Beaches in Hastings, East Sussex

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The beach guide has 3 beaches listed in and around the town of Hastings. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Hastings Beach (1.1 miles)

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    Hastings' main beach backs right onto the seafront of this established seaside resort town so you are never far away from the town's facilities and attractions. Backed by grand whitewashed Edwardian hotels and a two-layered promenade Hastings has all the credentials of a Great British seaside town. There is even a fine Victorian pier. But…

  • St. Leonards Beach (1.8 miles)

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    Popular sand and shingle beach just to the west of Hastings. The beach has something of a traditional British seaside feel and is backed by a promenade. There are plenty of facilities nearby.

    St Leonards-on-Sea is a popular family beach and also attracts watersport enthusiasts as it is great for windsurfing, kitesurfing, kayaking  and fishing.

    There is…

  • Bulverhythe Beach (2.5 miles)

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    Like so many beaches along the Sussex coastline Bulverhythe is predominantly shingle interspersed with groynes. It is a popular spot for swimming and water sports, and there are a good number of beach huts available for hire here.

    This beach is the site of the shipwreck 'the Amsterdam', the top of which is sometimes visible at…

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