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Worthing Beach

Worthing, West Sussex

A gently sloping shingle beach revealing sand at low water with a pier and a promenade.

Beach Type

Sand and shingle


A lost child centre
First aid post
Including disabled toilets
Shops restaurants
Cafes and a slip-way


Windsurfing and fishing
There is zoning for water sports
Worthing festival - Last full weekend in July Worthing carnival - August bank holiday weekend

Nature and Wildlife

There is a cycle path around the eastern side of splash point.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily by worthing BC.


Dogs are banned and dog bins are provided.

Awards and Recommendations

Quality Coast Award

Tourist Information

Chapel Road. Worthing. BN11 1HL. 01903 221307 Seasonal office. Marine Parade BN11 3PX


Nearest town: Worthing
County: West Sussex
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8067, -0.383301
Postcode: BN11 3NT
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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From the A24 follow signs to the waterfront.

Public Transport

Buses 1. 700 and 23 visit the beach. nearest station is Worthing Central.

Nearest Railway Stations

West Worthing (About a mile away)
Worthing (About a mile away)
Durrington-on-Sea (About a mile and a half away)
East Worthing (Approx. 2 miles away)
Goring-by-Sea (Approx. 2 miles away)

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


Parking is available. a fee applies. Disabled parking available

Nearby Car Parks

Buckingham, Worthing (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Grafton, Worthing (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Montague Centre, Worthing (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Civic Centre, Worthing (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Union Place, Worthing (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
High Street, Worthing (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
High Street North, Worthing (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Teville Road, Worthing (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Broadwater Bridge, Worthing (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Brooklyn Avenue, Worthing (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Worthing