Norfolk Road Beach (Littlehampton)

Norfolk Road Beach (Littlehampton) - West Sussex
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Norfolk Road is a predominantly shingle beach a short walk from the bustling seaside resort of Littlehampton. However, towards low tide an extensive area of sand is revealed.  Norfolk Road is probably best known for the brightly-coloured beach huts positioned along the top of the beach.

The beach here is located directly in front of the harbour town of Littlehampton, a well-developed resort, with a pier, a promenade and a good variety of activities. The harbour area, with its excellent riverside promenade, is home to the iconic Look & Sea Centre, which has a good viewing tower and a restaurant serving locally-caught seafood.  Boat and ferry services operate from the harbour.

Norfolk Gardens on the promenade has miniature golf, tennis courts and a miniature train which runs to Mewsbrook Park.  At the mouth of the River Arun, Harbour Park provides a variety of seaside amusements including arcades, a rollercoaster and a log flume.

There are plenty of footpaths in the area, including walks to nearby Arundel and Amberley.

Type of beach

Sand & shingle

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

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

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  • Diving & snorkelling
  • Good fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Wind surfing


  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities
  • First aid point
  • Shower
  • Lost child centre
  • Town centre nearby
  • Shop
  • Promenade

Nearest town



BN17 5GB

OS grid ref.

TQ 0358 0127


There are several pay car parks close to the beach.

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Norfolk Road Beach (Littlehampton) Reviews

Paul thomas
Oct 08th 2020

Lovely beach, clean sea and great cafe