British Beaches

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Bracklesham Bay Beach

Bracklesham, West Sussex

Located in a sandy bay backed by shingle and a sea wall. The beach is excellent for a wide variety of water sports.

Beach Type



Including disabled facilities
Cafes and restaurants


Scuba diving
Sea canoeing
Power boating
Surf board hire
Water skiing and snorkelling

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned manually once a week.


Dogs are banned.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Chichester Tourist Information Centre South Street Chichester West Sussex Tel: 01243 534810


Nearest town: Bracklesham
County: West Sussex
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7601, -0.858525
Postcode: PO20 8JS
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around East Wittering, West Sussex at Explore Britain.


From Chichester A286 and B2198. Beach access by ramp and steps.

Public Transport

Bus routes 52 and 53.

Nearest Railway Stations

Bosham (Approx. 6 miles away)
Fishbourne (Sussex) (Approx. 6 miles away)
Chichester (Approx. 6 miles away)
Nutbourne (Approx. 6 miles away)
Southbourne (Approx. 7 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking is available including spaces for disabled people.

Nearby Car Parks

Bracklesham Bay, Bracklesham Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Marine Drive, East Wittering (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Northern Crescent, East Wittering (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
West Strand, West Wittering (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Westlands Lane, Birdham (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
The Street Shipyard, Itchenor (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Ship Canal, Birdham (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
East Street, Selsey (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Recreation Ground, Selsey (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Chichester Marina, Birdham (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Bracklesham