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Lee-on-Solent Beach

Gosport, Hampshire

A pleasant gently shelving shingle beach, overlooked by wide flat grass and suitable for recreation.

Beach Type

Shingle

Facilities

Cafe and restaurant
First aid
Toilets
Disabled toilets
Slipway (3)
Shops
There is a 'Pirates Cove' child play facility available

Activities

Swimming
Sailing
Fishing
Jet skiing
Windsurfing
Sea canoeing
Water skiing
Lee on Solent Sailing Club and Elmore Angling Club
Zoning of water sports is in place

Nature and Wildlife

There is a promenade from Elmore Angling Club in the East to Daedalus Slipway in the West. There is also a pleasant open grassland cliff top walk - start at Elmore Angling Club car park. There is vegetated shingle e.g. sea-kale and annual rocket at the be

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

No

Cleaning and Litter

The beach is manually cleaned which is permanently in place during the summer months.

Dogs

Dogs banned in signed controlled areas between 1st May - 30th September. Bins available (dog bins available off season).

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre Bus Station Complex South Street Gosport Hants PO12 1GP Tel: 023 9252 2944 Email: tic@gosport.gov.uk

Location

Nearest town: Gosport
County: Hampshire
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8008, -1.20283
Postcode: PO13 9LB
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Access

Leave M27 at junction 11 and take A32 to Gosport. Follow signs for Alverstoke/Stokes Bay then follow signs to Lee On Solent.

Public Transport

Nearest Train Station: Portsmouth Harbour Ferry. transfer to Gosport Bus Station. Bus to Lee on Solent

Nearest Railway Stations

Fareham (Approx. 3 miles away)
Portsmouth Harbour (Approx. 4 miles away)
Ryde Pier Head (Approx. 5 miles away)
Portsmouth & Southsea (Approx. 5 miles away)
Portchester (Approx. 5 miles away)

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

Parking

There are 314 car spaces. 13 disabled spaces. 5 coach spaces. There is a charge at Beach Road Car park on Sundays and Bank Holidays from the 1st April to 30th September.

Nearby Car Parks

Flower Buildings, Lee-on-the-Solent (Short stay).
About 0 miles away
Beach Road, Lee-on-the-Solent (Long stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Marine Parade No. 1, Lee-on-the-Solent (Short stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Marine Parade No. 2, Lee-on-the-Solent (Short stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Elmore, Lee-on-the-Solent (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Salterns Road - Promenade, Fareham (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Salterns Road, Fareham (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Nimrod Drive, Gosport (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Rowner Road, Gosport (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Stubbington Lane, Stubbington (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Gosport