Ferring is a charming and historic village situated to the west of Worthing Town. It lies on the South Coast and boasts a large seafront and pebble beach which is also home to the ever-popular Blue Bird Cafe. Ferring has a bustling village centre with a variety of independent shops which includes the local Post Office, a family run butchers and Delicatessen, as well as a Co-op. At the village centre sits St Andrews Church which is steeped in history being one of the oldest churches in Sussex.
The Ferring CofE Primary School is a popular choice among parents, providing a nurturing and supportive learning environment for children aged four to eleven. Another excellent option is St Oscar Romero, a secondary school that consistently ranks highly in the West Sussex league tables as well as the parents' opinion.
Ferring boasts excellent transport links, making it an easily accessible destination for both residents and visitors. The village is situated just off the A259, providing easy access to nearby towns and cities. There are several bus routes that run through the village, connecting it to other areas of West Sussex. For those who prefer to travel by train, the nearest station is Goring-by-Sea which provides frequent services to London and other major cities.
Things to Do
Ferring is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, with an abundance of activities to enjoy. Ferring Beach is a popular destination, offering a stunning coastline for walks, swimming, sunbathing, and surfing. The nearby Ferring Rife provides excellent opportunities for fishing, bird-watching, and other water-based activities. For those who prefer to stay on land, the Ferring Country Centre is a popular attraction, featuring a range of animals and activities for all ages.
Ferring is steeped in history, with several notable landmarks and attractions to explore. The Ferring Conservation Area is a popular destination. Additionally, the nearby Highdown Gardens provides a beautiful backdrop for a leisurely stroll, with stunning views of the South Downs and the English Channel.
Shopping & Restaurants
The village is home to several independent retailers, including the village Butchers and the local deli Rassasay, with even your furry friends being able to pick up a treat in Brown's natural pet store. If you want to get a feeling of the Mediterranean in Ferring, you can wine and dine at Andalusia the stylish tapas restaurant.