Find Nearest Beaches in East Sussex

Planning a trip to the East Sussex coast and looking for where the nearest East Sussex beach is, our UK beach lists and beach search will help you discover the nearest beach to me.  Then for each East Sussex beach, we will answer questions around location, rural or town, sandy or pebble, rockpools, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, bathing water quality, closest beach cafes and provide general information on the beach, its facilities and the surrounding area.

When on a beach page use our tools to expand your search to nearby seaside villages, towns and the surrounding East Sussex coast for things to see and do or places to eat.

If you are looking for an award-winning beach, you can browse our UK Blue Flag lists or our UK Seaside Award lists.

Have a dog? Finding a dog-friendly beach can be hard work and our dog-friendly beach lists will help direct you to the best locations allowing dogs.

Finding the best beach in East Sussex is easy – explore the beach links below, to find the closest beach just hit the “Find Near Me” button or use the search bar to plan where your next East Sussex beach visit should be.

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Find East Sussex Dog Friendly Beaches

Heading to the East Sussex coast with your dog and not sure if they are allowed on any beaches?

This East Sussex list of dog friendly beaches will help in planning your next trip to the beach, beaches for dogs near East Sussex

Our East Sussex dog friendly beach list currently has 3 East Sussex beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 16 beaches that have some dog restrictions, and there are no beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.

East Sussex dog friendly beaches East Sussex Beaches allowing dogs

This list shows 3 East Sussex beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.

  1. Cooden Beach, Bexhill
  2. West Quay Beach, Newhaven
  3. Normans Bay Beach, Pevensey

Note, although dogs are allowed you are expected to keep control of your dog, clean-up after them and some beaches may require you to keep them on a lead. Please check local information sites for any restrictions.

East Sussex beaches with dog restrictions East Sussex Beaches that have dog restrictions

This list shows 16 East Sussex beaches allowing dogs but with some restrictions. These restrictions could be a time of day, restricted zones, dogs to be kept on a lead or only allowed out of season. Check our beach information page for details of the restrictions in place.

  1. Brighton Beach, Brighton
  2. Camber Sands Beach, Rye
  3. Eastbourne Wish Tower to Pier Beach, Eastbourne
  4. Eastbourne East Beach, Eastbourne
  5. Bexhill Beach, Bexhill
  6. Jurys Gap Beach, Rye
  7. Cuckmere Haven Beach, Seaford
  8. Eastbourne Seafront Beach, Eastbourne
  9. Western Parade Beach, Eastbourne
  10. Hastings Beach, Hastings
  11. Bulverhythe Beach, Hastings
  12. Saltdean Beach, Brighton
  13. Seaford Bay Beach, Seaford
  14. Seaford Dane Beach, Seaford
  15. St Leonards Beach, Hastings
  16. Winchelsea Beach, Rye

East Sussex Beaches that do not allow dogs East Sussex Beaches that do not allow dogs

We have no East Sussex beaches recorded that do not allow dogs at any time.

East Sussex Beaches that we have NO dog restriction information

This list shows 4 East Sussex beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

  1. Birling Gap Beach, Eastbourne
  2. Covehurst Bay Beach, Hastings
  3. Newhaven Harbour Beach, Newhaven
  4. Pevensey Bay Beach, Eastbourne

  5. If a East Sussex beach is not listed above then we have no information and you will have to check local beach information boards.

    Note that we try to keep this dog beach information up to date but restrictions are set by local councils and occasionally we may miss a change.