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East Wittering and Bracklesham Bay
Explore East Wittering village, East Wittering Beach and Bracklesham Bay
The twin beaches of East Wittering and West Wittering make a year-round mecca for thrill seekers, with a host of watersports experiences on offer, as well as tuition and equipment hire. During cooler months, when dogs are welcome in all areas, the quieter beaches are the perfect location for wintry walks, with plenty of places to warm up afterwards.
What can I see at East Wittering?
East Wittering beach and neighbouring Bracklesham Bay are sand and shingle beaches which are the perfect destination for bucket and space family fun, coastal walks and high-energy water sports experiences. Local tuition and equipment hire for a range of watersports is located nearby, so you can try your hand at some adrenaline filled fun. On breezy days you’ll see the waves dotted with surfers of all kinds, and on calmer days SUP (Stand up Paddle) is the name of the game. At the end of a clear day be sure to hang around for sunset - you won't be disappointed.
Watersports equipment and tuition is close by at Shore Watersports.
East Wittering's buzzy village centre and thriving community offers a vibrant selection of independent shops and cafes for a shopping experience unlike many. You'll find two butchers, two greengrocers, two bakers, a fishmonger and a good selection of independent restaurants and cafés - self catering stays at East Wittering are easy with this amount of choice.
Where is the beach parking?
Parking is available at Marine Drive (postcode PO20 8HE) and Northern Crescent (postcode PO20 8BD). Car park charges apply year-round.
Where can I find public toilets?
You will find public toilets at the Marine Drive Car Park.
Is the beach dog friendly?
Dogs are welcome on East Wittering beach all year round without restrictions
Where can I walk?
From the beach at East Wittering you can walk East to Bracklesham Bay, where you will find the popular Billy’s on the Beach restaurant or West to the sandy beach at West Wittering and the dunes of East Head. Find out more about walking at West Wittering and East Head