Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre

    Arundel

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor, Outdoor
  4. Staff re-enact historical battle at Bignor Roman Villa in Pulborough

    Bignor Roman Villa

    Pulborough

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  5. Kids looking for clues on The Arundel Mystery Treasure Trail

    The Arundel Mystery Treasure Trail

    Arundel

    Tourist AttractionsTourist 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...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor
  6. Girls with fishing nets at Arundel Wetland Centre

    Arundel Wetland Centre

    Arundel

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks 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...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor
  7. Knight jousting demonstration at Arundel Castle

    Arundel Castle

    Arundel

    Castles and PalacesCastles 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...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
  8. Outdoor pool at Arundel Lido

    Arundel Lido

    Arundel

    LidosLidos

    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,...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  9. Horse and rider jumping at Arundel Riding Centre

    Arundel Riding Centre

    Arundel

    Horse Riding and StablesHorse 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...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor, Outdoor
  10. Families swimming outdoor at Findon Swimming Pool in Worthing

    Findon Swimming Pool

    Worthing

    LidosLidos

    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  11. Outside view of Little Gems Pottery Painting in Horsham

    Little Gems Pottery Painting

    Horsham

    Pottery Centres and Ceramic CafesPottery 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  12. Windmill at High Salvington Windmill in Worthing

    High Salvington Windmill

    Worthing

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  13. Big tree at South Downs National Park in Findon

    South Downs National Park

    Findon

    National ParksNational 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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  14. Out of Bounds

    Out of Bounds

    Angmering

    High Ropes CoursesHigh 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor
  15. Beach at Climping Beach in Littlehampton

    Climping Beach

    Littlehampton

    BeachesBeaches

    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  16. Lake at Southwater Country Park in Horsham

    Southwater Country Park

    Horsham

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks 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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  17. Indoor soft play frame at Flying Fortress in Ford

    Flying Fortress

    Ford

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor 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...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor
  18. Ocean by Littlehampton Museum

    Littlehampton Museum

    Littlehampton

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor
  19. Outside view of Look and Sea Visitor Centre in Littlehampton

    Look and Sea Visitor Centre

    Littlehampton

    Tourist AttractionsTourist 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor
  20. Norfolk Gardens Mini Golf

    Norfolk Gardens Mini Golf

    Littlehampton

    Crazy GolfCrazy 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...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor