Sovereign Harbour

Visiting Sovereign Harbour

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Sovereign Harbour is an interesting place to explore, with lots 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 External link logo 

The area is on a couple of local Stagecoach bus routes with connections to Eastbourne, Pevensey and beyond, and 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, Sovereign Harbour'The Waterfront' area offers a wide range of popular restaurants, cafés, and bars, some shops, and beauty, health and hair salons. Visit The Waterfront web site External link logo 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.

Eastbourne FishermenEastbourne Fishermen have proposed plans for a Fishermens' Quay at Sovereign Harbour. More info on the Eastbourne Fishermen web site... External link logo

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Sovereign Shines 2017 Christmas Lights - The 2017 Sovereign Shines event kicks-off on Saturday 2nd December and The Waterfront will have an impressive display of lights.

The main Sovereign Shines itinerary is:
 • The Waterfront lights go on Saturday December 2nd
 • Carols with the lifeboat crew – Sunday 10th December at 2.30pm
 • Family fun and presentation event on Friday 15th December from 5pm until 7pm – see Father Christmas arrive by lifeboat.
 • Sovereign Shines ends 31st December.