Is Littlehampton beach the UK’s best blue flag beach?

Littlehampton beach during the sandcastle competition
Littlehampton beach during the sandcastle competition

Littlehampton Beach could win the title of ‘UK’s best blue flag beach’ if it wins enough votes in a competition.

The beach has made it to a list of the final 12 beaches in a contest run by rental company

Saskia Welman, a spokesperson for, said: “Littlehampton is included in our final list as it offers a romantic background for couples and a great location next to the River Arun.

“We would encourage all those that adore this beautiful beach to get behind them and vote!”

Sofia Chittenden, from Littlehampton Council, said: “Our beach is fantastic for individuals, couples and families.

“Being a sandy beach with friendly lifeguards makes it an ideal destination for children as well.”

To vote for the beach to win, visit before Wednesday, August 31.

The winner will be announced the following day.

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