GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Selsey Bill

2 miles (3 km)

This walk visits the southernmost point of Sussex in the town of Selsey. You can park at the East Beach car park to start your walk. From there it's a nice 1 mile walk along the pretty beach to Selsey Bill. After your walk you can enjoy refreshments in one of the cafes. The area is also well known for its excellent fresh fish huts.
The walk can be extended by visiting the nearby Pagham Harbour. It's located just to the north of Selsey and includes a fantastic nature reserve with thousands of wading birds.
If you head north west from the headland you can visit East and West Wittering with views of Bracklesham Bay. Here you can enjoy a walk through the sand dunes at East Head and pick up the long distance New Lipchis Way to take you into Chichester. You can also enjoy more nice walking trails around Chichester Harbour and Thorney Island.


PO20 0DL - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Selsey Bill OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Selsey Bill Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

For more walking ideas in the area see the Sussex Walks page.


Beach at Selsey Bill - - 2041304

Beach at Selsey Bill

Footpath, East Beach - - 765821

Footpath, East Beach. Built along the top of the sea defences with the green to the left giving some idea of the height. The Manhood Peninsula on which Selsey is located suffers badly from sea erosion with an estimated half a mile being lost in the south since Saxon times.

Slipway, East Beach - - 765827

Slipway, East Beach. At the northern end of the park that is located on the other side of the sea wall.

Boats, East Beach, Selsey - - 765814

Boats, East Beach


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Selsey Bill.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)