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Old 03 February 2010, 10:04   #1
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River Arun

How navigable is the River Arun?

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Old 03 February 2010, 10:09   #2
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How navigable is the River Arun?
It is not bad, low bridges over head and shallow mud under bottom. Getting the timing right with the tide is pretty important.

I recommend using a canoe.

Edit: Wikipedia has a lovely diagram, makes it look like the London Underground.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Arun
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when I used to keep my rib at Littlehampton Marina we used to go up to Arundel quite a lot. of course you had to bear in mind the tides. At high water at Arundel you cannot get under the bridge if you have an A frame. No problem in a kayak.
if you look up some of the old posts refering to Littlehampton Cruises you may come across some trips up the Arun. On a nice day and with the tides right you could lunch at the Black Rabbit.
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As with Andre - we have taken our SIB from Littlehampton to Arundel on a number of occasions - its a nice trip and a good pub if you can get to it

Andy if you are thinking of popping up at some point do let us know if you want some company - if we can would be good to join you - no pressure though
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Thanks for replies.

We want to RIB up to Arundel for the night, so if I read your comments right, its do-able.

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Does the Black Rabbit do B & B or is there a nice hotel/B&B close by? I seem to remember the pub has a small jetty or pontoon...
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Thanks for replies.

We want to RIB up to Arundel for the night, so if I read your comments right, its do-able.

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I am not so sure you will find a safe place in Arundel to moor up for the night
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theres a new pontoon just before the bridge at arundel now, 4 quid for a few hours or 15 all night.seems safe to me...the lady in the sandwich shop deals with it and locks the gate..
hotels and b and bs in arundel..good day out..or night,,
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