• Two women chat to one another on a sunny day looking out at the boats on Littlehampton Harbour

    River Arun sailing

    Try a fishing trip from Littlehampton Harbour or launch your own watercraft from the public slipway. Or just sit on the river side and watch the many watercraft at work and play.

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  • Families smile as they sit eating food from a smoking BBQ on Littlehampton East Beach Green

    Beachside BBQs

    Enjoy incredible coastal views while cooking on free-to-use BBQs at East Beach Green.

  • A girl smiles in sunglasses while another shields her eyes from the bright sun in a yellow boat on Oyster Pond

    Smiles by the sea!

    The family will love Littlehampton's fantastic seaside attractions - why not hire a pedalo at Oyster Pond?

Things to do in Littlehampton

There's even more to Littlehampton than a visit to the beach or seafront, though that of course comes highly recommended.

There’s a whole range of activities you could add to your holiday itinerary so you can enjoy some great days out, scroll down and find your favourite way to enjoy Littlehampton.

Visit the family-friendly East Beach and neighbouring Seafront Greens and make use of the free-to-use BBQs on for a fresh air feast.
 
Ride the waterside amusements at nearby Harbour Park.
 
Rest a while and take your photos from the long bench on the seafront.
 
Visit the famously unusual East Beach Café as you walk or cycle along the promenade.
 
Take  the Littlehampton Ferry during the summer over to Littlehampton West Beach – a Local Nature Reserve or enjoy a harbour boat trip.
 
Littlehampton Harbour, at the mouth of the River Arun, offers charter and commercial fishing and launching from a public slipway.
 
Discover Littlehampton’s history at the town’s Museum alongside a great programme of events and exhibitions.
 
At the eastern end of the promenade, ride the  Miniature Railway between Mewsbrook Park and Norfolk Gardens In the summer pedalos are also available to hire in the beautiful Mewsbrook Park, with a great cafe open all year round
 
Children  can enjoy the fresh air by the seafront at Lion's Den Play Park on the Seafront Greens and the whole family can play at Pirates at the Bucaneer Bay Adventure Golf Park in Norfolk Gardens
 
Swimming, gym , sports hall and more are all available at the newly opened Littlehampton Wave Swimming and Sports Centre 
 
Littlehampton Golf Club is the only links course in West Sussex.
 
Enjoy two hours FREE parking. Click on this link to see where to obtain your own 2 hours free parking disc from local shops, so that you can explore at your leisure at no extra cost.
 

Visit the town centre to find many well known High Street names as well as some local independent family retailers. 

 
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Collect local tourism leaflets at a selection of  LOCAL Visitor Information Points  located within town businesses - and take the opportunity to chat to the locals who will be very happy to welcome you to Littlehampton

Please email any tourism related enquiries to sussexbythesea@arun.gov.uk  and we will do our best to help.

 
Click on the link to the Shop Littlehampton Map 2019 [pdf] 4MB to view, download or print your own copy, or you can pick up a copy from local shops, the railway station and the Look and Sea Visitor Information Centre
 
 
There’s so much to do in Littlehampton – you’ll need to stay for longer to fit it all in!
 
 
 
 
 

Harbour Park

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Harbour Park, excitement for all age’s right on Littlehampton’s award winning sandy beach.. Harbour Kitchen, Soft Play & Family Arcade - Open all year round. (Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day); Galley Restaurant - February to October; Outdoor Attractions – March to October  T: +44 (0)1903 721200