"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"


Littlehampton, West Sussex is a seaside resort town and civil parish in the Arun District of West Sussex, England, on the east bank at the mouth of the River Arun. It lies 51.5 miles (83 km) south-south-west of London, 17.5 miles (28 km) west of Brighton and 11 miles (18 km) east of the county town of Chichester.

The parish covers an area of 11.35 km2 (4 sq mi) and has a population of 25,593 (2001 census). The Sub-Urban Area of the town has a population of approx 55,000. The conurbation includes other settlements: Wick in the north west; Lyminster to the north; and Rustington to the east. Wick and Toddington became part of the town in 1901. Nearby towns include Bognor Regis west southwest and Worthing to the east. The town is also the westernmost settlement of the 12th largest urban area in England and Wales, the BrightonLittlehampton conurbation, a region encompassing some 474,485 people (2011 census).

Local authority: West Sussex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ029021

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Things to see and do in and around Littlehampton

  • Littlehampton Museum
  • Look and Sea Visitor Centre
  • Harbour Park
  • Sharksville Adventure Golf
  • Norfolk Gardens Mini Golf
  • Mewsbrooke Park
  • Jewels Stables
  • Flying Fortress
  • Arundel Lido
  • Arundel Museum and Heritage Centre
  • Arundel Riding Centre
  • Cathedral of Our Lady and St Philip Howard
  • Arundel Castle
  • Arundel Wetland Centre
  • Barnham Windmill
  • Arundel Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre

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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