"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Eastbourne Beach

Eastbourne beach is a resort beach situated between the chalk cliffs of Beachy Head and Eastbourne Pier. The beach is predominantly shingle, with shallow sandflats exposed at low water. Above the beach there is a promenade, followed by the urban backdrop of Eastbourne.

Beach type: sand & shingle

Nearest town: Eastbourne

Local authority: East Sussex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TV615981


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Award

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Things to see and do near Eastbourne Beach

  • The Lifeboat Museum (0m)
  • How We Lived Then (0m)
  • Eastbourne Pier (0m)
  • Beckhurst Glass The Glass Studio (1m)
  • Leos Play Den (1m)
  • Treasure Island (1m)
  • The Play Station Eastbourne (1m)
  • Redoubt Fortress and Military Museum (1m)
  • The Redoubt Fortress (1m)
  • Super Splash (1m)
  • Princes Park (2m)
  • Fort Fun (2m)
  • Sovereign Centre Leisure Pools (2m)
  • Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway (2m)
  • Beachy Head Countryside Centre (2m)
  • Laser Quest Eastbourne (2m)
  • Lloyds Lanes Eastbourne (2m)
  • Isobel Kennett Crafts (3m)
  • Shinewater Park (3m)
  • Seven Sisters Sheep Centre (4m)
  • Filching Manor Motor Museum (4m)
  • J C J Pottery (4m)
  • Pevensey Castle and Old Court House (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Cornfield Road
East Sussex
BN21 4QA

Phone 0871 6630031
Email tic@eastbourne.gov.uk

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Forecast for Sunday 19 May


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 11°C
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Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
Pressure 1008
Humidity 81%
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Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 13°C
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Pressure 1009
Humidity 76%
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Humidity 72%
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Max temp. 16°C
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Max temp. 15°C
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Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 13°C
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Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1010
Humidity 85%
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The beach is popular with visitors and residents alike. It is a shingle beach with sandy stretches at mid to low tide. Local features include the pier, bandstand, promenade and famed Floral Carpet Gardens which all form part of its resort heritage.

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