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 Wittering 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


The Lifeboat Inn is positioned in a lovely spot close to the sea front. They serve good quality food which you can enjoy outside with a lovely view.
You can find them on Albion Road at postcode PO20 0DJ for your sat navs. The pub is dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The Selsey To West Wittering Walk will take you west to West Wittering via the RSPB Medmerry Nature Reserve. The nearby reserve is a great place for cycling and walking with a wide variety of wildlife to see.
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

Selsey Bill public house, Selsey - - 2066932

Selsey Bill public house, Selsey

East Beach Pond, Selsey - - 3525469

East Beach Pond, Selsey. This little wildlife pond is located just north of Selsey Bill. There is an information board detailing the flora and fauna you can see at the site.

Selsey High Street - - 2078625

Selsey High Street

Sea defences at Selsey Bill - - 3167804

Sea defences at Selsey Bill


GPS Files

GPX File

Selsey Bill.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Selsey Bill.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)