South East Coast

Beaches on the South East Coast

The beautiful South East coast of England is one of the UK’s most popular holiday destinations, full of family friendly resorts, home to the famous white cliffs of Dover and natural unspoilt beaches. Enjoy sandy beaches, rock pools, local seafood, water sports and more.

Great for a beach break as well as being easy to reach by train it is a popular choice for daytrippers from London. There is a wide variety of coastal attractions, annual events and seafront accommodation for all budgets.


Explore 350 miles of coastline with popular seaside destinations including Whitstable and Broadstairs.


Discover beautiful Hampshire Beaches, unspoilt and perfect for wildlife and nature lovers and coastal walks.


There is a beach for everyone from Cosmopolitan Brighton Beach to the wide open shores of Camber Sands.


Family friendly Hayling island has sandy beaches and plenty of attractions and watersports on offer.


Worthing Beach to West Wittering West Sussex coast is family friendly and great for watersports.


Isle of Wight Beaches range from family friendly seaside resorts to the dramatic multi-coloured cliffs of Alum Bay.

For a wonderful day out

So whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, indulge in local seafood, or explore the natural beauty of the region, the South East coast has something for everyone.

Coastal Activities

Go Surfing in South East England

Learn to surf. Find surf schools all around the South East coast.

  • The Best Surfing Beaches
  • Beginners welcome
  • Coaching for all levels.

Walk the South East Coast

The England Coast Path in the South East has 84 miles of coastal walks. Starting from the Wash to Southampton, the route takes in all the coastal character and heritage. Pass through the seaside towns, sandy beaches, colourful beach huts, and nature reserves. Some of the best walks in south east england are along the coast.

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Learn to surf. Find surf schools all around the South East.

Kitesurfing Lessons UK


Find your nearest kitesurfing lessons for all levels.

Sailing UK


Discover sailing and the clubs on the South East Coast

Explore the South East coastline

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What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

Overlooking the coast UK

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