- Bognor Regis Tourist Information
- The Regis Centre - Bognor Regis
- West Sussex PO21 1BL - United Kingdom
Whether you are visiting Bognor Regis on holiday or on Business, Bognor Regis Beach is well worth a visit. Awarded once again with the European Blue Flag, and Quality Coast Award, Bognor Regis has become known for one of the best stretches of beaches and coastline on the South Coast of England. The Beaches of Bognor Regis are perfect on those summer days for families to spend the the day. At low tide, the beaches reveal vast sands to build sandcastles, play beach cricket and just have fun on those summer days by the seaside.
The Main Town and shopping area of Bognor Regis is situated just a short distance from the beach. An Edwardian Arcade walk with it's glazed roof and wrought iron work, provides one of the links to the shopping area and the beach. Within the main pedestrianised shopping precinct, Cafés with outside seating areas, sit along side main high street retailers and floral displays. During the year, French Markets set up in the town, selling various quality foods. Car parking is convenient and plentyful for shopping around the town, and on the outskirts bigger retail outlets and superstores with their own car parks can be found.
Bognor Regis has a good amount of parking areas next to or very close to the beach and sea. These include car parks as well as road parking. Parking is mostly pay and display. Along the seafront there are many areas to park right near the beach. Car park charges do vary depending on the season.
There is plenty of parking (charges apply) on the doorstep. The Beach, like all of the beaches in Bognor Regis, comprises of shingle at the shore end, and at low tide, a large expanse of flat sand is revealed. There are fewer breakwaters and these are much lower in height than the other beaches. There is a refreshments facility which sells ice creams, snacks as well as tea and coffee near West Park and the Marine park gardens to the west of this beach.
To the east of the Pier entrance is East Beach. Close to the main town centre, pay and display parking is available next to the beach, as well as a car park close by. There is shingle at the shore end, and vast areas of flat open sands at low tide. Toilets are close by, and plenty of refreshments available along the promenade, as well as those in the town centre.
The beach at Felpham is composed of shingle at the shore end, and low tide reveals large expanses of flat sand very similar to Aldwick, East and West Beaches. One difference is that Felpham beach has more rock pools which are exposed at low tide. Along the peaceful promenade, there is plenty of seating situated within two greens along with a number of beach huts, which are privately rented or owned. There are also two Cafés and Felpham Yacht Club. During the summer weekends, sailing races take part offshore. Felpham Villiage is a short walk from the Beach. The well known poet, William Blake lived in Felpham, and his cottage can be seen in Blakes Road.
To the left of the Pier entrance is West Beach. With shingle on the shore end, and large expanses of flat sands at low tide, West Beach is great for the family and kids. A refreshments area with seating can be found on the promenade close by. The Royal Hotel overlooks the beach, and the Royal Norfolk Hotel is close by.
Authentic Thai Cuisine in a relaxed and contemporary setting with a selection of fine wines.
SmallFry is located on The Parade in Pagham, close to the Church Farm Holiday Park. Renowned locally, this family owned and run village chippy has something to offer all taste buds.
Things to see and do in and around Bognor Regis
Bognor Regis not only has one of the best beaches and stretches of coastline in the area, but also Bognor Regis has many visitor attractions, no matter what your interests or age.