Region: South East

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Harbour Park Ltd, Seafront, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN17 5LL

Contact: 01903 721 200



Harbour Park is a theme park on the seafront in Littlehampton, whether you are a group of friends with children, a religious group or youth club, sports club, School Trip Organiser, a Scouts, Guides, Brownies or Beavers troupe, charity or society, Harbour Park and its surrounding area is the perfect venue for a group day out. There is plenty of minibus and coach parking, spacious greens for activities, picnic areas and a sandy beach for play and activities. Divide your day out between the beach and the thrills and spills of our rides and attractions for a day trip to remember!

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Exactly what does your venue offer to educational visits?
Nothing beats getting out of the classroom and exploring in the fresh air, and Harbour Park is a fantastic base for any trip to Littlehampton’s award winning blue flag beach and historic harbour. We can create a memorable visit that can be easily linked back to the current curriculum but also provides a fun day out to the seaside.
Explore the beach with its variety of sea life or walk along the historic harbour learning all about the harbours humble beginnings.

There is ample coach/mini bus parking a short 2 minute walk from the park. Plenty of open green picnic areas to choose from and of course we are situated right on the beach front with stunning views along the coast and out across the English Channel.

Choose one of our 3 Seaside Academy packages and make an engaging day fun for all.

Why you are you a great place for educational visits?
Whatever the weather we can offer a fun and educational day out to the seaside. We provide activity/fact sheets aimed at KS1 & KS2 which can easily be linked to the current curriculum.

Do you have the LOtC Quality Badge or any other accreditation such as AALA?
The British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers & Attractions (BALPPA). British Amusement Catering Trade Association ( BACTA).

What does a typical educational visit include?
We offer 3 Seaside Academy packages.
Each package begins with the teacher led beach/harbour side activities. We can provide activity sheets based on the local area if required. Depending on the package you chose you can have lunch to takeaway or eat in one of our indoor restaurants. (Please pre order lunch boxes prior to your visit) After lunch it’s time for some fun on a selection of rides or if the weather is proving difficult why not head inside for an hour of indoor soft play. Round off your trip with a visit to our Gift Hut with a variety of souvenirs to suit all budgets.

What group sizes do you cater for?
We can cater from minimum of 15 up to a maximum 50. For larger groups please contact the Operations Manager to discuss how we can accommodate you.

Do you provide projects, teacher’s packs, work sheets or any useful information?
We can provide materials for teachers to use on their visit and we welcome feedback on how we might improve these and make them more relevant for the various Key Stages.

Are you happy for children to take photos, video or audio?
We are very happy for children to take photos during their visit to document their day.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?
We have detailed school risk consideration forms available on request and pre visits can be arranged in advance for relevant staff prior to the day.

Does your venue have an education officer?
Harbour Parks Operations Director arranges all educational visits to the park and can be contacted in advance to answer any queries.

What is the cost of the visit?
We have 3 Seaside Academy Packages to choose from.


The Jelly Fish £4.95 per head
• Beach/Harbour teacher led activities – Activity/Fact Sheets available.
• 5 Rides or 1 hour Indoor Soft Play. (available from 11am)
The Octopus £5.95 per head
• Beach/Harbour teacher led activities – Activity/Fact Sheets available.
• Picnic Box Lunch (Cheese, Ham or Jam Roll. Packet of Crisps. Choc Bar & Drink).
• 5 Rides or 1 Hour Indoor Soft Play. (available from 11am)
The Star Fish £6.95 per head
• Beach/Harbour teacher led activities – Activity/Fact Sheets available.
• Picnic Box Lunch (Cheese, Ham or Jam Roll. Packet of Crisps. Choc Bar & Drink).
• 5 Rides or 1 Hour Indoor Soft Play. (available from 11am)
• Bucket & Spade for beach exploring and a great souvenir of the day.

Is specific clothing required for the trip?
As most of the day will be outside we suggest children wear appropriate clothing for the predicted weather. Please remember sunscreen and hats on a sunny day & waterproofs if required.

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?
We have a number of first aiders onsite at all times. Should you require first aid please notify a member of staff immediately. All staff wear uniforms and are easily identifiable

Please list facilities available.
We have a Gift Hut on site alongside a variety of eateries. If you choose to bring your own packed lunches you can eat these at one of the many picnic benches around the park, on the beach or on the picnic green area next to the park. Should the weather turn we will arrange an area within one of our restaurants for your group to have lunch. We recommend between £2 - £5 per child for a souvenir or ice cream on the day.

What are your disabled facilities?
Harbour Park is all situated on one level surface, except our Sharksville Adventure Golf. We have disabled toilets in our main family arcade in both the ladies and gentlemen’s toilets. Access to some rides may be limited by height so we asked you notify us when booking of any specific requirements.

What are your opening days and hours?
We are a seasonal park so our opening times vary. We will make every effort to accommodate a suitable date and time for your visit. Please note rides cannot open before 11am due to relevant safety checks which need to take place.

Do you have any testimonials from previous schools we can include?
We do not have permission to supply any at present.

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?
The Harbour Park team are on hand to answer any questions related to your day and welcome schools to contact us to discuss any requirements they have.

Age of Children / Pupils: 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Type of Visit: Indoor Activity & Soft Play Centres Leisure Centres Maritime Outdoor Education Parks and Gardens Safety Awareness Science & Technology Themed Attractions Tourism Organisations

Curriculum Topics Covered: Business Studies Design and Technology Engineering Leisure & Tourism PSHE

Months Open: All Year Round March April May June July August September October November December

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