Clean Bathing Beaches
The Marine Conservation Society have recommended hundreds of UK beaches as having excellent water quality for taking a dip. Their annual ‘Good Beach Guide’, http://www.goodbeachguide.co.uk/ launched on Tuesday 15th April 2014, states that 'One of the UK’s driest summers in recent memory has resulted in more bathing beaches than ever being ‘Recommended’ for their excellent water quality.
Local beaches on the peninsula - West Wittering, Bracklesham Bay, Selsey and Pagham, have all been given a 'Recommended', the highest award given by the MCS.
Follow this link to read more about the Good Beach Guide
West Wittering village lies to the east of the entrance to Chichester Harbour, behind the sand spit of East Head. Summer finds the village thronged with visiting tourists drawn by the beautiful sandy beaches. Standing at the mouth of Chichester Harbour, it is likely that the Romans founded some kind of small coastal defence here - certainly it was considered... Read More»
Selsey is a seaside town about seven miles (11 km) south of Chichester and lying at the southernmost point of the Manhood Peninsula. It is bounded to the west by Bracklesham Bay, to the north by Broad Rife (rife being the local word for stream or creek), to the east by Pagham Harbour and terminates in the south... Read More»
East Wittering and Bracklesham are two villages lying adjacent to each other in the attractive coastal setting of Bracklesham Bay. The villages are quietly removed from the hustle and bustle of busier towns, and are known for the fantastic expanses of sandy beach exposed at low tide. These extend along the coast to East Head . Watersports are an excellent... Read More»