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Eastney Beach

Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

A straight 1km long shingle beach backed by the main seafront road. It is situated at the eastern undeveloped end of Southsea seafront.

Beach Type



Including facilities for disabled people; camp site and caravan park


Windsurfing and fishing
The beach is zoned for windsurfing

Nature and Wildlife

There is interesting shingle vegetation at the beach including many rare plant species.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily through the summer by the council. There are bins on the beach.


There are also dog bins though dogs are banned from May to September.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Portsmouth Tourist Information Centre. Tel: 02392 826722. Email: [email protected]


Nearest town: Portsmouth
County: City of Portsmouth
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7843, -1.04238
Postcode: PO4 9NB
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


From the A27 turn off onto the A2030. Take the A288 and Eastney is signposted off to the left. There is Echelon parking along the road immediately behind the beach.

Public Transport

There is a "summer seafront" bus service. The nearest train station is Portsmouth and Southsea.

Nearest Railway Stations

Fratton (About a mile and a half away)
Portsmouth & Southsea (Approx. 2 miles away)
Portsmouth Harbour (Approx. 3 miles away)
Hilsea (Approx. 3 miles away)
Cosham (Approx. 4 miles away)

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


There is parking available for approximately 300 cars and there are spaces for the disabled. A fee is charged for parking.

Nearby Car Parks

Fort Cumberland Road, Portsmouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Ferry (Beachlands), Hayling Island (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Seafront Canoe Lake, Portsmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Goldsmith Avenue, Portsmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Fratton Station, Portsmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Somerset Road, Portsmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
West (Beachlands), Hayling Island (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Tangier Road, Portsmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Nancy Road, Portsmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Bradford Road, Portsmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Portsmouth