A day out with the kids near Shoreham

A day out with the kids near Shoreham

Nestled along the iconic coastline of Southern England, Shoreham offers a tranquil escape from busy urban life while boasting a lot of amenities and attractions for families of all ages. Whether you're a young professional seeking to invest in property or a couple looking to enjoy family life in a more serene setting, Shoreham presents an idyllic location for a new chapter by the sea and Wharf Twenty One couldn’t be better placed. A collection of one and two bedroom waterfront apartments are now available, each with a private balcony or terrace, right on the water. 

With its proximity to many charming towns and family-friendly spots, spending a day out with kids in and around Shoreham has so much to offer. Here are our top picks:  


Kickstart a wholesome day with the family with a trip to Lancing Beach Green, less than a 10-minute drive from Wharf Twenty One. With its expansive stretch of sandy shoreline, tranquil waters, and a great playground, there is so much to keep the whole crew entertained. Walk, cycle or scoot along the promenade, build sandcastles or fly kites on the beach, and explore the rock pools all before tucking into a picnic by the sea or heading to The Perch restaurant for some stunning views and delicious fish and chips  


Go back in time with a visit to Bramber Castle, a landmark steeped in centuries of history. Located a short 15-minute drive from Wharf Twenty One, this ancient fortress offers a fascinating glimpse into medieval life and architecture. Kids will love exploring the ruins, climbing the battlements, and letting their imaginations run wild while roaming the castle grounds.  

Looking for something nearby that is sure to tire them out? Head for an action-packed day of water sports and outdoor adventure at Hove Lagoon, only 10 minutes in the car from Wharf Twenty One. From windsurfing and paddleboarding to kayaking and sailing, this vibrant water sports centre offers activities for thrill-seekers of all ages. Let the kids test their skills on the water under the guidance of experienced instructors, or simply relax on the beach and soak up the sunshine while watching the action unfold. 

Not only is Booth Museum home to a fascinating collection of natural history specimens, including skeletons, fossils, and taxidermy animals, this family-friendly museum also offers a unique learning experience for curious little minds, teaching them all about our planet and how to protect it. Explore interactive exhibits, participate in hands-on activities, and marvel at the diversity of life on Earth, making a day here fascinating and fun in equal measure, and all just a 20-minute from Wharf Twenty One. 

Hove Park  

Hove Park, a green oasis with expansive lawns, playgrounds, and recreational facilities, is loved for its endless opportunities for outdoor play and relaxation for the whole family. Let the kids burn off energy on the playground equipment or tennis courts, enjoy a leisurely stroll around the lake, or bring a picnic to refuel on the grass. Alternatively, grab something delicious from the lovely cafe. 


For young families, Shoreham truly offers the best of both worlds – a peaceful coastal retreat with easy access to family-friendly attractions, while just a short drive from more bustling hubs like Brighton. Whether you're seeking adventure on the water or day of exploring historic landmarks, you’ll never run out of ways to spend quality time with the kids around beautiful Shoreham on the sea. 

Find out more about buying a brand new apartment on the Shoreham waterfront here