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Rhenish tower, Sompting

Shoreham-by-Sea is a town in West Sussex, England between Worthing and Brighton. It is the seat of Adur District which includes the parishes of Coombes, Lancing and Sompting.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

From Brighton/Hove[edit]

From Worthing[edit]

By train[edit]

1 Shoreham-by-Sea station is just north of the town centre and is served by Southern services from London Victoria, Brighton and Portsmouth.

By plane[edit]

The nearest large commercial airport is London Gatwick (LGW IATA).

2 Brighton City Airport (ESH IATA) (Shoreham Airport) opened in 1910 and is the oldest operating commercial airport in the UK. The airport is also notable for its art deco terminal building.

Get around[edit]

Map of Shoreham-by-Sea


  • 1 Marlipins Museum, 36 High St, BN43 5DA, +44 1273 462994. Tu-Sa: 10:30AM-4:30PM, Su-M: Closed. A historical museum covering the area from prehistoric to medieval times in a 12th to early 13th century Grade II listed building. Adult: £3.25, Child: £1.60. Marlipins Museum (Q6771882) on Wikidata Marlipins Museum on Wikipedia
  • 2 Sompting Church, Sompting. The feature to be seen is the Saxon tower of the church -a rare if not unique example of the Rhenish style in the UK. It's thought to be the closest Saxon architects could get to a spire. Church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin, Sompting (Q5117574) on Wikidata Church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin, Sompting on Wikipedia






Go next[edit]

Routes through Shoreham-by-Sea
PortsmouthWorthing  W UK road A27.svg E  Brighton and Hove

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