Summer Holiday 2017 – Ideas to keep your little kids & big kids entertained

Here are some suggestions to keep everyone entertained this summer holiday…

There’s something for kids of all ages in Worthing; indoor or outdoor, whatever the weather, space to run, new activities to explore, challenges to be met. So to make the most of your summer holiday here are some ideas to get you started!


Worthing for Littles

Little kids will enjoy the simple (and often free) pleasures Worthing offer:

Worthing for Bigs

For older kids Worthing offers a chance to try something new, for challenges and outdoor adventures:

What's on for kids this summer

Urban Beach

29th Jul 2017 to 28th Aug 2017

Children will enjoy the return of Worthing Urban Beach during the Summer holidays.

Rotary Carnival

27th Aug 2017 to 28th Aug 2017

This year the Worthing Carnival will be celebrating with a Medieval theme. A great day out for all the family with plenty to do for all!


8th Aug 2017 to 19th Aug 2017

This August, Alphabetown is coming to Worthing! Come along to this interactive exhibition by illustrator Sarah Edmonds

Bouncing Cats and Boom Boom Pups

19th Aug 2017

Become part of the action in this immersive, high-energy and fun packed adventure for all ages. Try your hand at beat boxing with the stars of the show!

Dippy the Dino Trail

19th Aug 2017 to 9th Sep 2017

Follow ‘Dippy The Dino’ around Worthing this summer with this interactive trail. The trail takes the form of ten screenprints showing Dippy’s search for companionship and love, there's prizes to be won too!

Sompting Community Fun Week

16th Aug 2017 to 20th Aug 2017

Calling all families with these free events during Sompting Community Week!

Splash Pads at the Gap

A really fun wet-play facility right on the beach in Worthing, a great area to visit throughout the warmer months.

Gull Island Beach Playground

This playground is in a great location with the Splash Pads just next to it. Plus it's the perfect place to have a picnic on a sunny day!

Worthing Sand Courts

These sand courts are perfect for beach volleyball or sand tennis. Get a group together and book one for your own practice, or join a beginners session.

Splashpoint Leisure Centre

Splashpoint is a great pool for swimmers of all ages and abilities, with a six-lane, 25 metre competition pool, a combined learner/diving pool and an indoor leisure pool with flume and outdoor paddling pool.

Cissbury Ring

An Iron Age hill-fort built around 2,500 BC, Cissbury Hill was an important site for Neolithic flint mining. Ideal place for a family walk, don't forget the picnic!

Bike Hire in Worthing

Fancy a cycle but don’t have a bike – no problem. Hire a Donkey Bike!

Worthing Museum & Art Gallery

If you have a passion for the very best in Regency and Victorian fashion, want to be inspired by artists such as Stanley, William Holman-Hunt and Philip Jackson, or are looking to discover why Worthing residents take such quiet pride in 55,000 years of their achievements, then Worthing Museum and Art Gallery is the place to visit.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding