Bracklesham Bay has an unspoilt pebble beach with expansive sand at low tide and is well known for wind and kite surfing, as well as a popular fossil hunting area. East Wittering is a short drive or cycle ride, or alternatively a lovely walk along the beach will take you to the local shops, cafes and restaurants. West Wittering is not much further, with its wonderful beach that has the Blue flag award and is one the country's premier beaches. The cathedral city of Chichester is approximately 15 minutes away, with festival theatre, golf, harbour tours and leisure facilities. Also within easy reach are scenic walks along the South Downs National park, and bird watching on Pagham Nature Reserve. Visit historic Portsmouth with the Spinnaker Tower and nautical heritage such as HMS Victory and Mary Rose exhibitions; Bosham and the New Forest to the west, and to the east Arundel Caste and Brighton. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.