Worthing shopping: Your essential guide
If you’re heading to the south coast for the weekend and craving some retail therapy while you’re there, head to the shops in Worthing. While it’s known for its beachside attractions, historic pier and surrounding countryside, the town is also home to an eclectic mix of well-known names and indie boutiques.
As well as the seaside shops and ice cream stalls, there are lots of retail stores and hidden gems. Whether you’re looking for something high end or you’re after a handmade piece, there’s something to suit all shoppers. To find out more about Worthing’s shops and shopping centres, read on.
Worthing’s shopping centres
There are several shopping centres to take a look at while you’re in Worthing. For shopping at names you know and love, head to Montague Quarter and browse the rails in TK Maxx or check out the latest releases in Game and HMV.
Guildbourne Centre is where you’ll find everything from handmade chocolate to local gin, while the Edwardian Royal Arcade has been beautifully restored and is filled with independent stores for you to explore.
As well as the indie shops in Worthing’s Royal Arcade, the town and its outskirts are filled with creatives, cafés and boutique gift shops. In fact, if you look closely, you’ll see the area is a treasure trove for shoppers seeking something special during their visit.
Local listings site Independent Worthing has gathered a collection of one-off stores and studios to help you plan your shopping trip while you’re here. Take your pick from home interiors, photographers, food shops and sweet treats. Some are based in the town while others are a little way out, but all are within easy reach.
Worthing’s arts and crafts
Worthing is filled with art galleries and studios. If you’re searching for something special to hang in your home or you’d love to buy something made by a local creator, there are plenty of arts and crafts outlets and shops in Worthing.
On Rowlands Road alone, there’s an art shop and studio, an antiques store, and a pottery café, while Warwick Street is another place to find art pieces and vintage furniture. There are also local works for sale at both Incey Wincey Studio and Inspired – two havens for art lovers located on either side of the pier. There’s also fine art available at Room with a View and a diverse collection at Montague Gallery, located in Montague Quarter.
Whatever your tastes, there’s sure to be art that works for you in Worthing.
Get to the best shops in Worthing
Whatever you’re searching for, there’s something for every shopper in Worthing. High street shops, independent boutiques and larger shopping centres are all within easy reach, making the town a great place for some retail fun.
Get here by train and bring a sturdy shopping bag as you’re sure to fill it with plenty of fabulous finds.