Local area guide

Living in Worthing

Thinking about moving to Worthing? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools and transport connections are like - and of course the most important thing of all: how much houses cost to buy.

Your guide to moving to Worthing

Why Worthing is a good place to live

Worthing is a delightful seaside town in West Sussex that offers the advantages of coastal living with the convenience of easy connections to Brighton and London. The town enjoys a favourable climate that contributes to the UK's sparkling wine production. The seven-mile-long beach presents a less crowded alternative to Brighton beach and has attained the Seaside Award for beach management and water quality. Moving to Worthing also presents the chance to reside near the stunning South Downs National Park, offering the opportunity for walks, bike rides and outdoor activities. From its picturesque coastline to its close proximity to cultural hubs and natural beauty, moving to Worthing offers a great blend of seaside charm and countryside tranquillity.

What's Worthing famous for?

Worthing is famous for the Art Deco pier, voted Britain's best pier in 2019, it forms the crown jewel of the town's coastline. Offering unmatched sea views and memories of a bygone era, the pier is a beloved local landmark. Additionally, Summers in Worthing once enamoured Oscar Wilde, leading him to spend a season there. His time there inspired 'The Importance of Being Earnest', one of his most well-known plays. Also, Worthing has a household name in the contemporary music scene - the pop band The Ordinary Boys originated from this quintessentially British town.

Things to do in Worthing

Living in Worthing offers a diverse range of activities. Step back in time with a visit to the award-winning Art Deco pier and the historic Dome cinema, one of Britain's oldest. For those with a culinary passion, Worthing offers a notable food scene with beachfront cafes and award-winning eateries such as The Crabshack. Worthing is also teeming with shopping options, from boutiques to High Street brands. If you're keen to immerse yourself in scenery, venture to the South Downs for adventures amongst the wildlife, or enjoy a breath of sea air on the less crowded Worthing beach. Whether it's high culture, food, shopping, or the great outdoors, there's enough variety to entertain every resident in Worthing.

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Average asking prices in Worthing today

We update our average asking prices every day using data from millions of properties for sale.

Terraced

Avg. asking price

£390,000

144 properties for sale

Detached

Avg. asking price

£600,000

313 properties for sale

Semi-detached

Avg. asking price

£450,000

159 properties for sale

Flats

Avg. asking price

£220,000

377 properties for sale

Properties currently for sale in Worthing

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Transport in Worthing

Find the nearest train stations and other transport links in Worthing.

Local connections

Worthing
National Rail
0.6 miles / 1.0 km
East Worthing
National Rail
1 miles / 1.6 km
West Worthing
National Rail
1.1 miles / 1.8 km
Durrington-on-Sea
National Rail
1.9 miles / 3.1 km
Lancing
National Rail
2.3 miles / 3.7 km
Goring-by-Sea
National Rail
2.8 miles / 4.5 km

Schools in Worthing

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Worthing.

Education in Worthing

Educate U
Ages: 5 - 16 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)
Our Lady of Sion School
Ages: 3 - 19 years old
Seadown School
Ages: 6 - 16 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)
St Mary's Catholic Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)
Heene CofE Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Chesswood Junior School
Ages: 7 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)

Local pubs in Worthing

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