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ACCIDENT & EMERGENCIES

Where is the nearest  24 hour Accident & Emergency department?

 

 

BEACHES

Are the beaches open during the current Coronavirus pandemic?

The beaches in the Arun District (Sussex by the Sea) have remained open, so that residents and visitors can enjoy the fresh air and exercise safely along the coast.

HOWEVER, in the interests of all residents, visitors and all the people who provide the services to enable these lovely spaces to be enjoyed safely, please:

  • RESPECT THE SOCIAL DISTANCE GUIDELINES 
  • IF A BEACH IS BUSY, PLEASE MOVE ALONG TO A QUIETER AREA
  • PLEASE TAKE YOUR LITTER HOME WITH YOU TO RECYCLE 
  • PLEASE OBSERVE ANY RED FLAGS AND SAFETY MESSAGES AND RESPECT THE WATER 

 

 

DOGS

Where can I find dog friendly places?

Dogs are allowed on Arun District beaches, but there are restrictions on some of the busiest areas between May & September.
Please see details on our Beach FAQ page and at  arun.gov.uk/aruns-beaches
 
Dogs are also allowed in the district's lovely parks, but please observe the local rules and clear up after your dog.
 

Probably the quckest way to search for dog friendly places to visit, and other facilities would be to:

Search Google or other search engines for 'West Sussex Dog friendly' - then click on the links to the results, whether it be Places to Stay, Places to Visit or , for example a specialist website such as thegooddogguide.com

 

HORSES ON BEACHES

Horses are not permitted on the beaches of Arun between 10am and 6pm on any day between 1st May and 30th September. Please see more information on the Arun District Council's Beaches website

 

NATIONAL EXPRESS COACHES

Where can I book or make enquiries about National Express Coaches?

Please contact National Express Direct 

 

POLICE

Where is the nearest Police Station?

Search the Sussex Police website. Includes full contact details and opening hours of each station.

 

Where can I report lost or found property?

Try the Sussex Police Reporting facility 

 

PUBLIC TOILETS

The public toilets in the Arun District are listed here and remain open.

Please check for latest information during the current pandemic at the Council's A-Z of Council Services website and adhere to any signage/guidance at these sites

 

SWANBOURNE LAKE, ARUNDEL

Swanbourne Park & Lake is open, during the day but please observe all local parking and social distancing notices. 
The nearest car parks are in Mill Road and Tarrant Street, with a leisurely 10 / 15 minute walk along Mill Road to Swanbourne Park. 

See: arun.gov.uk/arundel-car-park-information  and  visitarundel.co.uk/getting-to-arundel/

If you have access to Facebook, please like their page at: facebook.com/Swanbourne-Lodge-Cafe  and check for current information. Contact the owner via the page's Messenger service for more details if required.

 

VISITOR INFORMATION

Where can I find Visitor Information in Arundel, Bognor Regis and Littlehampton?

Find details of the different ways you can find information here and the location and general opening times of the Sussex by the Sea Visitor Information Points, particularly during the Coronavirus pandemic.