"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Brighton - Palace Pier Beach

Brighton and Hove is a large resort situated on the Sussex coast of the English Channel. Brighton Central beach is west of Brighton Pier. The gravel slopes steeply at first but levels off with more sand towards low water. Behind the beach there is the bustling Brighton promenade with many resort facilities.

Beach type: shingle

Nearest town: Brighton

Local authority: Brighton and Hove City Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ315037


Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Brighton - Palace Pier Beach

  • Brighton Sea Life Centre (0m)
  • Brighton Pier (0m)
  • The Brighton Treasure Trail (0m)
  • Brighton Pier (0m)
  • Royal Pavilion (0m)
  • Brighton Fishing Museum (0m)
  • Brighton Museum And Art Gallery (0m)
  • LaserZone (0m)
  • The Painting Pottery Cafe (1m)
  • Brighton Sewer Tours (1m)
  • Kings Road Playground (1m)
  • Volks Electric Railway (1m)
  • Peter Pans Adventure Golf (1m)
  • Brighton Toy and Model Museum (1m)
  • Toy and Model Museum (1m)
  • Artist Studio (1m)
  • Bowlplex Brighton (1m)
  • Brighton Marina (2m)
  • Booth Museum of Natural History (2m)
  • Preston Park (2m)
  • Preston Manor (2m)
  • King Alfred Leisure Centre (2m)
  • Funplex (2m)
  • Hove Museum and Art Gallery (2m)
  • Hove Park (2m)
  • Westows Adventure Play Area (3m)
  • Grange Museum and Art Gallery (3m)
  • Saltdean Lido (4m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
187 High Street
East Sussex

Phone 01273 483 448
Email lewes.tic@lewes.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 14 August


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 89%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 75%
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Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 79%
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Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 83%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:45 BST
(00:45 GMT)
Low Tide
08:04 BST
(07:04 GMT)
High Tide
14:14 BST
(13:14 GMT)
Low Tide
20:26 BST
(19:26 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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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.

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