Places to visit and the surrounding area
Worthing is a large traditional seaside town in West Sussex. It’s perfectly placed between the South Downs National Park and the English Channel, with an estimated population of about 110,000.
It’s easy to live a healthy and laid back lifestyle in Worthing, with our large open promenade often enjoyed by runners and cyclists, award winning resturants and countryside walks across the South Downs.
Worthing and the Surrounding Area
Worthing boasts easy access to much of Sussex, Brighton and London. It’s the perfect base for exploring.
You can hop onto a train from 1 of 3 stations Worthing has to offer, and within…
Worthing History and Points of Interest
For many centuries Worthing was a small mackerel fishing hamlet until in the late 18th century it developed into an elegant Georgian seaside resort and attracted the well-known and wealthy of the day.
Jane Austen’s unfinished final novel Sanditon is thought to have been significantly based on experiences from her stay in Worthing, and Oscar Wilde wrote The Importance of Being Earnest while staying in the town in the summer of 1894.
More recent artists from Worthing include Alma Cogan, Royal Blood and The Ordinary Boys, including many more.
Worthing is full of open spaces, Art Deco buildings and architecture. Here are just a few areas of interest.