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East Wittering Beach

Chichester, West Sussex

A typical south coast shelving shingle beach with groynes and where the waves have a tendency to 'dump' at high tide. At low tide it is sandy with extensive shallows.

Beach Type





Windsurfing and kite surfing

Nature and Wildlife

Walk along the beach to nearby west-wittering

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Chichester TIC 29a South Street Chichester West Sussex PO19 1AH Tel: 01243 775888 Email: [email protected]


Nearest town: Chichester
County: West Sussex
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7575, -0.865678
Postcode: PO20 8QR
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Chichester, West Sussex at Explore Britain.


Accessed through Chichetster. take the A286 and follow signs to East Wittering.

Public Transport

Bus service 52/53: Witterings. Birdham. Bracklesham. East Wittering. West Wittering. Chichester.

Nearest Railway Stations

Bosham (Approx. 6 miles away)
Fishbourne (Sussex) (Approx. 6 miles away)
Chichester (Approx. 6 miles away)
Nutbourne (Approx. 6 miles away)
Southbourne (Approx. 7 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There is a small car park on the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Bracklesham Bay, Bracklesham Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Marine Drive, East Wittering (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Northern Crescent, East Wittering (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
West Strand, West Wittering (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Westlands Lane, Birdham (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away
The Street Shipyard, Itchenor (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Ship Canal, Birdham (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away
Recreation Ground, Selsey (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
East Street, Selsey (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Marine Gardens, Selsey (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Chichester