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Pagham Harbour

Pagham Harbour
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Pagham Harbour is a glorious and peaceful nature reserve, one of the few undeveloped stretches of the Sussex coast. This sheltered inlet is an internationally important wetland site for wildlife. Watch black-tailed godwits and little egrets by day, then linger when skies are clear for an amazing sunset.
Follow this link to find out more about Pagham Harbour Local Nature Reserve

Environment

Environment

The Manhood Peninsula Partnership was formed in recognition of the challenges the peninsula faces as a result of climate change and the increasing demands on its environment. By recognising the different issues the area faces, its assets and possibilities, and by valuing its distinct and almost unique character on the south coast, the MPP hopes to create opportunities and... Read More»

Sidlesham

Sidlesham

Sidlesham lies to the south of Chichester on the eastern side of the Manhood Peninsula. The whole parish is notably very flat and low-lying containing extensive farmland. It has a significant coastal fringe, which includes part of Pagham Harbour. One third of Pagham Harbour is within the parish, it is Local Nature Reserve (LNR) now designated a Site of... Read More»

Maritime History

Maritime History

For most of its history, Sussex has been an agricultural county. The Chichester area, with the fertile coastal plain for arable and the Downs for sheep and cattle grazing, has long been one of the richest in agricultural terms. Just as the medieval sea trades were based on wool, Chichester Harbour’s sea trade from the 17th to the early... Read More»