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

Pagham Harbour Walks- Church Norton

Begin your explorations of Pagham Harbour at the RSPB visitor centre where you can learn about the exciting wildlife you could find and where you might get your feet wet at high tide! Pagham Harbour is criss-crossed with public and permissive…

While Britain may be a nation of dog lovers, Sussex is undeniably the county of dog lovers. This dog-friendly destination has so many places opening its doors to canine companions that there’s no way you’ll want to leave your four-legged-friend at home.

Children’s summer holiday camps in The Witterings

An image of Selsey beach with boats in the foreground

Six weeks of summer holidays in Sussex looming? We’ve got you covered.

We know that the school holidays can be a mixed bag of emotions. Utter joy at the thought of no more school runs, combined with the stress and anxiety of providing six weeks of entertainment for the children. When those children are hard-to-please teens, the prospect’s even scarier.

West Wittering beach, West Sussex

Picture Sussex in the summer and it’s highly likely you’ll be thinking of West Wittering Beach, famous for its wide, golden, sandy beach, great facilities and excellent water quality which combine to give it prized Blue Flag status. It’s no surprise that the crowds flock here in the height of summer, so much so that pre-booking car parking is essential. But it’s just as glorious off-season, when you may find you have its famous rolling sand dunes all to yourself.

Pagham Harbour Walks- Pagham Harbour North Wall

This walk at Pagham Harbour is such a peaceful one with no sounds of traffic. There are splendid country views inland contrasting with the landscape of the harbour. The area of the harbour here is part of the 700 acres…

An image of a surfer in waves at West Wittering beach

West and East Wittering beaches are hugely popular destinations on the South Coast for surfing, windsurfing, kite-boarding or paddle-surfing

Natural Surf School yoga

Natural Surf School is located in East Witterings local to the city of Chichester and the South Downs National Park.