• Crowds wait for the green miniature railway train as it pulls into its stop at Bognor Regis' Hotham Park

    Hotham Park

    Ride the miniature railway at Bognor Regis' historic Hotham Park, go boating, enjoy a picnic or wander through the gardens.

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  • Bognor Regis Pan orama from the sea

  • A bright pink wall holds a sign bearing the words 'Ocean Spa' in the Butlins spa's main reception area

    Spa days

    Relax in the spa while the kids have a great time at Butlins Bognor Regis.

  • Sea spray is visible behind two people in a small boat on the aquamarine coloured water of Bognor Regis sea


    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.

Think of Bognor Regis and you think of, sunshine, fresh air, family holidays, great beaches and Butlin’s holiday resort! All this, less than two hours by train from London Victoria!


Logo for the Seaside Award quality Award for Bognor Regis 2016The main shingle and sand town centre beach has been awarded a 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.

Bognor Regis Beach Webcam image with link to website



Take a look at the town's very own beach webcam available to view 24/7



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 

Hotham Park is where the founder of Bognor Regis built his house in 1792 and today visitors can enjoy Hotham Park Cafe, boating lake, miniature railway, WildForest Falls Adventure Golf, plus walks, cycle paths, 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.

Feeling Active?

As well as the WildForest Falls Adventure Golf in Htham Park, golfers can tee off at Bognor Regis Golf Club and enjoy seaside mini golf opposite the pier plus putting and tennis at Blake’s Road Sports Site.

If you prefer indoor leisure activities, there are great sporting facilities at the Arun Leisure Centre, Felpham to the east of the town and the Arena Sports Centre to the north.

Shopping and Parking

Bognor Regis Town Centre Management logo with link to the Manager's Facebook page

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.

Parking meter image with a link toArun District Council's Parking information

Check out the Pay & Display car parks in Bognor Regis




Hotham Park Miniature Railway

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This popular miniature railway is open weekends until the summer and then open every day. T: +44 (0)7860 795350 / 07464 485743 Click the link to see the operator's website for latest information