• The bright blue sky meets the bright turquoise sea near the sandy banks of Littlehampton East Beach

    Littlehampton East Beach

    Family friendly sand and shingle beach with lifeguards during summer and some unique seaside attractions.

  • Wide view of Littlehampton West Beach with blue sea in the background, sand in the centre and grass covered sand dunes in the foreground

    Littlehampton West Beach

    A Site of Special Scientific Interest, West Beach boasts incredible sand dunes that are home to rare and protected wildlife.

  • Aerial shot of Bognor Regis pier visible jutting out into the bright blue sea with a sandy beach and seaside buildings in the foreground.

    Bognor Regis (East) Beach

    Popular sand and shingle beach - perfect for enjoying that classic English seaside experience!

  • Three black and white dogs run one behind the other through the bright blue sea

    Beach FAQs

    Find answers to your questions about beaches in Bognor Regis and Littlehampton.


Please note: During the current Coronavirus  pandemic the beaches have remained open, but we are advising people to please observe the social distancing guidelines, to ensure you park in designated car parks and take your litter home with you.   

Please check the Know Before You Go page for the latest advice on how to enjoy the beautiful Arun District beaches and countryside responsibly.


The award-winning beaches are the star attraction in Sussex by the Sea!

Sussex by the Sea sunshine

This prime location in the centre of England's south coast also enjoys some of the longest sunshine hours in Britain. So for that special English seaside staycation holiday, simply choose one of the shingle and sandy beaches in Sussex by the Sea.



Banner for Bognor Regis East Beach Seaside Award

Bognor Regis East and West Beaches

Bognor Regis East Beach and promenade are located close to the main shopping centre, with plenty of activities to make this beach ideal for the whole family! West Beach is more laid back with stunning views towards Pagham Harbour and Selsey.  Click for more....



Visit the Seaside Award Winning Beach at Littlehampton

Littlehampton East and West Beaches

Family-friendly East Beach (Coastguards) has a unique mix of traditional family attractions and activities plus historic and contemporary architecture. On the west side of the harbour mouth the sand dunes of the tranquil West Beach offer a more relaxing rural seaside experience. There's something to suit every mood in Littlehampton. Click for more......



The view west along the dunes at Climping Beach, west of Littlehampton

Village Beaches

The 14 miles of coastline in the Arun District also boast several smaller beaches linked with the seaside villages. From West to East the local beaches at: Pagham, Aldwick, Felpham, Middleton, Climping (aka Clymping), West Beach, East Preston and Ferring are usually quieter and more residential - the kind of beach where your only company might be the birds above and a good book, but with village shops and facilities just a pebble's throw away. Click for more ....

Be aware that there are no continuous roads or footpaths directly alongside this part of the coast. 

It is possible to walk along the sand at LOW TIDE only but please check the Tide Times before you set out and  head inland BEFORE the incoming tide.





Bognor Regis Beach Kitesurfing video

Stunning aerial view of Bognor Regis beach, credit Bognor Regis Town Council and Sam Moore.

Click the image above and enjoy this amazing video of Bognor Regis beach taken on a bright and breezy day in the summer of 2019 and featuring the Champion Kitesurfer Lewis Crathern.

Video created in partnership with Bognor Regis Town Council and Sam Moore from VisualAir