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56d – Felpham

Behind the promenade at Felpham is a terrace of brightly coloured beach huts, set back on an open grass area.  As we walked through we noticed a gazebo on the grass, and some form of display.  We walked over and … Continue reading

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56b – Littlehampton to Elmer

On our way out of Littlehampton and into Climping, we passed a loopholed wall.  It was some kind of fortification.  What was this, or what did it used to be?  Certainly Littlhampton has its own fort, the Littlehampton Redoubt, built in … Continue reading

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56a – Littlehampton Part IV

What with birthday parties, descending relatives, a weekend away, Scotland trips and foreign holidays all out of the way (for a short while) we finally had time to get back to our Coastal Path.  We are now travelling for over 4 hours … Continue reading

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55g – Littlehampton Part III

Having reached Littlehampton’s harbour mouth, we had to walk inland, alongside the River Arun, in order to find a suitable crossing point.  This is known as the “Riverside Walk”, which for the most part runs alongside riverside developments of blocks … Continue reading

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55f – Littlehampton Part II

We walked across to Littlehampton’s harbour mouth.  At the foot of the east harbour arm the lighthouse stared out to sea with it’s single letterbox eye. Behind us, the mouth of the river stretched back towards the town.  We would … Continue reading

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55e – Littlehampton Part I

It is said that Littlehampton is home to the World’s Longest Wooden Bench.  It runs along the seafront.  We were excited in the extreme when we arrived, as you can tell from this picture of us sitting on it: Oh!  … Continue reading

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55d – Angmering-on-Sea to Littlehampton

We left the expensive houses and their walled gardens behind as we left Angmering-on-Sea and entered Rustington.  Rustington is noted for its two air speed records.  On 7 September 1946 Group Captain E M Donaldson flew a Gloucester Meteor F4, … Continue reading

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