St Leonards Beach, East Sussex



St. Leonards beach, also known as Marina beach, runs westwards from the Hastings Pier. The beach is shingle and has large sandy areas as the tide goes out. The town of St. Leonards-on-Sea is often thought to be Hastings but although they are joined together, is a different town being full of Regency terraces and squares that back away from the seafront promenade.

Facilities include car parking, toilets, cafes, bars and restaurants short walk and seasonal lifeguards.

St Leonards Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

St Leonards Beach has dog restrictions. St Leonards beach, dogs banned from certain areas.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches around Hastings, 23 beaches in East Sussex, or check our list of East Sussex Dog Friendly Beaches.

Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
  • Good: generally good water quality
  • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
  • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.


Our 7 day weather forecast for Hastings in East Sussex

Expect a temp in the range 13.2℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 9.1 m/sec (NE)
Wednesday, Jun 23
Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (N)
Thursday, Jun 24
Expect a temp in the range 11.5℃ to 12.3℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Jun 25
Expect a temp in the range 15℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Jun 26
Expect a temp in the range 14.6℃ to 14.9℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Jun 27
Expect a temp in the range 15.5℃ to 15.8℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (NE)
Monday, Jun 28
Expect a temp in the range 16.2℃ to 16.5℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (ENE)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Our tide forecast for St Leonards Beach in East Sussex.

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