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Destination Selsey

Destination Selsey

Whether you live in Selsey, want to live here or would like to visit, check out Destination Selsey (opens new window) to find out what makes Selsey so unique. 

Selsey is a unique seaside town, rich in history and wildlife, at the most southernly tip of West Sussex, 8 miles out into the Solent. With more sunlight hours than anywhere in the UK it is a true destination.

Steeped in the tradition of fishing, internationally famous for its seafood.  It is one of the last remaining towns on the South Coast where fishermen can be witnessed bringing in the fresh catch.  

Surrounded by miles of natural beaches on all but the northern side, with its bathing water rated as Excellent, Selsey caters for many activities, experiences and interests.

Beaches ideal for grabbing an umbrella and staking your claim for the day in the sunshine.  Wild natural beaches for exploring by foot in all seasons. Beaches to spot the abundance of wildlife from sea birds to seals and even dolphins

Further inland its RSPB Nature Reserves of Pagham Harbour and Medmerry offer long walks and cycle rides through breath-taking rugged landscapes of panoramic views and glorious sunsets. Bursting with wildlife these reserves are a true retreat and escape from urban areas, every view is Instagram ready for capturing the perfect photograph.

Even after dark, discover Selsey's dark skies and stars made famous by the late Sir Patrick Moore.

The town itself is bustling with independent retailers, restaurants, cafes and pubs- a visit is a great opportunity to sample Selsey's local produce.

With over 140 Community and Arts groups there is always something going on in the town, be it live performances and concerts, sporting competitions or exhibitions and events. Selsey's annual Lifeboat Week in August is a date not to be missed!