Worthing is a vibrant and lively community offering a great range of attractions and leisure pursuits for all ages. Twinned with Le Pays des Olonnes (France) and Elztal region (Germany) Worthing welcomes many visitors all year.
Worthing provides invigorating sea air to liven up the senses and wide open green space to enjoy many sporting pursuits. Kite Surfers abound with many local schools offering lessons. For those less adventurous, Worthing has many attractions and places of interest, its heritage is high on the list with museums and art galleries to enjoy with good shopping facilities close by.
The Visit Worthing Tourist Office is situated at The Dome on Worthing’s Promenade, please call 01903 210022 or www.visitworthing.co.uk
There are so many things to do in Worthing; much more than you might expect! With its splendid art deco pier and palm tree lined promenade, interesting architecture and glorious parks and gardens, there is a treasure trove of things to do in Worthing. Explore Worthing's hidden gems and the array of visitor attractions for you to pass the time.
Worthing Museum & Art Gallery
The museum's costume and juvenilia (toy) collections are amongst the largest in the country. There are also fascinating collections of fine and decorative art and archaeological collections tracing the area's history. An exciting programme of contemporary and historical exhibitions fills the art gallery and studio. The sculpture garden also hosts changing exhibitions of outdoor art works.
A variety of events throughout the year link to many of the exhibitions. The Museum Team also offer curator-led talks, object handling workshops, and educational visits (including dressing up days).
The elegant Edwardian building also houses a shop, has disabled access and toilets and free entry.
Opening hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm
Sat tel no: (0)1903 221448
The Connaught Theatre is one of the premier theatres on the South Coast in Worthing. The Art Deco building is home to a large variety of plays including national tours with all star casts, musicals, thrillers, dramas and children’s productions great for the whole family to enjoy!
The Ritz Digital cinema offers the latest films (some in 3D), as well as some film classics and the ever popular Saturday morning pictures for our younger audiences.
Full programme details are on the website www.worthingtheatres.co.uk
Also home to Frasers Bar - refreshments are available throughout the day.
The Pavilion Theatre is one of the premier theatres on the South Coast with its unique position on the promenade at the entrance to Worthing's Pier. Built in 1926, it has a high decorated proscenium archway over the stage, giving a unique and regal elegance. With the sea as a back drop and the town close by, this is a lovely venue for any event.
This versatile multi use venue hosts a wide range of events including Art and Craft markets, fairs; dinner dances, and conferences. Its main function is to provide vibrant shows, theatrical performances, music of all types but cinema films can also be shown. Full programme details are on the website www.worthingtheatres.co.uk
Also home to Cafe Denton - refreshments are available throughout the day - with superb views of the Pier!
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AMF offers an all-round entertainment experience with bowling, lane service, bar, cafe, music and games! Each of our state-of-the-art centres has a minimum of 24 lanes, and we have a range of packages and special discounts, including daytime deals and offers for concessions.
We are experienced at keeping children happy and parents will love our prices!
If you are planning a celebration or a corporate event, talk to one of our party co-ordinators on 0844 826 4282 or alternatively call 01903 210510 to reserve a lane today!
English Martyrs Church
English Martyrs Church has an impressive reproduction of the famous Sistine chapel ceiling in Rome. It is two-thirds the size of the original with brilliant colours which bring the images alive. Stained glass windows and other features in this 20th century church.
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This is a working church so it is advisable to phone before travelling, 01903 506890
Closed between Christmas and approximately 2 weeks before Easter
Field Place is a fine 18th Century Manor House set in eight acres of spacious grounds. It is an ideal venue for conferences, seminars, meetings, wedding receptions, birthday parties and theatre productions, as well as offering a wide range of sports facilities:
Tennis (6 all weather courts); Table Tennis; Bowls; Putting on our 9-hole putting green; Netball; Petanque pistes (similar to French 'Boules') and children's play area.
There are fitness classes and arts and pottery classes. It also hosts the Worthing & District Society of Model engineers and their regular running of miniatures trains. Call 01903 244034 to book now!
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A2B Taxi 01903 232323