East Sussex Beaches

East Sussex Beaches

Planning a trip to the East Sussex Coast? Use our coastal holiday guide to discover beautiful East Sussex beaches.

Find your favourite East Sussex Beaches

There is a beach for everyone from Cosmopolitan Brighton Beach, the seaside towns of Eastbourne and Hastings, to the wide open shores of Camber Sands.

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Full List of East Sussex Beaches

Do you know the name of the beach you are looking for? See our full list of beaches in East Sussex in alphabetical order.

Do you know the name of the beach you are looking for? See the full list of beaches in East Sussex in alphabetical order.

Bexhill Beach

Bexhill is a traditional seaside resort, which lies between Eastbourne and Hastings. Bexhill Beach has a two…

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Birling Gap

Birling Gap Beach is a lovely pebble beach enclosed by the the Seven Sisters chalk cliffs. Birling…

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Black Rock Beach

Black Rock Beach (also known as Cliff Bathing Beach) is just east of Brighton Palace Pier…

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Brighton Palace Pier

Brighton Palace Pier is a famous Victorian pier with various food and drink outlets, fairground attractions…

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Brighton Beach

Cosmopolitan Brighton beach, with Brighton Pier in the background, is an iconic seaside destination. There is something…

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Camber Sands

Visit Camber Sands Spend a day in the dunes at Camber Sands, a popular sandy beach at the village of…

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Cooden Beach

Cooden Beach is a quiet spot in the village of Bexhill-on-Sea. The beach is perfect for a…

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Cuckmere Haven Beach

Cuckmere Haven Beach on the East Sussex coast is a remote and quiet pebble and shingle…

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Fairlight Glen

Visit Fairlight Glen The rocky beach at Fairlight Glen (also known as Covehurst Bay) is a remote spot just past…

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Grand Parade Beach

Grand Parade Main Resort Beach in Eastbourne from the Pier to Wish Tower has a wide…

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Harbour Reach Beach

Harbour Reach Beach has lovely view along the coast and is popular with walkers and cyclists…

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Hastings Beach

Hastings Beach is a pebble beach with sand exposed at low tide. The popular seaside town has…

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Holywell Retreat

Holywell Retreat beach in the South Downs, is a popular visitor destination with beach chalets available for…

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Hove Beach

Hove Beach is the slightly more subdued neighbour, just a quarter of a mile west of Brighton…

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Royal Parade Beach

Visit Royal Parade Beach This beach is dog friendly with no restrictions. Beach HighlightsLocal LinksBeach Management This beach is ……

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Marine Parade Beach

Marine Parade Beach stretches from the Pier to The Pavilion is a popular visitor destination on…

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Newhaven West Quay Beach

Newhaven West Quay Beach is an unspoilt sandy beach to the West of Newhaven Harbour,…

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Norman’s Bay

Norman’s Bay is a small village on the marshes of the Pevensey Levels. This is a quiet…

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Peacehaven Beach

Peacehaven beach in the Lewes, East Sussex, is about six miles east of Brighton. The beach at…

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Pett Level Beach

Pett Level Beach is an ideal place to get away from the crowds and take long…

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Pevensey Bay Beach

Pevensey Bay is a historical fishing village with a rural shingle beach, known as the landing….

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Rottingdean Beach

Rottingdean Beach is a fairly secluded beach below high chalk cliffs. The Undercliff Path runs from Rottingdean…

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Saltdean Beach

Visit Saltdean Beach Dogs are restricted on this beach from 1 May to 30 September each year.

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Seaford Bay

Seaford is an unspoilt shingle and pebble beach on the south coast between Brighton and Eastbourne, a…

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St Leonards on Sea

St Leonards seaside resort just to the west of Hastings, has a quiet and unspoilt…

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Winchelsea Beach

Winchelsea Beach is a quiet unspoilt shingle beach, just to the West of Camber Sands, with flat…

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Places of Interest on the East Sussex Coast

Visit the many historical landmarks and places of interest around the East Sussex Coast.



Top East Sussex Beaches

Looking for top East Sussex Coast destinations? Miles of sandy beaches, traditional seaside towns and family attractions. Walk the coastal path or find family friendly Blue Flag beaches. There are sandy beaches in East Sussex which are safe for swimming as well as dog friendly beaches for long walks with our four legged friends.

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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.




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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.

Enjoy the beautiful East Sussex coast.

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