East Wittering Beach Witterings England, PO20 8DB

East Wittering’s sand and shingle beach is the perfect destination for bucket and space family fun, coastal walks and watersports fun

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What can I see and do at the beach?

East Wittering beach is a sand and shingle beach which is 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.


You can enjoy a Sussex sunset from here, and make sure you explore the array of local shops, cafes, pubs and bars waiting to offer you a warm welcome in East Wittering village centre.


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


Other things to do

Children’s summer holiday camps in The Witterings

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