Beach FAQs

Will the tide affect my visit to any of the Beaches at Bognor Regis

The beaches at Bognor Regis have both a high and low tide water marks. Although it is best to visit the beach at low tide for building sandcastles, it is still possible to sit on the shingle at high tide. For children, there is a beach on a beach facility at east beach, which can be used free of charge during the summer months. For tide times and to see where the tide is now in real time, please visit our live beach webcam.

What’s the bathing water quality like

Generally, the water quality is very good. The Foreshore Office at east beach can provide further information during your visit. During the summer months (May - September) there are also trained lifeguards on duty at east beach.

Accessibility to the sands

Due to the shingle sea defences, most of the beaches in Bognor Regis are not easily accessible to the actual sands at low tide with wheelchairs, prams and push chairs.

Public Toilets

All of the public toilets are managed by Arun District Council, and most beaches have one nearby. For a list of the public toilets in Bognor Regis, please see the public toilets section.

Can I take my dog to the beach

Yes you can. Some beaches though, do have restrictions during the summer season (1 May-30 September). For more information about taking you dog to the beach, please see the dog friendly beaches section.

Can I ride my horse on the beaches

Horses are not permitted on the beaches of Bognor Regis between 10am and 6pm on any day between 1st May and 30th September. For further information, please see the horses and the beach section.

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