Our top recommendations!

We are all craving a little getaway, and Mill Rythe Coastal Village is located in a prime spot for exploring, set to be the perfect destination this summer to enjoy the very best of what makes a British staycation so special.

Whilst we continue with the redevelopment of our beloved Mill Rythe, The Away Resorts team have summed up the finest attractions, experiences, and foodie favourites on offer in and around the local area… giving you a head start in planning your next stay!

Sights & Attractions

Emirates Spinnaker Tower – PortsmouthA landmark observation tower, standing tall at 560ft above Portsmouth Harbour and an attraction worth visiting for some of the best views of Britain’s South Coast. Enjoy afternoon tea at the top or take an alternative route back to solid ground by abseiling your way down! (20 mins away by car)

Arundel Castle: Step back in time and explore Arundel Castle… with towering buildings and beautifully landscaped gardens once home to dukes, earls and lords, this historic medieval fortress is a certainly a sight to see. (35 mins away by car)

Chichester Cathedral: Dating back to 1076, Chichester Cathedral has spectacular vaulted ceilings, magnificent sculptures, art and mosaics and a rich heritage spanning over 900 years… a firm favourite for history buffs! (25 mins away by car)

Marwell Zoo: An awesome day out for all the family. Discover hundreds of animal species, from tigers to meerkats! Explore the zoo by foot or hop on the mini train for a leisurely scenic ride. (40 mins by car)

Peppa Pig World & Paultons Park: Enjoy an amazing day out with the kids at Peppa Pig World. It’s perfect for the little ones and it is also part of the larger Paultons Park, featuring thrilling rides and rollercoasters for the adrenalin junkies! (45 mins by car)


Gunwharf Quays Designer Outlet – Portsmouth Hailing all designer dudes and brand babes… A short 25-minute drive will land you in the South Coast’s leading designer outlet. Hosting all your favourite big name brands, you can shop till you drop at a fraction of the price! (25 mins away by car)

WestQuay – Southampton: WestQuay is home (and a very large one at that) to your high-street fashion favourites, cinema, bowling, restaurants and more. With its amenities spanning over three levels, you’re spoilt for choice! (40 mins away by car)


Mayflower Theatre – Southampton: The Mayflower Theatre is now over 90 years old and hosts a variety of theatre favourites and big-name performers including comedian Alan Carr. Be sure to visit on your next stay for all your razzle & dazzle needs! (45 mins away by car)

No.6 Cinema – Portsmouth: With one of the biggest screens on the South Coast, and its historic dockyard location, No.6 Cinema in Portsmouth is sure to deliver an experience to remember. (25 mins by car)

Ocean Paradise – Indoor Adventure Golf at Chichester Golf Club:Enjoy a visit to Ocean Paradise Indoor Adventure Golf Course for a quirky golfing experience. The indoor glow in the dark course is fun and funky! This attraction is sure to be a firm favourite with all the family. (25 mins by car)

Food with a View

The Jetty – Southampton: A chic and stylish restaurant with sea views, specialising in a la carte seafood & locally sourced ingredients. (40 mins by car)

HarBar on 6th – Southampton: Discover HarBar, a rooftop bar and restaurant that oozes cool, chilled vibes with stunning solent views for all your al-fresco dining, evening stargazing & daytime sunning desires! (40 mins by car)

The Briny – Southsea: A family run establishment, with chilled beachfront vibes at its core. Think panoramic sea views, paired with delicious dishes made with high quality ingredients. (25 mins by car)

The Canteen – Portsmouth: Located in the historic barracks in Old Portsmouth, this waterfront café is the perfect place for a spot of lunch or a brunch date! It’s the sister restaurant of The Briny, promising the same warm, family-orientated and friendly service. (25 mins by car)

The Still & West – Old Portsmouth: The perfect country pub complete with nautical charm and harbour views, ideal for a glass of wine or a cold pint! (25 mins by car)