Mewsbrook Park boating lake to be relaunched

Mewsbrook Park cafe owner David Chance on one of the new wooden boats in the boating lake
Mewsbrook Park cafe owner David Chance on one of the new wooden boats in the boating lake
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One of Littlehampton’s most popular attractions will be relaunched this Easter with the return of rowing boats to Mewsbrook Park boating lake.

Six new vessels will be available to hire at the busy park from this Easter, with plans to have another ten delivered in time for the summer holidays.

David Chace, who runs the café in the park, has taken on the attraction and has chosen traditional-style wooden boats to blend in with the theme of the award-winning park.

David said: “It is an honour to bring Mewsbrook Park Boating Lake back to its former glory and provide a first-class service to the local community and visitors to Littlehampton.”

Councillor Paul Dendle, Arun District Council’s Cabinet Member for Leisure and Amenities, said: “I am delighted that rowing boats will soon set sail on the lake at Mewsbrook Park once more. I’m sure the attraction will be a real draw for locals and visitors alike and we have every confidence that David will run the concession with pride and enthusiasm.”

The new boats will be available to hire from Friday, March 25, and the attraction will be open Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 4pm, and every day during the Easter holidays.

It will cost £1.50 for children and £2.50 for adults with a minimum of two people per boat.

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