Bognor Regis Info
One of England's most popular seaside towns, Bognor Regis is a great destination for a week or long weekend break. The town offers plenty of activities, sport, shopping and of course the beach.
Just an hour's travel from Southampton and two hours from London, Bognor Regis retains the charm of an English sea side town. As well as the award-winning beach, the Bognor pier and promenade are popular attractions for visitors. There are several seaside churches in Bognor, which provide a great way to see the local architecture. The town also has several historic gardens and parks, including Hotham House and gardens, which date back to the 18th Century.
Home to Bognor Regis Town FC currently playing in the premier division of the Isthmian league. The local rugby team, Bognor RFC, competes in the London Three South West League and has enjoyed success in previous years. Fans of the open water can head to Bognor Yacht Club at The Esplanade. Middleton Sports Club provides tennis and squash courts along with cricket and hockey pitches and a bowls green. Golf is available at Bognor Golf Club and there is a water park at Butlins holiday camp.
Since its popularity as a tourist beach town in the mid 20th century, Bognor Regis main industry has been tourism with thousands of people descending on the town each summer. The biggest employer is the large holiday resorts at the most popular of which opened in 1960 and has remained a main attraction.