• 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.

Bognor Regis Beach, August 2019

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



Please note: Sadly, things are not as normal 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 note that there are currently NO Lifeguards on duty, and if you see Red Flags, they are warning of strong currents.   

Please Stay Safe, Stay Alert and do not enter the water while the flags are flying.



Click for current advice, FAQs and What's Open


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

Sussex by the Sea sunshine

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



The blue and white logo for Arun District Council www.arun.gov.uk

Visit the Arun District Council Beaches website  for lots more useful information.





Banner for Bognor Regis East Beach Seaside Award 2015

Bognor Regis beaches

Bognor Regis East Beach proudly holds the Seaside Award again for 2019. The beach and promenade are located close to the main shopping centre, and plenty of activities to make this beach ideal for the whole family! Click for more....



Visit the Seaside Award Winning Beach at Littlehampton

Littlehampton beaches

The Seaside Award Flag flies has flown proudly over family-friendly East Beach (Coastguards) again in 2019. Along with the incredible sand dunes of the tranquil West Beach, accessible by the summer running ferry over the River Arun, 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

Sussex by the Sea also boasts many smaller beaches alongside our seaside villages


Look at a map of the coastline and see, from West to East the local beaches at: Pagham; Aldwick; Felpham; Middleton; Climping (aka Clymping); West Beach, Littlehampton; East Preston and Ferring.

All have the kind of beach where your only company might be the birds above and a good book, but with village shops and facilities are just a pebble's throw away. Click for more ....