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Hove Beach

Hove, City of Brighton and Hove

The beach is a sand/shingle beach with a large promenade close-by with access to shops and resuarants.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Toilets(including disabled)
Surf board hire
Shops and resuarants

Activities

Swimming
Surfing (west pier)
Sailing
Childrens areas
Water sports centre

Nature and Wildlife

Rockpools are good between Roedean and Saltdean at low tide. There is a cycle route the length of the seafront.

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

Yes

Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily. Both litter and dog bins are provided.

Dogs

Dogs are banned may-sept.

Awards and Recommendations

Quality Coast Award
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Location

Nearest town: Hove
County: City of Brighton and Hove
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8233, -0.171138
Postcode: BN3 2WJ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Nearest Railway Stations

Hove (Less than half a mile away)
Aldrington (About a mile and a half away)
Brighton (East Sussex) (About a mile and a half away)
Portslade (Approx. 2 miles away)
London Road (Brighton) (Approx. 2 miles away)

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

Parking

There is parking available for a charge.

Nearby Car Parks

Norton Road, Hove (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
King Alfred, Hove (Medium stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Haddington Street, Hove (Short stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Hove Station, Hove (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Regency Square, Brighton (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Russell Road, Brighton (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Churchill 2, Brighton (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
North Road, Brighton (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Brighton Theatre, Brighton (Long stay).
About 1.3 miles away
The Lanes, Brighton (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 1.3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Hove