The Beach Guide

Old Portsmouth Beach

Old Portsmouth Beach - Hampshire

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A shingle beach stretches all the way along the southern end of Portsea Island from Old Portsmouth to Eastney. Old Portsmouth Beach is located in the mouth of Portsmouth harbour, close to the historic old town. Good for fishing and swimming.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dog bins are provided but dogs are banned from the beach during May to September.

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Slipway

    Nearest town



    PO1 2LY

    OS grid ref.

    SZ 6297 9933

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating


    Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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