Rottingdean Beach

Visit Rottingdean Beach

Rottingdean Beach is a sandy beach below high chalk cliffs on the Sussex coast. The Undercliff Path runs from Rottingdean to Brighton Marina and is a main visitor attraction along the South East Coast.

There are basic amenities a handful of beach huts along the front, and the beach has a life guards on duty during the summer months.

Did you Know? Rottingdean Beach was a notorious landing place for smuggled goods.

This beach is dog friendly in the winter, restricted from 1 May to 30 September each year.

This beach is …

  • A Sandy 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 Rottingdean Beach

Beach Location

off Marine Drive, Rottingdean, BN2 7HR


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Getting There

Map of Rottingdean Beach

Explore the UK 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.

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