"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Littlehampton Beach

The bathing water is a resort beach on the south coast in West Sussex, adjacent to Littlehampton Harbour. The bathing water is predominantly a groyned, shingle beach but with gently shelving sand exposed at low water. A promenade sits above the beach with a large grassed area behind. The River Arun crosses the beach at the western end of the bathing water.

Beach type: Shingle & Sand

Nearest town: Littlehampton

Local authority: West Sussex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ041012


Green Coast Beach

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Things to see and do near Littlehampton Beach

  • Mewsbrooke Park (0m)
  • Norfolk Gardens Mini Golf (0m)
  • Harbour Park (1m)
  • Sharksville Adventure Golf (1m)
  • Littlehampton Museum (1m)
  • Look and Sea Visitor Centre (1m)
  • Jewels Stables (3m)
  • Flying Fortress (3m)
  • Arundel Lido (4m)
  • Arundel Museum and Heritage Centre (4m)
  • Cathedral of Our Lady and St Philip Howard (4m)
  • Arundel Riding Centre (4m)
  • Arundel Castle (4m)
  • Arundel Wetland Centre (4m)
  • Sussex Watersports (4m)
  • Arundel Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (5m)
  • Barnham Windmill (5m)

Tourist Information

The Look & Sea Centre
63 - 65 Surrey Street
West Sussex
BN17 5AW

Phone 01903 721 866
Email littlehampton.vic@arun.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 22 March


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1023
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:54 GMT
Low Tide
07:57 GMT
High Tide
14:14 GMT
Low Tide
20:18 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tell us what you think about Littlehampton Beach

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.

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