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10 Top Best Things to Do in and Around Bognor Regis and the Local Area

Explore the top 10 best things to do when visiting Bognor Regis and the surrounding area.

Bognor Regis is located on the South Coast of West Sussex Uk and has one of the top sunshine records in the country. Theres lots to see and do in and around the area.

Here are some of the 10 best things to do in Bognor Regis.

Top 10 things to do

Bognor Regis Museum

Bognor Regis Museum contains a wealth of information and pictures of Bognor Regis, and includes a wireless Museum of radios and electrical equipment dating back many years. Well worth a visit.

For opening times etc. see website.


Bognor Regis Museum
25 – 27 West Street
Bognor Regis
West Sussex
PO21 1XA

Hotham Park Boating Lake

Hotham Park is the largest park in Bognor Regis and was originally the home of Sir Richard Hotham. Set within 20 acres. There is no admission fee to the park itself, and only small charges for use of the concessionary facilities such as the miniature railway, boating lake, and golf etc. Hotham Park is a great place for all the family.

Facilities at Hotham Park Include:

Boating lake
Miniature Railway
Mediterranean and tropical gardens with specimen trees from around the world.
Café / Restaurant
Children's play area
Adventure 18 hole putting course


Hotham Park
High Street
Bognor Regis
West Sussex PO21 1HN

Marine Park Gardens

The gardens are situated to the west of Bognor Regis in Aldwick, opposite the beach in Marine Drive West. There is an 18 hole putting green, plenty of seating and a water fountain at the western end of the gardens.

During the summer months, the flower beds are full of colour and design.


Marine Park Gardens
Nyewood Lane
Bognor Regis PO21 2QN

Bognor Regis Pier

One of the most visited places in Bognor Regis has to be the Grade II listed pier. Bognor Regis Pier was first opened in 1865, and since then thousands of visitors have walked upon the great Victorian structure to admire the beach views and take in the sea air.

Entry onto and into the Pier is free. Access to the inside of the pier includes the amusement arcade and sports bar upstairs. The pier is normally open everyday from 10am till 8pm however, during high winds and stormy weather the Pier may close.


Bognor Pier Liesure Ltd
The Esplande
Bognor Regis

The Regis Centre Theatre

The Alexandra Theatre, in the Regis Centre is the heart of live entertainment in the town and has an all year round variety of shows to cover all tastes.

Other facilities include:
a Cafe with excellent prices, a charity shop and a Studio and Gallery for cummunity hire all of which help keep this charity-run gem alive for us all.


Belmont Street
Bognor Regis
West Sussex PO21 1BL

Seafront mini Crazy Golf

Waterloo Square is opposite the pier and is the home of a very well kept 18 hole mini crazy golf course, loved by all age groups.


Waterloo Square
Bognor Regis
PO21 1SU

Pagham Harbour Nature Reserve

Pagham Harbour is a glorious and peaceful nature reserve, one of the few undeveloped stretches of the Sussex coast, and an internationally important wetland site for wildlife.


Pagham Harbour
Church Lane
Bognor Regis
PO21 4NX

Wild Forest Falls Adventure Golf

Set within Hotham Park, Wild Forest Falls is an exciting 18 hole adventure golf area.


Hotham Park
Upper Bognor Road
Bognor Regis
West Sussex
PO21 1HN

East Beach Bognor Regis  from Webcam

Bognor Regis East Beach is the most popular beach in Bognor Regis due to its close proximity to the town centre as well as the food and drink stands on the promenade. This beach was used in the filming of the tv series, Don't Forget The Driver.

Shower stands and drinking water are also available on the promenade.

East Beach is also the view that you see on the Live EastCam webcam so when you visit make sure to phone your friends and give them a wave!

Facilities at East Beach include:

  • Concessions & Refreshments on the Promenade
  • Children’s rides
  • Children’s Play Area
  • Beach on the Beach
  • Pier amusements
  • Crazy golf near the pier
  • Life guards (10am till 6pm everyday May- September)
  • Toilets
  • Shower stands
  • Pay and display car parking

East Beach
Bognor Regis
PO21 1NY

Fossil Hunting Bognor Regis

Find Fossils on Bognor Regis Beach! Bognor Regis has a unique beach that has an underlayer called London Clay. This layer is very good for fossil hunting, particularly to the west of Bognor Regis Pier on the beach towards Aldwick.

What Fossils can you find at Bognor Regis Beach?

The most common fossils to be found are what are called brachiopods, bivalves and worm tubes. These fossils can be found at low tide and on the foreshore and beach at West beach.


Bognor Regis West Beach
Bognor Regis