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Worthing offers visitors the best of the Sussex Coast, town and countryside. One of the sunniest places in the country and a watersports 'hot-spot' Worthing's nestled between the glorious Sussex coastline and the beautiful South Downs National Park. The palm tree lined promenade lends a Mediterranean feel to this classic British seaside town with a mix of family fun, cultural delights, hidden gems and great shopping close to the sea.
What's on Offer
Five miles of award winning, safe and gently sloping beaches with beach patrol and safety boats. Elegant palm tree-lined promenade and award winning pier.
Places to Visit
Award-winning Worthing Museum & Art Gallery including an excellent collection of costumes, toys and archaeology, English Martyrs Catholic Church (replica of the Cistine Chapel ceiling), Highdown Gardens, High Salvington Windmill, Coombes Farm, South Downs National Park, Brooklands Pleasure Park, Lancing College Chapel, Marlipins Museum and Shoreham (Brighton City) Airport & Visitor Centre.
Great range of entertainment including 3 theatres and 2 cinemas, bingo hall, bars and night clubs. Theatre programmes available from Box Office: 01903 206206.
Worthing has a thriving and busy town centre offering a mix of high street stores and independent retailers. A weekly market is held in the town centre whilst a selection of street and indoor markets visit throughout the year.
Worthing's huge range of restaurants, cafe's and pubs offer an array of cuisine from around the world.
Recreation & Sport
Worthing boasts the award winning Splashpoint Leisure Centre (Swimming Pool complex), 2 gyms and 2 leisure centres as well as cycle clubs, water sports, sailing, boating, scuba diving, fishing, tennis courts, petanque, bowling greens, AMF Tenpin Bowling Alley, children’s indoor and outdoor playgrounds and parks, Activities Centre, shooting and golf courses on the Downs. Brooklands Pleasure Park with golf, pitch & putt, miniature railway, paddling pool, boating lake, pony rides, play area, mini-moto club and Go-Karts.
Conference & Business Facilities
A number of venues available including:
Worthing boasts a selection of quality inspected budget & family run hotels, B&B's, self-catering and camping accommodation. Full details can be found at www.visitworthing.co.uk.
From the West - A27 or A259. From the East - A27 or A259. From the North - M25 then A24 or M23 then A27.
Frequent trains direct from London Victoria - approx. 1hour, 15mins.
There are over 15 cross-channel sea routes to the south east. The nearest ports are Newhaven & Portsmouth; just 1 hours' drive and Dover & Folkestone are approx. 2 hours' drive.
Gatwick Airport 28 miles with direct rail link. The local airport is Shoreham (Brighton City) Airport - 01273 467373.