"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Pevensey Bay Beach

Pevensey Bay is a resort beach on the Sussex coast between Eastbourne and Hastings. The small town of Pevensey backs on to the beach. The beach is predominantly shingle, with shallow sand flats exposed at low water.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Eastbourne

Local authority: East Sussex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ658036


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Pevensey Bay Beach

  • Pevensey Castle and Old Court House (1m)
  • Isobel Kennett Crafts (2m)
  • Sovereign Centre Leisure Pools (2m)
  • Fort Fun (2m)
  • Shinewater Park (3m)
  • J C J Pottery (3m)
  • Princes Park (3m)
  • Super Splash (3m)
  • The Redoubt Fortress (3m)
  • Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway (3m)
  • Redoubt Fortress and Military Museum (3m)
  • Laser Quest Eastbourne (3m)
  • Lloyds Lanes Eastbourne (3m)
  • Treasure Island (4m)
  • Eastbourne Pier (4m)
  • Leos Play Den (4m)
  • The Play Station Eastbourne (4m)
  • Beckhurst Glass The Glass Studio (4m)
  • How We Lived Then (4m)
  • Observatory Science Centre (4m)
  • Gardens and Grounds of Herstmonceux Castle (4m)
  • The Lifeboat Museum (4m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Cornfield Road
East Sussex
BN21 4QA

Phone 0871 6630031
Email tic@eastbourne.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 20 March


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1027
Humidity 54%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1028
Humidity 47%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1030
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1032
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
00:30 GMT
Low Tide
07:12 GMT
High Tide
12:46 GMT
Low Tide
19:29 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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This historical fishing village boasts a rural shingle beach, known as the landing place for William the Conqueror.

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