• 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

The list of Littlehampton attractions is so much longer than just a visit to Littlehampton beach or seafront – there’s a whole range of activities you could add to your holiday itinerary so you can enjoy some great days out!

Visit the family-friendly East Beach and cook on free-to-use BBQs on East Beach Green.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Ride the  Miniature Railway between Mewsbrook Park and Norfolk Gardens
 
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
 
Hire a pedalo at  the Oyster Pond. next to Harbour Park and  a short walk along the seafront, pedalos are also available to hire (summer) in the beautiful Mewsbrook Park, with a great cafe open all year round
 
Swimming, badminton and squash are all available at the Swimming and Sports Centre , soon to have a whole new building to offer even more facilities.
 
Littlehampton Golf Club is the only links course in West Sussex.
 
Enjoy two hours FREE parking. Click on the picture on the right 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. 
 
Tourist Information logo
Collect local tourism leaflets and chat to the locals who will be very happy to welcome you to Littlehampton  at the following venues 

Littlehampton Museum and Town Council Offices  and discover more about the town and it's fascinating history. On the eastern side of the High Street

Crafter's Corner, Clifton Road  just off the High Street and 5 minutes' walk from the beach and riverside

Arun District Council Civic Centre in Littlehampton.View a map here

Please email any tourism related enquiries to sussexbythesea@arun.gov.uk 

 
Shop Littlehampton town map 2016
 
Click on the Shop Littlehampton town map 2016. [pdf] 3MB 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!

Oyster Pond

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The Oyster Pond is a popular site for visitors and locals to hire a boat and enjoy the fresh sea air! The boats on the Oyster Pond operate during the main summer season and some school holidays depending on the weather.