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Discover West Sussex's lifeboat history

Located just 8 miles south of Chicester on the Manhood Peninsula, Selsey is Sussex's southernmost town and is a quintessential seaside location. The town is perhaps most famous for its lifeboat heritage and up until very recently was home to a lifeboat station which had stood for more than 50 years. It may have launched its last boat in April 2017, but you can still learn all about it and more at the town's lifeboat museum.

Embrace nature at one of England's newest reserves

Not far from Pagham Harbour, Medmerry became an RSPB nature reserve in 2014 and features incredible landscape from tidal lagoons to saltmarsh. Spend a day gazing on the wetland birds before heading to see the Nearby Medmerry Mill, which is a restored Grade II listed building first built in 1827.

Have a go at sea fishing

The coast is undoubtedly the star of the show when you head to Selsey, so why not try your hand at sea fishing? East Beach in particular is known to be a good spot to catch a range of species in both winter and summer. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Selsey? The Travelodge Chichester Central Hotel is only a short drive from the town, while other great value options Nearby include the Travelodge Chichester Emsworth Hotel and the Travelodge Arundel Fontwell Park Hotel.