Great Beaches in Selsey Selsey Beach Road, England, PO20 0SZ

Selsey’s beaches boast clear, clean water and unspoilt shingle shores, perfect for swimming, a walk along the shore or an enjoyable day on the beach.

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There are several beaches in Selsey, all boasting clear, clean water and unspoilt shingle shores, perfect for swimming, a walk along the shore or just enjoying a day on the beach.


Selsey East Beach

Selsey’s East Beach is the perfect place to soak up some sunshine, stretch your legs or enjoy a swim in the sea, where the water has been rated as excellent. Moored off the shore, are the town’s fishing boats still landing fresh seafood, including the famous Selsey Crab, recognised across the world as some of the finest.

From here, it’s possible to explore the RSPB reserve of Pagham Habour, admire the unique railway carriage homes which can be seen along the promenade as you head eastwards, or take a stroll in the opposite direction towards the RNLI lifeboat station where you can discover some of the freshest seafood at Potters, Selsey Willows or Julie’s.

Parking is available in Selsey’s East Beach Car Park (Postcode PO20 0SZ).


An image of Selsey beach with boats in the foreground

Selsey beach with boats in the foreground by Jon Nicholson


Selsey Marine Beach

A short walk from East Beach to the West, past Selsey Bill you’ll find Marine Beach, where dogs are welcome all year round.
Parking is available at the Marine Beach car park, post code PO20 0FP and toilets are nearby at Hillfield Road.



Selsey Bill

The southernmost tip of the peninsula, Selsey Bill is a great location for a walk, and dogs are welcome all year round. Swimming is not permitted here due to strong currents.
Parking is available a short walk away at the Marine Beach Car Park: postcode PO20 0FP


Selsey West Sands

Selsey’s West Sands is a long golden stretch of shore accessed from the West Sands, White Horse and Green Lawns holiday parks.

Are Selsey’s beaches dog friendly?

Dogs are welcome all year round on Marine and West Beaches, however seasonal restrictions are in place on East Beach from May to September.

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