Destination guide

Seaside retreat in West Wittering holiday lettings

West Wittering is both a village and a civil parish of Chichester in West Sussex. It’s a village that dates back hundreds of years and contains several sites of scientific interest and cultural and historical importance. There are also plenty of things to see, do and enjoy from your holiday lettings for a travel experience you won’t soon forget.

Things to do

Activities near West Wittering holiday cottages

There are tons of attractions and activities to enjoy near your West Wittering holiday rental. West Wittering Beach offers a long stretch of soft sand, grassy picnic areas and even a cafe. The East Head National Trust beach and harbour gives you great ocean views and a relaxed, romantic walk along the seashore. Chichester Harbour offers quaint villages, boating and nature trails, while Thorney Island is a harbour isle and former RAF station with a footpath and birdwatching opportunities.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor adventure near West Wittering holiday homes

West Wittering is home to a wealth of outdoor adventure activities found not far from holiday cottages. The Chichester Ship Canal Trust lets you get out on the water for an unforgettable canal boat trip. At the Boultbee Flight Academy, you’ll see real World War II-era Spitfires and Mustangs flying through the air. You can visit the Chichester Golf Club to shoot 18 holes of fun and quirky miniature golf. The Saltern Way Cycle Route is a great way to get out and see the countryside.


Best beaches near West Wittering holiday homes

Naturally, West Wittering Beach is your primary beach access from your holiday homes, but there are a number of other beaches you may want to visit while on holiday in the UK. You can enjoy the sun, sand, snorkelling and diving at places like The Hinge at East Head Spit, East Wittering Beach, Bosham Hoe Beach and Hayling Island Beach. All of these offer great ocean views, soft sand and family-friendly amenities, along with the opportunity for romantic walks and glorious red sunrises.

How to get around

Transport to West Wittering holiday homes

Transport to and from your West Wittering holiday homes can be had in a number of ways. A hire car is your best bet for self-driving and freedom. Bus and train options are also available and can be a great way to see the countryside. Of course, walking and cycling are very popular ways to get from place to place and are great exercise as well.

Food & drink 

Sample regional delicacies in West Wittering

Of course, travelers in England always want to sample local fish and chips, but there are other southeast England delicacies to experience near your holiday rental. Try a Maids of Honour tart with cheese curds in a pastry shell. For dessert, enjoy Banoffee pie, a pastry with bananas, cream and toffee. Wash it all down with a Pimm’s gin cocktail mixed with lemonade and fruit.

How many holiday rentals are available around West Wittering?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 662 holiday lettings around West Wittering. From 208 cottages to 215 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to West Wittering?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in West Wittering:

  • Southsea: 136 holiday homes
  • Gunwharf Quays: 56 holiday homes
  • Buckland: 15 holiday homes
  • Portsmouth City Centre: 91 holiday homes
  • Old Portsmouth: 58 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to West Wittering? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in West Wittering. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bosham Church: 1,291 holiday lettings
  • Chirchester Bosham Station: 1,263 holiday lettings
  • Shanklin Chine: 1,619 holiday lettings
  • Isle of Wight Zoo: 1,712 holiday lettings
  • Ryde Harbour: 1,996 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around West Wittering listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in West Wittering?

Yes, of course. offers 208 Cottages in West Wittering. Our other popular types of West Wittering holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 215 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 208 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 24 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in West Wittering?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 62 holiday homes with pool available in West Wittering. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.