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Welcome to the official tourism web site for Emsworth, Hayling Island & Havant - where the Downs meet the sea.

A seaside haven for a relaxing break or adventure holiday, excellent for walking, watersports and other leisure activities.

Hayling Island has an unspoilt charm as a traditional seaside resort, with lots of fun things on offer!

Just along the coast, Emsworth is renowned as a must-visit destination for food lovers, with seaside and country walks.  

As well as the award-winning beaches there are lots of other things to see and do on Hayling Island, including a Funfair, Seaside Railway, WWII Heritage Trail and seaside walks. Grassy picnic areas protect the beach from the road, providing a safe environment for small children. For news and events on the island, visit

Emsworth, a picturesque fishing village situated on Chichester Harbour, is popular with sailors, walkers and artists as well as food lovers, local information at

Staunton Park is a great venue for a family day out in nearby Havant. So start exploring now! 

Please click to download your free Tourism Map of Hayling Island and the Local Area

In beautiful southern England, this is the ideal base to explore Hampshire, West Sussex, Portsmouth, Chichester, Southampton, Winchester, the Solent, Isle of Wight, the South Downs, the New Forest and much more!

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