Hampshire Beaches

Hampshire Beaches

Planning a trip to the Hampshire coast? Use our coastal holiday guide to discover beautiful Hampshire beaches.

Find Beaches in Hampshire

With just over 200 miles of coastline looking out over Solent, you have your choice of Hampshire beaches. From sandy family friendly beaches, ideal for watersports including surfing, kitesurfing and windsurfing to rural unspoilt bays.

Hampshire Beach Days

From the western reaches of Highcliffe and the New Forest, this coastline presents a serene face, with sandy shores and shingle beaches that beckon families and water sports enthusiasts alike. To the bustling seaside towns of Southsea and Portsmouth.

Nature Reserves and Traditional seaside beaches

Hampshire’s coastline offers a variety of beach experiences, from sandy stretches to shingle shores. Lepe Beach a sandy beach within Lepe Country Park, popular for sunbathing, water sports, and stunning views of the Solent and Isle of Wight. Southsea Beach, a long pebble beach with stretches of sand at low tide, offering traditional seaside experiences.

Water Sports and Outdoor Activities

The coastline caters to various water sports and outdoor pursuits, with dedicated facilities and ideal conditions. Calshot Activities Centre: One of the largest outdoor centers in the south, offering sailing and rock climbing.

What’s On

Coastal events in Hampshire for your diary

Annual events taking place for 2024.

  • Food Festivals
  • Sailing
  • Sporting Events

Places of Interest on the Hampshire Coast

The Hampshire coast looks out over the busy Solent, and has a long naval and maritime history. Along this stretch of coast you can find old forts and defences to nature reserves and family attractions.

Top Hampshire Beaches

Looking for top Hampshire 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 Hampshire which are safe for swimming as well as dog friendly beaches for long walks with our four legged friends.

Explore other areas near Hampshire

Explore the miles of UK coastline with popular seaside destinations, coastal walks and water sports. Find more beaches in the southeast coast of England, covering the counties of Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Isle of Wight and Hayling Island. Stop off at a beach for the day or walk or cycle the coastal trails.

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