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Selsey - Hillfield Road Beach

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

At Selsey there is the unique Selsey Bill low headland that reaches 3 miles out to sea. The beach extends in both directions from the headland. The groyne-ribbed beach to the east is most popular, backed by the sea wall with shingle stretching to Pagham

Beach Type



Cafe and a play park


Windsurfing and diving

Nature and Wildlife

There are walks along the sea wall and a pond at the eastern beach. Pagham Harbour to the east is a nature reserve and a refuge for many species of birds. butterflies and plants. The Sidlesham Ferry Nature Trail. starting at the Visitors' Centre circles t

Water Quality

Not Tested



Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned once a week.

Tourist Information

Chichester Tourist Information Centre. 29a South Street. Chichester. West Sussex. PO19 1AH. Tel: 01243 539434


Nearest town: Bognor Regis
County: West Sussex
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7244, -0.795636
Postcode: PO20 0FP
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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There is direct access to the beach from the sea wall to the east of Selsey Bill.

Nearest Railway Stations

Bognor Regis (Approx. 7 miles away)
Chichester (Approx. 7 miles away)
Fishbourne (Sussex) (Approx. 8 miles away)
Bosham (Approx. 8 miles away)
Nutbourne (Approx. 9 miles away)

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


There is parking for 500 cars by the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Marine Gardens, Selsey (Unknown stay).
About 0 miles away
Recreation Ground, Selsey (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
East Street, Selsey (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
East Beach, Selsey (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Bracklesham Bay, Bracklesham Bay (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Sandy Road, Bognor Regis (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
Marine Drive, East Wittering (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
Northern Crescent, East Wittering (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
Avisford Recreation Ground, Bognor Regis (Unknown stay).
About 5.3 miles away
West Park, Bognor Regis (Unknown stay).
About 5.9 miles away

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