Know before you go

Thinking of visiting one of our award-winning beaches? Find information to help you plan your trip here.  

Water quality  

The Environment Agency test popular bathing waters along our coastline to ensure the water is clean and safe. 

Weekly tests are taken at six points along our coastline from May to September. You can see the latest and historical results for each sample site: 


Knowing the times of high and low tides can help you plan your visit to our beaches. provides full details of tide times in Littlehampton and Bognor Regis . 


There are plenty of places to park when visiting Littlehampton and Bognor Regis beaches. We look after several car parks that give easy access to our seafront. 

 For directions and to check operating times and charges, please visit Car Parking. 


There’s much more to our beaches than just sun, sea and sand. You can find information on things to see and do on  SussexByTheSea


Public toilets are available at our most popular public beaches in Littlehampton, Climping, Felpham and Bognor Regis. 

Visit public toilets to find out about disabled and baby change facilities.  

During the summer season 1 May to 30 September, our toilets are open from 8am to 8pm.  


Well-behaved dogs are welcomed on our beaches, but during the summer months there are some rules for dog owners to follow.