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Pevensey Bay Beach

Eastbourne, East Sussex

This historical fishing village boasts a rural shingle beach, known as the landing place for William the Conqueror.

Beach Type



A visitor centre
Cafe along with amenities which include provisions for disabled visitors


Jet-ski'ing and sailing

Nature and Wildlife

Many Martello towers were built in this area as part of the Napoleonic defences of England in the early 1800's. these can still be found along the beach. There is also a nearby nature reserve.

Water Quality




Tourist Information

Eastbourne TIC 01323 411400 Cornfield Rd. Eastbourne BN21 4QL Tel: 01323 411400


Nearest town: Eastbourne
County: East Sussex
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8086, 0.352121
Postcode: BN24 6HX
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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From the A27 between Eastbourne and Bexhill. turn off in Pevensey and follow signs to Pevensey bay and beach. From Eastbourne town centre follow the A259 North East along the coast. direct to Pevensey bay.

Public Transport

In peak season. trains run from Pevensey Bay to the centre of town.

Nearest Railway Stations

Pevensey Bay (About a mile away)
Pevensey & Westham (About a mile and a half away)
Normans Bay (Approx. 2 miles away)
Hampden Park (Sussex) (Approx. 3 miles away)
Cooden Beach (Approx. 4 miles away)

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


Pay parking is available with disabled spaces.

Nearby Car Parks

Sea Road, Pevensey Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Bay North Road, Pevensey (Long stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Pevensey Castle, Pevensey (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Pevensey & Westham Station, Westham (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Peelings Lane, Westham (Long stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Langney Point (East), Eastbourne (Long stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Langney Point (West), Eastbourne (Long stay).
About 2 miles away
Antrim Court, Eastbourne (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Langney Rise, Eastbourne (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Sovereign Centre, Eastbourne (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Eastbourne