COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Message to Visitors, Residents, Event Organisers and Hospitality Businesses

Coronavirus (Covid-19) guidance

Please scroll through the following information for advice and links to more information. (Updated 20 May 2020)



Sadly, all attractions and hospitality businesses are now temporarily closed under UK Government guidance, which is necessarily and constantly evolving.

All residents and visitors with bookings should contact the individual businesses to check their operating status, postponement and cancellation policies.

Please keep up to date with the latest news from our local tourism & hospitality businesses and event organisers via our social media links at Facebook and Twitter  There's lots of inspiration on how you can still enjoy Sussex by the Sea, safely at home.

Following the message from the UK Prime Minister on 23 March 2020, ALL  CURRENT public events have been cancelled or postponed to a later date.  See the latest Arun District Council message to Event Organisers here

As soon as restrictions are lifted, and we are able to promote events in Sussex by the Sea, details will be published on the What's On Calendar and shared on the Sussex by the Sea social media. 


Stay Alert message with link to Arun District Council's website



Read the LATEST  COVID-19 INFORMATION for residents and local businesses 


Please also check:  for  a round up of  and links to the latest  OFFICIAL business advice from a range of hospitality sector sources AND links to surveys that may help the Arun District's Business & Regeneration team help you and your business.



Stay Alert to Save Lives message


For the latest UK Government announcements and guidance along with lots more information, see



The Park Authority has developed a new interactive map  to promote food and drink suppliers in and close to the National Park. Many businesses have adapted and are doing deliveries and/or collection only, to connect communities to the range of food and drink on offer. The map also showcases the community support groups who help deliver food & other vital supplies for the Park's rural communities.


We look forward to welcoming more visitors to Sussex by the Sea soon.

For any tourist information queries, please email