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Brighton - Kemp Town Beach

Brighton, City of Brighton and Hove

Highly popular shingle and sand beach serving one of Britain's most famous seaside resorts. Local attractions include the refurbished pier, fun fairs, arcades and local boutique shopping in The Lanes. Great cafe culture, and the annual Summer Pride Week festival.

Beach Type

shingle & sand

Facilities

Town
Shops
Restaurants/cafes
Toilets
Pier
Arcades
Funfairs

Activities

Swimming
Surfing
Seafront promenade walks
Kite flying
Many summer festivals

Nature and Wildlife

Coastal walks include the famous Seven Sisters path along the south coast.

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

Yes

Cleaning and Litter

Beaches cleaned daily.

Dogs

Dogs restricted.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Location

Nearest town: Brighton
County: City of Brighton and Hove
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8158, -0.121753
Postcode: BN2 1EN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Access

Bottom of A23 from London. A27 south coast road.

Public Transport

Main station for national coaches. buses and trains

Nearest Railway Stations

Brighton (East Sussex) (About a mile and a half away)
Moulsecoomb (About a mile and a half away)
London Road (Brighton) (Approx. 2 miles away)
Hove (Approx. 2 miles away)
Preston Park (Approx. 3 miles away)

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

Parking

Plentiful parking. charges generally apply.

Nearby Car Parks

Black Rock, Brighton (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Brighton Marina, Brighton (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Carlton Hill, Brighton (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 0.8 miles away
The Lanes, Brighton (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Brighton Theatre, Brighton (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
North Road, Brighton (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Trafalgar Street, Brighton (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Oxford Court, Brighton (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Churchill 2, Brighton (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Russell Road, Brighton (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Brighton