"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

St. Leonards Beach

St. Leonards is a resort beach within the district of Hastings in East Sussex. The beach is predominantly shingle, with shallow sand flats exposed at low water. There is a rocky ledge in the east of the bathing water, which is exposed at low water. Above the beach is the urban backdrop of St. Leonards.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Hastings

Local authority: East Sussex County Council

OS Grid Reference: TQ798086


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near St. Leonards Beach

  • Hastings Museum and Art Gallery (1m)
  • Clambers Indoor Soft Play Centre (1m)
  • Clambers Play Centre (1m)
  • Battlezone Laser Hastings (1m)
  • Hastings Castle and 1066 Story (1m)
  • Alexandra Park (1m)
  • Hastings Adventure Golf (2m)
  • East Hill Cliff Railway (2m)
  • A Smugglers Adventure at St Clements Caves (2m)
  • Old Town Hall Museum (2m)
  • Curious About Hastings (2m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings (2m)
  • Shipwreck Museum (2m)
  • Fishermans Museum (2m)
  • Fishermen's Museum (2m)
  • Shipwreck Heritage Centre (2m)
  • Underwater World, Hastings (2m)
  • Cliff Railways (2m)
  • Smugglers Adventure (2m)
  • Pebsham Equestrian Centre (2m)
  • Bexhill Museum of Costume and Social History (3m)
  • Jumbos (4m)
  • Bexhill Leisure Centre (4m)
  • Egerton Park (4m)
  • Bexhill Museum (4m)
  • Broad Oak Park (4m)
  • 1940's swing dance (4m)
  • Carr Taylor Wines Ltd (4m)

Tourist Information

Hastings (Queens Square)
Tourist Information Centre
Queens Square
Priory Meadow
East Sussex
TN34 1TL

Phone 01424 451 111
Email hic@hastings.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 25 April


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 89%
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Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 59%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:03 BST
(01:03 GMT)
High Tide
08:16 BST
(07:16 GMT)
Low Tide
14:48 BST
(13:48 GMT)
High Tide
20:44 BST
(19:44 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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A sandy beach in the well-established seaside town of Hastings.

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