"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Brighton - Kemp Town Beach

Brighton is a large resort situated on the Sussex coast of the English Channel. Brighton Kemptown beach is east of Brighton Pier. The gravel and sand beach slopes steeply at first but levels off with more sand towards low water. Behind the beach there is the bustling Brighton promenade with many resort facilities.

Beach type: shingle & sand

Nearest town: Brighton

Local authority: Brighton and Hove City Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ324034


Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Brighton - Kemp Town Beach

  • Brighton Sewer Tours (0m)
  • Volks Electric Railway (0m)
  • Peter Pans Adventure Golf (0m)
  • The Brighton Treasure Trail (1m)
  • Brighton Sea Life Centre (1m)
  • Brighton Pier (1m)
  • Brighton Pier (1m)
  • Bowlplex Brighton (1m)
  • Royal Pavilion (1m)
  • Brighton Museum And Art Gallery (1m)
  • Brighton Fishing Museum (1m)
  • Brighton Marina (1m)
  • The Painting Pottery Cafe (1m)
  • LaserZone (1m)
  • Artist Studio (1m)
  • Brighton Toy and Model Museum (1m)
  • Toy and Model Museum (1m)
  • Kings Road Playground (1m)
  • Funplex (2m)
  • Preston Park (2m)
  • Booth Museum of Natural History (2m)
  • Preston Manor (2m)
  • King Alfred Leisure Centre (3m)
  • Hove Museum and Art Gallery (3m)
  • Grange Museum and Art Gallery (3m)
  • Hove Park (3m)
  • Westows Adventure Play Area (3m)
  • Saltdean Lido (4m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
187 High Street
East Sussex

Phone 01273 483 448
Email lewes.tic@lewes.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 20 March


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1027
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1029
Humidity 48%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1030
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1032
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
00:31 GMT
Low Tide
06:55 GMT
High Tide
12:46 GMT
Low Tide
19:09 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Highly popular shingle and sand beach serving one of Britain's most famous seaside resorts. Local attractions include the refurbished pier, fun fairs, arcades and local boutique shopping in The Lanes. Great cafe culture, and the annual Summer Pride Week festival.

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