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Littlehampton Beach

Littlehampton, West Sussex

A large predominantly shingle beach but sand is revealed when the tide goes out. This is a well developed beach resort with a theme park and fair. It is a good beach for families.

Beach Type

Shingle & Sand


Toilets with disabled facilities
First aid post
Lost child centre
Beach showers
Cafe/restaurants and shops


Power boating
Diving and fishing
There is also adventure golf and a pitch 'n' putt area

Nature and Wildlife

There is an award winning developement along the promenade towards the river.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned regularly and there are litter bins.


Dog access is restricted to certain areas of the beach during the summer and dogs must be kept on leads on the promenade.

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre. Windmill Complex. Coastguard Road. Littlehampton. West Sussex. BN17 5LH. Tel: 01903 713480. Fax: 01903 713480. Email: Web:


Nearest town: Littlehampton
County: West Sussex
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8014, -0.523994
Postcode: BN16 2NA
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Littlehampton, West Sussex at Explore Britain.


Littlehampton can be reached from the A259.

Public Transport

Littlehampton train station is not far from the beach and there is a bus stop at the beach as well.

Nearest Railway Stations

Littlehampton (About a mile and a half away)
Angmering (Approx. 2 miles away)
Ford (Approx. 3 miles away)
Arundel (Approx. 4 miles away)
Goring-by-Sea (Approx. 4 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There are several pay car parks close to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Mewsbrook, Littlehampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
The Wall, Littlehampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Sea Road, Littlehampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Green (East), Littlehampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Banjo Road, Littlehampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Green (West), Littlehampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Southfields Road, Littlehampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
West Beach, Littlehampton (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Manor House, Littlehampton (Short stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Anchor Springs, Littlehampton (Short stay).
About 1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Littlehampton