Shoreham-by-Sea Local Attractions Guide

Shoreham-by-Sea Local Attractions Guide

A round-up of the best things to do in Shoreham-by-Sea and the surrounding area

Located on the Sunny South Coast, Shoreham-by-Sea is ideally positioned close to some of the best attractions in the South East.


Shoreham Fort

Shoreham Fort, also known as Shoreham Redoubt, is a defensive structure located at the mouth of Shoreham harbor. Originally completed in 1857, the Fort was used as a coastal battery in World War II. Nowadays the Fort is run by a volunteer group who hold regular tours and talks.   

Address: Forthaven, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5HY

Phone: 07787 994815


Shoreham Airport Tour  

Shoreham Airport, now known as Brighton City Airport, hosts regular guided tours of the site which takes in the famous Grade II listed terminal building, hangar and runways. The tours take place during the day and last around one hour. Perfect for aviation enthusiasts.

Address: Terminal Building, Cecil Pashley Way, Shoreham-by-Sea, BN43 5FF

Phone: 01273 441061


Woods Mill Nature Reserve

Woods Mill Nature Reserve is an environmental education centre and headquarters of The Sussex Wildlife Trust. The nature reserve comprises of meadows, a large reed pond and a woodland. Open throughout the year, the nature reserve hosts activities throughout the year or is perfect for a simple Sunday stroll.

Address: Woods Mill, Shoreham Rd, Henfield, BN5 9SD

Phone: 01273 492630


British Airways i360

The newly built i360 structure allows people of all ages to take in glorious views over Brighton and the South Coast. At 138 metres tall, the i360 is the world’s tallest moving observation tower and is visible for miles around. Book in advance to secure your time.

Address: Lower Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2LN

Phone: 03337 720 360


Brighton Pier

The Palace Pier is one of the “must do” Brighton attractions. Frequented by locals and tourists alike, the Pier features rides, amusements and a plethora of food and drink options. Perfect for the family.

Address: Madeira Drive, Brighton BN2 1TW

Phone: 01273 609361


Brighton Sea Life Centre 

Built in 1872, Brighton Sea Life Centre is the World's oldest operating aquarium. So that you can get up close and personal with a range of sea life, the aquarium is split into zones such as “Rainforest Adventure” and “Ocean Tunnel”. Not to be missed.

Address: Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TB, UK

Phone: 01273 604234


Brighton Lanes

Brighton Lanes is a collection of designated shopping streets featuring a number of independent stores and boutiques. “The Lanes” are perfect for finding that special gift or treating yourself to something truly unique.

Address:Within the boundaries of North Street (to the North), Ship Street (West), Bartholomew Square (South)


Worthing Museum and Art Gallery 

Worthing Museum hosts a fascinating display of fine and decorative art, archaeology cases and one of the largest costume and textile collections in the country. The Museum and Gallery also has a strong and every changing temporary programme of exhibits. Free admission.

Address: Chapel Rd BN11 1HP, United Kingdom

Phone: 01903 221448


Preston Manor 

Preston Manor, which dates from 1738, is the old manor house of the village of Preston. A visit to the Manor includes a visit “upstairs” to the Entrance Hall, Dining Room and Drawing Room, as well as a trip “downstairs” to see the servant’s quarters. Regular events, such as Murder Mystery Nights, are also held throughout the year.

Address: Preston Drove, Hove, Brighton BN1 6SD

Phone: +44 300 029 0900


Brighton Royal Pavilion 

The Royal Pavilion is the standout building in Brighton. Built in an Indian style, the Pavilion was the former seaside palace of King George IV. Entrance to the Pavilion gives you the chance to view the beautiful banqueting, music and reception rooms. 

Address: 4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton BN1 1EE

Phone: 0300 029 0900


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