Bracklesham Bay Beach in Bracklesham, West Sussex is a sandy beach backed by shingle and nestled in a gently shelved bay. The beach stretches for around 13 km (8 mi) from East Head to Selsey Bill and is very popular with families, especially at peak season.
The beach benefits from south-westerly winds coming in off the English Channel and is considered to be excellent for water sports. Available activities include swimming, scuba diving and snorkelling, surfing, sea kayaking and canoeing, sailing, wind surfing, water skiing, power boating, water skiing and fishing. The water quality has been recognised as excellent by the Marine Conservation Society.