The area boasts amazing beaches and walks. Children can have a traditional bucket and spades seaside holiday or you can all venture further with windsurfing, kite surfing, paddle boarding and surfing lessons readily available at the beach.


Local villages host fantastic pubs and amenities. Chichester Marina is  5 minutes away and  Chichester  Cathedral and the city centre is only 10 min drive away with a host of activities, shopping and restaurants plus the famous Festival Theatre and the impressive Pallant Gallery.


Goodwood Estate is popular for its Festival of Speed and Revival  Weekend and is only 25 minutes drive away as is the glorious CAS outdoor Sculpture Park

Just beyond Chichester lie the South Downs where you can check out the stunning West Dean Gardens, Uppark House and other local National Heritage sites.



  • The Lamb Inn .West Wittering PO20 8QA

  • The Old House at Home. West Wittering PO20 8AD

  • The Ship Inn – Itchenor PO20 7AH

  • The Crown and Anchor – Dell Quay PO20 7EE

  • The Blacksmiths Arms – Donnington PO20 7PR


  • The Boat House Café  - Chichester Marina PO20 7EJ

  • The Beach House Café/Restaurant – West Wittering PO208LT

  • Drifters – East Wittering PO20 8DY

  • The Boulevard – East Wittering PO20 8DZ

  • The Crab and Lobster – Sidlesham PO20  7NB

  • Billys on the Beach – East Wittering PO20 8JH

  • Drift In Surf Café – East Wittering PO20 8DY

  • Fat Olives – Emsworth – PO10 7EH


Home Delivery


  • Surf Bay Pizza -  East Wittering PO20 8RP

  • Madu-Ban Tandoori Restaurant – East Wittering

  • Ocean Village Chinese Takeaway – East Wittering PO20 8DZ

  • Fish and Chips – Royal Oak Fish Bar – East Wittering

  • Private chef  on request.



Local Shops / Supermarkets

  • Birdham –  Nisa  - Local store

  • East Wittering Village – Co op  and Tesco

  • West Wittering – Local Store

  • Chichester – Waitrose and Tesco

Specialist Shops


  • Butchers - Hoares in  East Wittering

  • Fish -  Something Fishy – East Wittering

  • Fish - Fisherman Bobs hut – East Wittering Beach

  • Fresh Fruit & Veg  - Horrocks in East Wittering for veg – will deliver larger quantities.

  • Food - Award Winning Turners Pies  - Chichester

  • ​Wine - Hennings Wine Merchant, Chichester - PO19 1NQ

  • ​Wine - Majestic Wine – Chichester PO19 7JL

  • Farmers Market - Central Chichester – 1st and 3rd Friday of every month



  • East and West Wittering Beaches

  • Bracklesham Beach


  • East Head – from West Wittering Beach

  • Cass Sculpture Park – Goodwood

  • South Downs Walks -

  • Pagham Harbour nature reserve , Bird Sanctuary

Horse Riding

  • Cakeham Stables  - 01243 672194

  •  Hunters Lodge Riding Centre – 01243 780651


Sailing & Beach Sports


  • Shore Boards East Wittering – Shop and can arrange surf, kayak and canoe hire and lessons. 

  • Cobnor - Sailing Courses 



Other Outdoor  Activities 

  • Clay Pigeon Shots - Goodwood

  • Chichester Golf Course

  • Fishing trips by Something Fishy - Fish Mongers at East Wittering


Family Days Out

All within an hours drive


  • Flip Out Trampoline  Park - Chichester

  • Cineworld Cinema  - Chichester Gate Cinema

  • Chichester Tenpin Bowling PO19 8EL

  • The Novium Museum - Chichester PO19 1QH

  • Pallant Art Gallery  - Chichester 

  • Chichester Theatre