Rye Harbour (7m) – Rye
Fishing boats and net shops. Rye is a maritime maze of Medieval and Georgian buildings.
Camber Sands (12m) – Old Lydd Road, Camber, Rye TN31 7RH
This 2 mile stretch of sandy shore features the region’s only natural sand dune wildlife habitat, perfect for relaxing on a sunny day with an ice cream.
Hastings Sea Front (12m) – A259, Hastings
Europe’s largest beach-launched fishing fleet can be seen here and you can also enjoy the picturesque Old Town. Hastings Beach sand and shingle beach with good swimming and lifeguard cover. Many features and facilities at one end, quiet at the other.
St Marys Bay (22m) – Romney Marsh, Kent
Long stretch sandy beach which stretches north to Dymchurch and south to Littlestone-on-Sea.
Bexhill-on-Sea (20m) – East Sussex
The Edwardian seaside resort is the birthplace of British motor racing.
Pevensey Bay Beach (24m) – East Sussex
Pebble beach and landing point for both the Romans and the Normans.
Dungeness Beach (26m) – Lydd, Kent
Definitely for exploring, this is a visually dramatic shingle beach with RSPB hides and lots of local wildlife. No swimming, no immediate facilities.
Eastbourne Beach (28m) – East Sussex
Sand, shingle and pebble beach with water sports and swimming opportunities.