"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Hove Beach

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

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Hove

Local authority: Brighton and Hove City Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ289042


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Hove Beach

  • King Alfred Leisure Centre (0m)
  • Hove Museum and Art Gallery (1m)
  • Kings Road Playground (1m)
  • Westows Adventure Play Area (1m)
  • Hove Park (1m)
  • LaserZone (1m)
  • Booth Museum of Natural History (1m)
  • Brighton Fishing Museum (1m)
  • The Painting Pottery Cafe (1m)
  • Toy and Model Museum (1m)
  • Brighton Toy and Model Museum (1m)
  • Royal Pavilion (1m)
  • Brighton Museum And Art Gallery (1m)
  • Brighton Pier (2m)
  • Brighton Pier (2m)
  • Brighton Sea Life Centre (2m)
  • Preston Park (2m)
  • Preston Manor (2m)
  • The Brighton Treasure Trail (2m)
  • Artist Studio (2m)
  • Brighton Sewer Tours (2m)
  • Volks Electric Railway (2m)
  • Peter Pans Adventure Golf (2m)
  • Bowlplex Brighton (3m)
  • Brighton Marina (3m)
  • Funplex (3m)
  • Adur Outdoor Activities Centre (5m)

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 17 October


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 71%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 69%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 73%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:05 BST
(03:05 GMT)
High Tide
10:24 BST
(09:24 GMT)
Low Tide
16:31 BST
(15:31 GMT)
High Tide
22:45 BST
(21:45 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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The beach is a sand/shingle beach with a large promenade close-by with access to shops and resuarants.

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