Black Rock Beach

Visit Black Rock Beach

Black Rock Beach (also known as Cliff Bathing Beach) is just east of Brighton Palace Pier towards the marina. The pebble beach is a popular spot for locals and naturists the designated areas clearly signposted.

Did you know? This was the first designated ‘clothes optional’ beach in the UK

With bustling Brighton Central nearby there are plenty of restaurants and bars to enjoy.

This beach is dog Friendly in the winter, restricted in some areas from 1 May to 30 September.

This beach is …

  • A Sand And Shingle Beach
  • An Award Winning Beach
  • Family Friendly

What to see and do

  • Hire A Beach Hut

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Places to stay

  • Holiday park

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Black Rock Beach

Beach Location

Madeira Drive, Brighton, East Sussex BN2


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Getting There

Map of Black Rock Beach

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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

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