Hayling Island combines all the attractions of a traditional seaside holiday with excellent sporting and leisure facilities.
The island's miles of unspoilt coastline and countryside also offer a haven of peace and tranquillity, where visitors can walk, cycle or relax.
Windsurfing was invented on Hayling Island and as well as events linked to this popular activity there are also many opportunities for sailing.
Hayling Island holds a European Blue Flag award and its excellent beaches have also been awarded a Tidy Britain Seaside Award for their water quality, safety and cleanliness.
The seaside shore is five miles long and offers safe places for enjoying swimming, beach volleyball, picnicking and barbeques, with some facilities accessible to wheelchairs.
Originally dependent on fishing, farming and salt production, Hayling Island is now known for its Funland amusement park and holiday centres, which made the island a popular seaside resort from the 1930s onwards.
Situated between Portsmouth and Chichester harbour and linked to the mainland by both road bridge and ferry, Hayling Island has many hotels, B&Bs, campsites and self catering accommodation and also has holiday centres offering activity breaks for adults.
Enjoy a traditional day out at the English seaside whatever the weather with a delightful 2 mile return journey on a charming narrow gauge light railway. The trains run daily from Easter to the end of...
Hayling Island Central Beach Beach. The beach is made up of shingle banks interspersed with sand dunes. Sand is exposed at low tide. Wide grassy and natural expanses of land separate the beach from the road...