Welcome to Summer Fields Travel Plan Site
Hello! And welcome to your Travel Plan website. As your Travel Plan Coordinators, we are here to help you utilise the best of your local area, by providing you with up-to-date travel information for accessing facilities, local services and public transport services. This page is designed for you, and we want you to find the best way to travel.
On this page you can find information on:
- Local shops and centres
- Bus routes and services
- Train services and station facilities
- Local cycle network
- Pedestrian walking routes
- Groups in your local area
- Local travel news
Your local surroundings
Summer Fields is located within Pagham home to numerous local amenities and is approximately 5km west of Bognor Regis Town Centre. Pagham contains a variety of amenities within a short walking or cycling distance, including a local supermarket, post office, village hall and doctors’ surgery.
The map below shows the available facilities within your local area in relation to Summer Fields:
Summer Fields has regular bus services providing excellent links to facilities and services in your surrounding area. The bus stops can be assessed by a short walk from your home.
The Lamb bus stop is your closest bus stop outside of your development at the Summer Lane and Pagham Road junction. This provides the 600 service which operates from Bognor/Elmer to Chichester every 30 minutes Monday-Saturday and hourly on Sundays.
Esher Close bus stop is a 15-minute walk from your home which is located on Leonara Drive, near Esher Close which provides the 62 service which operates from Rose Green to Bognor Retail Parks. This service runs daily Monday- Saturday at the times of 09:09, 11:09 and 13:09.
To access the StageCoach website for any further information about using the services, please click here.
The StageCoach Bus App provides everything you will need for catching the bus and you can download this from the Apple App Store or from Google Play.
Your closest railway station is Bognor Regis (BOG) located approximately 5.5km east of your home at Summer Fields, which is an estimated 17-minute cycle ride.
Alternatively, Chichester Railway Station (CCH) is located approximately 9.5 km north of Summer Fields, which is an estimated 30-minute cycle ride.
Both stations are operated by Southern railways. Services from Bognor Regis run regularly to London Victoria, Littlehampton, and Barnham. Chichester Station benefits from additional destinations including Portsmouth and Southsea, Southampton Central and Brighton.
To access timetables and prices, you can visit The Trainline Website.
Both Bognor Regis and Chichester Stations are equipped to provide you with the necessary information and facilities for your travels,
- 180+ cycle parking spaces
- WiFi and Telephone access
- Ticket office
- Customer help Points for passenger information
Network Rail offers a variety of railcards which provide discounted train travel tickets across 16 counties (inc. London). These can include:
For more information on the right railcards for you or to purchase one, please visit the website here.
Local cycle Network
Summer Fields has a perfect environment for cycling as it is mostly flat, and it is only an approximate 20-minute cycle to Bognor Regis Town Centre. There are some great opportunities for cyclists including local routes and well-known national cycle routes in and around the areas of West Sussex. Cycling is a sustainable and enjoyable way to travel which allows you to keep fit whilst being money efficient.
The National Cycle Route 2 and 88 are the closest NCN routes to access from Summer Fields. The routes both travel through Chichester and is a great opportunity to see amazing views and nature reserves whilst enjoying the cycle.
The full route information can be found at:
West Sussex County Council offer One-to-one cycle training courses for any age groups. Personalised cycling lessons are available to address your specific requirements if you are new to cycling. are returning to cycling, would like to gain the confidence and skills you need to ride on the road or would like to improve your road riding skills to an advanced level.
To find out how to book, costs of lessons and information regarding your local area options, visit the website https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/road-safety/one-to-one-cycle-training/
Local Cycle Shops
Bognor Bike Hub– This bike shop in Bognor Regis, Aldwick Road, is located an approximate 14-minute cycle from your home and can provide bike servicing and new cycle equipment.
Bicycle repair shop– ‘The Local Spokes Man’, Nyetimber lane, is an approximate 15-minute walk or a 5-minute cycle from your home, great for bicycle repairs.
Making sustainable travel choices can be easier than expected.
It can start with planning your journey to check for more convenient and sustainable travel options, to considering car sharing or public transport services. Making low emissions a priority is key to being sustainable and you can do this by considering fuel efficiencies and the amount of pollution a trip may emit to our environment.
There are several benefits to walking, whether it is to work or a small journey to the shops, it can be incorporated into your everyday lives. Walking can improve your cardiovascular fitness, lower anxiety, and stress, boost your energy, and strengthen your muscle power. Alongside the positive health impacts, walking helps to decrease the number of trips made by car use and this is a step forward to supporting the local environment and becoming a more Sustainable Traveller.
West Sussex County Council’s scheme is part of the national Liftshare network. Find out more at www.westsussexcarshare.com
Save money by sharing costs with other people – a commuter can typically save around £1,000 a year by carsharing. Reduce stress and cut your carbon footprint at the same time.
The Travel Green EastitNETWORK is a platform which helps to encourage and support staff to adapt to sustainable ways to get to work and to use their car less often.
Member benefits include a 15% discount on Southern Rail network, discounted bus tickets and bike loans.
For more information visit: www.easit.org.uk
Local Electric Charging Points
There are electric charging points within your local area, the closest to your home are the Regis Car Park Centre, East Street Selsey and Crouchers Hotel.
The below map shows them within distance form your home:
To find more charging points or for more information regarding availability, you can visit the live ZapMap here.
Local Groups and Surrounding Areas for Walking
Bognor Regis District Rambling Club– Walking group in the West Sussex countryside, typically on Sundays with routes between 7-10 miles long. Visit the website today
Bognor Regis Cycling Club- Local cycling club that runs group cycle rides and events regularly, the Sunday club rides are a great opportunity to meet new people whilst cycling., Check out the website (add link) for more information.
Pagham Harbour Walk- from your home you are an approximate 1.6km from Pagham beach front which is an approximate 20-minute walk or a 7-minute cycle. This is ideal for leisurely walks or day trips to the beach front.
South Downs National Park- The area stretches for 140km from Winchester to Eastbourne and provides several opportunities for walking routes between West Sussex, Hampshire, and East Sussex. For walking trails, click here
Local Travel News
If you are hoping to avoid traffic and being late for work, we recommend accessing the following useful links to keep you up to date with any traffic jams, roadworks or accidents that could affect you journey.
The AA will show you incidents that have occurred within the local area. Helpful for letting you know which routes to avoid before you set off on your journey!