Ride the miniature railway at Bognor Regis' historic Hotham Park, go boating, enjoy a picnic or wander through the gardens.
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Relax in the spa while the kids have a great time at Butlins Bognor Regis.
Bognor Regis is a popular spot for sailing, windsurfing and other on-the-water activities.
Things to do in Bognor Regis
There’s a great range of things to do in Bognor Regis to keep everyone entertained.
That’s why the West Sussex seaside town is such a firm favourite among the thousands of families who enjoy great days out and traditional family holidays, year after year.
The main shingle and sand town centre beach has been awarded a 2017 Seaside Award again! Read more here.
With lots of facilities, including RNLI Lifeguards during the summer months you're just a short step from the main shopping centre, and the wide, flat easy access promenade is great for families, wheelchair users, cyclists and skaters.
The Beach on the Beach is an enclosed area full of washed beach sand, perfect for building sandcastles, easily accessible from the promenade, and right next door there is now the 'Play on the Beach' too!
Beaches in the neighbouring villages of Aldwick and Felpham are equally accessible but are usually quieter and great for relaxing and taking the sea air!
Watersports enthusiasts love this part of the UK’s south coast for sailing, windsurfing and other on-the-water activities. When the tide goes out, the flat sands on the beach are perfect for activities like beach volleyball or tennis.
Parks and Greenspaces
Bognor Regis also has several parks, two of which hold national Green Flags Find out why by visiting Marine Park Gardens and Hotham Park The latter is where the founder of Bognor Regis built his house in 1792 and today visitors can enjoy a boating lake, miniature railway, walks, picnic spots, play area and more!
You can learn more local history at Bognor Regis Museum - a great way to find out about the town - and with free admission! For example, did you know that the County song "Sussex by the Sea" was written in South Bersted, Bognor Regis? William Ward Higgs wrote the famous marching song while he was living in Bognor Regis between 1902 and 1908. for his favourite sister-in-law who had just become engaged to a Captain in the Royal Sussex Regiment.
Shopping and Parking
Bognor Regis has a great, easily accessible, shopping precinct benefitting from a great new look as part of Arun District Council's regeneration plans. Most national big brand names are here and there's some great independents too.