Do I need to book to go to West Wittering beach?

Do I need to book to go to West Wittering beach?

“Anyone planning a trip to West Wittering Beach this spring and summer will need to pre-book their parking to avoid the chance of being disappointed should they arrive to find the carpark is fully booked.” Visitors to West Wittering Beach may soon be met with unfamiliar fencing and bollards.

Can you walk into West Wittering?

Yes it is but it’s quite a walk as it’s not very accessible without a car and it’s in a rural spot with a lot of restricted parking around the local area. Are you allowed fires on the beach, for marshmallows? Fires definitely not allowed at West Wittering because of the fragile eco-balance and danger to flora & fauna.

What facilities are at West Wittering beach?

Although largely undeveloped there are facilities include toilets, showers, parking and a café. There are lifeguards in summer along with deck chair hire and surf lessons. As the tide retreats it leaves shallow lagoons of warm water – perfect for youngsters to splash and play.

Is West Wittering worth visiting?

One beach in particular has been named as one of the most desirable beaches in Britain – and is worth a visit any time of the year. As one of the few sandy beaches in Sussex, West Wittering is extremely popular in the summer months.

Does West Wittering beach have toilets?

Toilets & Showers There are 3 toilet blocks, all of which have disabled toilets, 2 include shower facilities. All of the taps on the estate are drinking water, there are several located along the road.

Can you go to West Wittering without parking?

Parking is not permitted overnight.

Can you walk from West Wittering beach to East Wittering beach?

Yes! You will pass by East Wittering which has a fish stall and ice cream shop right down by the beach as well as a fine array of cafes and shops further down it’s high street. If the tide is in it will be easier to walk on the path at the edge rather than the stones which pile up at the top of the beach.

Can you swim in West Wittering?

It’s a very long beach and it has lifeguards covering certain hours and weeks (basically peak times). The safe swimming area is relatively large. There are over 150 beach huts along the back of West Wittering beach.

Which is better East or West Wittering?

If you’re looking for a place to bathe, or build sandcastles, then West Wittering main beach is the place to go, but if you feel like walking out to explore a stunning natural environment then East Head is an ideal location. The beach here is very fragile and the sands are constantly shifting.

Which famous person lives in West Wittering?

In that time West Wittering has become a sought-after location and is now regarded as a celebrity hotspot. Other famous people who own homes in or around the village include actress Kate Winslet, The Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards and singer Michael Ball.

Are you allowed dogs on West Wittering beach?

Are dogs allowed on the beach? From the 1st May to 30th September dogs are excluded from the Blue Flag bathing zone between groynes numbered 14a to 18, which corresponds to the area in front of the beach huts – they are welcome elsewhere. From October to April dogs are welcome everywhere.

How much does it cost to park at West Wittering beach?

About West Wittering Beach Car Park

Season Parking Charge
Low Season – 1st November – 31st March Weekday 7am to 6pm – £2.00
Low Season – 1st November – 31st March Weekend and Bank Holidays 7am to 6pm – £4.00
Mid Season – April and October Weekday 7am to 8.30pm – £5.00

Which is the best beach in West Wittering?

Offering wonderful views of Chichester Harbour and the South Downs beyond, the natural and unspoilt sandy beach of West Wittering has been a favourite destination for a family day out for generations. The highest water quality and excellent facilities have made it one of the premier Blue Flag beaches in the country.

When was the last time West Wittering Beach was dirty?

Dirty when we arrived at 11.45, last checked according to their rota sheets on 30/6 (2 days before). Returned before leaving for home, toilets even worse, no toilet paper in most. Can’t be difficult to put a proper mirror in and get rid of the cobwebs everywhere.

What makes West Wittering beach a Blue Flag beach?

The highest water quality and excellent facilities have made it one of the premier Blue Flag beaches in the country. Click here to read more about the bathing water quality. The extensive acres of neatly mown grass close to the beach are perfect for parking, and picnics.

Do you need to sit outside at West Wittering?

Yes, you will need to sit outside though. Hi i have booked a parking space from 11am til 7pm…but on the West Wittering website it states that “any parking space booked prior to 4pm automatically starts at 7am”..