British Beaches

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Brighton - Portobello 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

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

Not Tested

Lifeguard

No

Cleaning and Litter

Beaches cleaned daily.

Dogs

Dogs restricted.

Location

Nearest town: Brighton
County: City of Brighton and Hove
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7916, -0.0418352
Postcode: BN2 8SQ
(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

Southease (Approx. 4 miles away)
Newhaven Town (Approx. 4 miles away)
Newhaven Harbour (Approx. 4 miles away)
Moulsecoomb (Approx. 5 miles away)
Brighton (East Sussex) (Approx. 5 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

Rottingdean Marine, Rottingdean (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 1 miles away
Fairlight Avenue, Peacehaven (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Rottingdean West Street, Rottingdean (Short stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Roderick Avenue South, Peacehaven (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Roderick Avenue North, Peacehaven (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Promenade, Peacehaven (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Steyning Avenue, Peacehaven (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Piddinghoe Avenue, Peacehaven (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
The Sports Park, Peacehaven (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Brighton Marina, Brighton (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Brighton