Littlehampton, Sussex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Littlehampton and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Those Were The Days

I first saw Littlehampton when my primary school made an end-of-year trip in 1963, and my memories were dominated by the figure-of-eight dodgems at the amusement centre, and some intrepid soul getting stuck in the river (God knows where the teachers were), and a furious coach driver who took exception to someone ...Read full memory

Holidays In Littlehampton And Meeting Aunts And Uncles

From Sandra (was Leggett) I first went to Littlehampton as a the story goes must have been 1946..apparently I slept in a cupboard drawer at my Auntie Maisies. Holidays to Littlehampton involved going on the steam train leaving Snow Hill in Birmingham with Mom ...Read full memory


We used to go on holidays almost every year to Littlehampton, so far as I can remember. We took the train there. Then we walked - lugging our suitcases. There was a butcher's shop on the way and it had a little statue of a pig outside. We always looked out for "Wally Pig" as we called it. We stayed at a boarding house - ...Read full memory