Visiting Sovereign Harbour
Sovereign Harbour is an interesting place to explore, with a lot to see and do. There are leisure and fishing boats constantly entering and leaving the inner harbour through the two large sea locks. There is a harbour boat tour, and the RNLI lifeboat station, and many harbour and beach-side walks and cycle paths see maps... Both the North Harbour and South harbour have access to the beaches and the sea. The South Harbour has a large water feature. At low water you may see some of the harbour seals haul out on to the mud of the outer harbour.
The area is served by a couple of local Stagecoach bus routes with connections to Eastbourne, Pevensey and beyond. There is ample free parking in The Waterfront and Retail Park car parks accessed from Pevensey Bay Road. There is a shared, cross-harbour cycle route (see map).
'The Waterfront' area offers a wide range of popular
and bars, some
shops, and beauty, health and hair salons. Visit
The Waterfront web site for further information and to obtain discount vouchers.
Sovereign Harbour Retail Park has several large stores, including Asda, Boots, Matalan and Next, a gym and a multi-screen cinema. The Waterfront offices and the marina are home to a number of companies offering services to the business and marine communities.
More info on the Eastbourne Fishermen web site...