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Normans Bay Beach

Bexhill, East Sussex

This is a quiet beach which is pebbles at the top. with shingle and sand at low tide. At very low tide there is a large expanse of sand. An area towards Cooden beach is used by naturists.

Beach Type



There is a well-maintained toilet block
Disabled access to the beach and first-aid facilities

Nature and Wildlife

The beach is part of a long stretch of shingle with plenty of room to stretch your legs. There is a nature reserve and historic battery nearby.

Water Quality





No dog restrictions.

Awards and Recommendations

Quality Coast Award
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Battle & Bexhill Tourist Information Centre. Battle Abbey Gatehouse. Battle. East Sussex. TN33 0AD. Tel:01424 773721 Fax: 01424 773436. email: [email protected]


Nearest town: Bexhill
County: East Sussex
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8222, 0.388296
Postcode: BN24 6PR
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Access to the coast road is from the A259 either at Westham (to the South) or via Cooden (to the North).

Public Transport

Normans bay has a train station with a service every two hours. This is within walking distance forom the beach.

Nearest Railway Stations

Normans Bay (Less than half a mile away)
Cooden Beach (Approx. 2 miles away)
Pevensey Bay (Approx. 2 miles away)
Pevensey & Westham (Approx. 3 miles away)
Collington (Approx. 3 miles away)

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


Parking is limited close to the beach though there is parking 5 minutes walk away.

Nearby Car Parks

Sea Road, Pevensey Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Bay North Road, Pevensey (Long stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Cooden Beach Station, Bexhill (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
The Gorses, Bexhill (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Pevensey Castle, Pevensey (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Little Common (Birk Dale), Bexhill (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Peelings Lane, Westham (Long stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Pevensey & Westham Station, Westham (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Broad Oak Park, Bexhill (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Wartling Road, Wartling (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away

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Hotels and Guest Houses in Bexhill