If your trip to Littlehampton is all booked but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.If anybody asks why you’re coming here, just show them some images of Arundel Castle and Gardens and Arundel Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre. These wonderful attractions will ensure you have a memorable trip.Close to the center, Littlehampton Beach is one sight to consider putting on your to-do list. If you still have space on that travel schedule, Arundel Lido and Littlehampton Harbour will keep you busy too.
You don’t need to limit your exploring to just Littlehampton. Southsea Beach is 25 miles away and is home to a great range of nearby attractions, such as Gunwharf Quays. When you’ve ticked that off your list, point your wheels toward Spinnaker Tower.
Littlehampton is home to some stunning coastal areas, and what better way to explore them than from behind the wheel of your very own rental car. See what delightful treasures you can find peppered along the shore at one of these top beaches:
Lancing Beach (9 miles away).
Brighton Beach (17 miles away).
West Wittering Beach (17 miles away).
Mingling and chatting with people can be draining. So if you’re visiting Littlehampton on a business trip, you’ll be pleased to hear that there are some great places to put your feet up near these popular convention centers:
Brighton Centre (16 miles away).
Corn Exchange (17 miles away).
Having your own set of wheels in Littlehampton will give you more freedom to go wherever you want at your own pace. Maybe you’re in the mood to escape town, explore country lanes, and go wherever the wind takes you. If that’s the case, pick up the keys to one of our mid-size or full-size SUVs and discover the rocky coastlines in the surrounding area. If you’re all about the bright lights of the city, take to the wheel of something small. Navigating heavy traffic will be a whole lot easier with a compact or mini car.
There’s plenty of choice when it comes to rental cars in Littlehampton. From SUVs with trunk space galore to easy-to-park compacts, you’ll find it all here. Choosing your perfect match depends on how much you want to spend and what activities you plan on doing. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don’t need anything more than enough space for your luggage and buddies. What type of car will it be this time?
In Littlehampton, you’ll be driving on the left side of the road. That means the steering wheel is on the right side. If you’ve rented a ride with a manual transmission, get used to shifting gears with your left hand.
It’s relatively easy to find a car space in Littlehampton, though you might find it difficult to score a spot in the busiest streets. Booking a hotel that offers on-site parking is always a good idea.
One of the upsides of escaping to a smaller city is lighter traffic, so don’t stress too much about rush-hour gridlock. With a population of only 58,700, you can expect a smooth Littlehampton driving experience.
Speed limits vary across the city of Littlehampton, but usually range from 30mph to 70mph. Most residential zones have a maximum speed of 30mph unless posted otherwise.
Normally, one of two things will happen. Your car rental company may bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the most common practice. Otherwise, it may pass on your contact information to local authorities so the fine is sent to you directly.
As in many places, regular cell phone usage is not allowed while driving around Littlehampton. However, there is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just ensure you keep your eyes on the road.
While behind the wheel in Littlehampton, it’s against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of over 0.08%. Planning to have a drink or two with lunch or dinner? Consider using a ride-sharing service or booking a taxi.
You aren’t permitted to turn on a red light in Littlehampton. When you encounter one, take the opportunity to enjoy a mindful moment until the signal turns green.
Although there are a small number of exceptions, seat belts are compulsory in Arun District.