Dreamy beach escapes in the Witterings
Autumn may be fast approaching but there’s time for one more hurrah. Why not book a last-minute escape to the Witterings and soak up the remaining summer vibes?
Explore West Wittering Beach
Walk along West Wittering beach and East Head, embracing the natural beauty of the silvery-white sands and views across the shoreline.
Watch kite surfers catching the waves and do a spot of people-watching before heading to West Wittering Beach Café for a cuppa.
For an unforgettable experience take a gentle pony hack along the soft dunes of West Wittering beach with TS Equestrian.
Brave the elements and hire a paddleboard from Shore Sports to head out on the water.
If a slower pace is more your fancy, then why not join a gentle class at Blessed Yoga in their cosy cowshed studio.
The Witterings by dusk
Wrap up warm and feast on champagne and strawberries (or hot chocolate and cookies) for a magical sunset picnic on West Wittering beach (note the car park closes at 8.30pm).
For a sumptuous taste of West Sussex dine at the Lamb Inn in West Wittering where you can enjoy a fish-sharing board featuring local catch of the day.
Alternatively, gather with friends at The Wittering and tuck into fresh pizza, homemade nachos and scrumptious ice cream from their boutique coastal cabin.
Afterwards, head along to Drifters Kitchen Bar in East Wittering village for zingy mojitos and margaritas.
Roam further afield
There’s no shortage of things to do in nearby Chichester. Step back in time at Fishbourne Roman Palace, the largest Roman home in Britain, just outside of Chichester.
Admire the gleaming spires of Chichester cathedral and take a leisurely stroll through the tranquil Bishops Palace Gardens, resplendent with late summer colour.
If you’re looking for inspired action why not venture outside of Chichester and try your hands at a clay pigeon shoot with a Beretta at Cowdray Park, or head to the beautiful Tinwood Estate vineyard for wine tasting.
Oak Lodge: discover a haven of tranquillity in Birdham
Oak Lodge is a beautiful country home nestled in the pretty village of Birdham, just a short drive from West Wittering beach.
Sleeping 14, it’s a home built for gatherings with friends and family. Natter over drinks with the chef in the spacious, open-plan kitchen that makes entertaining a breeze. Then retreat to the elegant dining room for a glamourous dinner party.
On cooler evenings, fire up the wood burner in the sitting room or hunker down in the cinema room with a film.
Curlews: drift away at this beautiful beachfront property in Selsey
Embrace coastal living at this stunning, eco-friendly home sleeping 8. With unbeatable sea views and direct beach access, Curlews is a stunning and cleverly designed property, making it the ultimate coastal escape.
There’s a wood burning stove to keep you company on blustery days. Alternatively, wrap up warm and enjoy sundowners in the seaside garden. Afterwards, curl up with a book from the beautifully-presented library.
When night falls, drift away in one of four sumptuous king-size bedrooms, each with private terrace and views of the sea or garden.