"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Hastings Beach

Hastings is a resort beach within the district of Hastings in East Sussex. The beach is predominantly shingle, with shallow sand flats exposed at low water. Alexandra Park Stream drains into the sea via an outfall pipe across the beach, which also is exposed at low water. A promenade is above the beach with the urban backdrop of Hastings.

Beach type: Sand/shingle

Nearest town: Hastings

Local authority: East Sussex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ820091


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Hastings Beach

  • Hastings Adventure Golf (0m)
  • East Hill Cliff Railway (0m)
  • Hastings Castle and 1066 Story (0m)
  • Old Town Hall Museum (0m)
  • A Smugglers Adventure at St Clements Caves (0m)
  • Curious About Hastings (0m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings (0m)
  • Shipwreck Museum (0m)
  • Fishermans Museum (0m)
  • Battlezone Laser Hastings (0m)
  • Clambers Play Centre (0m)
  • Fishermen's Museum (0m)
  • Shipwreck Heritage Centre (0m)
  • Underwater World, Hastings (0m)
  • Cliff Railways (0m)
  • Smugglers Adventure (0m)
  • Clambers Indoor Soft Play Centre (1m)
  • Hastings Museum and Art Gallery (1m)
  • Alexandra Park (1m)
  • 1940's swing dance (3m)
  • Pebsham Equestrian Centre (4m)
  • Carr Taylor Wines Ltd (4m)
  • Bexhill Museum of Costume and Social History (5m)

Tourist Information

Hastings (Queens Square)
Tourist Information Centre
Queens Square
Priory Meadow
East Sussex
TN34 1TL

Phone 01424 451 111
Email hic@hastings.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 24 May


Chance of rain 72%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 95%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 85%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 74%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 75%
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Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 83%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 25%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:46 BST
(00:46 GMT)
High Tide
07:49 BST
(06:49 GMT)
Low Tide
14:23 BST
(13:23 GMT)
High Tide
20:11 BST
(19:11 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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Hastings is an established seaside resort with long sand and shingle beaches and plenty of facilities and entertainment.

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