Well known as a seaside resort, Bognor Regis is located just 100 minutes from London. Bognor's location makes it the perfect place on the South Coast to visit and explore the South Coast of West Sussex including the South Downs National Park, the beaches, country side and so much more.
Situated on the South Coast of England between Brighton and Portsmouth, there are direct road and rail links from London and the rest of the UK, making travelling to Bognor Regis very easy.
Top events during the year include, the Carnival, the Kite festival, the Drive through time motor gala, and the illuminations gala. See our events calendar for What's On.
The main shopping area in Bognor Regis is the pedestrians only precinct in London Road and the adjacent High Street. Here you will find not only the popular high street chain stores, but also many other independent shops. The Edwardian Shopping Arcade takes you through to the seafront and beach. Specialty markets are held in the town centre during the year selling a variety of wares including freshly cooked specialty food.
The West End of Bognor Regis is home to a diverse range of eclectic businesses and leisure facilities which include parks and gardens, sports and leisure facilities. Whether you are looking for something to do during the day or in the evening, West Bognor provides a wide range of retail shops and services together with cafes, pubs and restaurants. Whatever the weather there is something for you indoors or out.
Explore local Villages
Other places within the Bognor Regis area include the villages of Felpham, Middleton-On-Sea, and Pagham. Felpham is where the famous Poet, William Blake once lived and Blakes Cottage can still be seen to this day.
Middleton-On-Sea is a quiet picturesque village about 3 miles from the town centre. There are a small number of retail shops and an excellent fish and chip shop. The village boasts 3 pubs to choose from all serving great food.
Pagham which is located to the west of the town centre, is home to the Pagham Harbour Nature reserve, where there are lovely walks to be had and great views across the harbour and surrounding area. Pagham harbour is also a great place for stargazing due to its darker skies away from the lights of the main town.