Living in Worthing

Living in Worthing gives you the best of all worlds: a laid-back seaside lifestyle, the hustle and bustle of a thriving town, and easy access to the serenity of the South Downs. It’s a gem of a town in a beautiful area of the Sussex coast.

Home to one of the country’s oldest working cinemas and an award-winning Art Deco pier, Worthing is chock-full of history and character. What’s more, living in Worthing puts you just half an hour’s drive from Brighton, so while Worthing itself is a little quieter than the famous beach city, the town still offers a wealth of culture and activities to get stuck into.

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in Worthing

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GETTING AROUND

Travel times from Worthing to...

Brighton

Car: 35 mins
Train: 25 mins
Bus: 55 mins

Gatwick
Airport

Car: 40 mins
Train: 52 mins

London
Victoria

Train:
1 hour 25 mins

London
Bridge

Train:
1 hour 25 mins

Local train stations...

Goring-By-Sea

Durrington-On-Sea

West Worthing

Worthing

East Worthing

Schools in Worthing

Primary Schools

Bramber Primary School
Broadwater CE Primary School
Chesswood Junior School
Downsbrook Primary School
Durrington Infant School
Durrington Junior School
Elm Grove Primary School
English Martyrs Catholic Primary School
Field Place Infant School
Goring-by-Sea CE Primary School
Hawthorns Primary School
Heene CE Primary School
The Laurels Primary School
Lyndhurst Infant School
The Orchards Junior School
Palantine School
Springfield Infant School
St Marys Catholic Primary School
Thomas A Becket Infant School
Thomas A Becket Junior School
West Park Primary School
Whytemead Primary School

Secondary Schools

Bohunt School Worthing
Davison CE High School for Girls
Durrington High School
St Oscar Romero Catholic School
Worthing High School

Independent Schools

Lancing College Preparatory School
Our Lady of Sion School
Sompting Abbots

OUT AND ABOUT

Worthing bars, pubs and restaurants

CrabShack

A Worthing institution, the CrabShack serves the freshest seafood and is just steps from the beach.

The Sea
Pearl

The restaurant at Worthing’s historic Burlington Hotel, The Sea Pearl offers a delicious menu ofEuropean fusion food and endless beach views from both the terrace and the warmth of the restaurant. The perfect spot for a romantic dinner for two, a relaxed lunch or just a leisurely coffee.

Perch On
The Pier

Positioned right at the end of the pier, at Perch you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks in stylish surroundings with unbeatable views. For more casual dining, head east along the seafront to find Perch Pizza.

Tern

Tern is the creation of chef Johnny Stanford, whose CV includes stints at Brighton’s Pascere, Paul Kitchin’s restaurant Juniper and Horsham’s The Pass, which held a Michelin star.Led by seasonality and offering a totally British wine list, head to Tern for fine dining with no dress codes or formalities.

The
Woods

Probably the best burger place in town – as well as the juiciest burgers, The Woods serves delicious sides and incredible shakes.

Crudo

Mexican food and cocktails – tacos, burritos, quesadillas, margaritas and more.

Thieves'
Kitchen

A traditional pub serving food and showing live sport, with a shuffleboard.

Things to do in Worthing

Fitness and
leisure

Splashpoint has a 6-lane, 25-metre competition pool, a learner pool and a leisure pool with a flume. There’s also Worthing Leisure Centre which offers a range of gym, health and fitness facilities.

Culture
vultures

Culture vultures are well catered-for in Worthing, with the Pavilion Theatre, Connaught Theatre, the Dome Cinema and Worthing Museum all located in the heart of the town.

Gardens and
walks

On the north side of Worthing, you’ll find Highdown Gardens, 8.5 acres of beautiful chalk gardens and home to a collection of rare plants and trees.

WORTHING

Did you know...?

Worthing has been named among the top 25 places in the world to watch the sunset

Worthing’s 
Grade II-listed 
Art Deco Pier was named
 ‘Pier of the Year’ in 2019

The Dome cinema opened in 1911 and is one of the oldest working cinemas in the UK

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