A dark blue with light blue bottom boat called Dream Catcher on the shingle at east beach with a lobster pot to its left.  The clouds are creating cotton wool white shapes within the blue sky as the sun captures the sea water
Dream Catcher on East Beach, courtesy of CoastalJJ
A couple walk along the sand at  Bill Point beach during low tide as the sun sets.  The Isle of Wight can be seen in the background and sea birds flying overhead
Low Tide at Sunset on Selsey's Sandy Beach, courtesy of CoastalJJ
The tide out at Oval Field Beach revealing a sandy stretch
Sands at Oval Beach, courtesy of CoastalJJ
RSPB Medmerry photograph shot in the Summer capturing the wild flowers and the encroaching sea in the background
RSPB Medmerry in Summer, courtesy of CoastalJJ
The clouds above being reflected in the water below
Sky reflected in the waters at Pagham Harbour, courtesy of CoastalJJ
RSPB Medmerry Beach at Low tide
RSPB Medmerry Beach at low tide, courtesy of CoastalJJ

May 25

Saturday

Experience the thrill of Selsey CC - 1st XI taking on East Preston CC - 1st XI in the Sussex Cricket League - Division 7 West 2024!

May 26

Sunday

Selsey is fortunate to have an accessible shore dive along East Beach, that allows you to explore the Marine Conservation Zone laying just off the beach. We have regular and seasonal visitors that include cat sharks, rays, pipefish, seahorses, nudibranchs, crabs, wrasse, anemones and much more. With a maximum depth of 6 metres there is plenty of time for exploring, creature spotting and for taking pictures.

Join us in supporting the vital work of RNLI Selsey Lifeboat! Lace up your walking shoes and embark on a journey along serene coastal paths and through the stunning Sussex countryside around Selsey. Every step you take will make a difference in raising funds for RNLI Selsey Lifeboat, ensuring they can continue their lifesaving mission at sea. Sign up now, and let's make waves of change together!

May 27

Monday

Clear out your clutter and make some cash, or snag some fantastic bargains at our Car Boot Sale! It's the perfect opportunity to declutter your home while supporting a great cause - the Selsey Community Forum.

May 28

Tuesday

Explore the wonders of mud and its inhabitants! Join us to discover the diverse wildlife thriving in our mud, then unleash your creativity by crafting mud-loving creatures. Dive in and let's unearth the mysteries together!

May 30

Thursday

Discover the world of frogs and toads at Discovery Day, exploring their extraordinary lives and adaptations. Encounter various creatures in our Discovery Zone, then unleash your creativity by crafting mythical or real beasts

June 01

Saturday

Selsey is fortunate to have an accessible shore dive along East Beach, that allows you to explore the Marine Conservation Zone laying just off the beach. We have regular and seasonal visitors that include cat sharks, rays, pipefish, seahorses, nudibranchs, crabs, wrasse, anemones and much more. With a maximum depth of 6 metres there is plenty of time for exploring, creature spotting and for taking pictures.

Get introduced to the key principles and techniques for Nature and also Close-up/Macro Photography at this RSPB Workshop.

June 02

Sunday

The SSI Marine Ecology Course provides a general introduction to the complex subject of marine ecology.

Selsey Open Gardens 2024, explore a variety of gardens in their coastal environment.

June 03

Monday

Join the Selsey Camera Club league competition judged by Pietro Rocchiccioli. The Club welcomes all photographers, from enthusiastic beginners to professionals, phone camera to DLSRs.

June 04

Tuesday

Join the swim school at Mulberry Marine Experiences

Batty about bats! Bat-detectors in hands, we’ll discover which bats call Pagham Harbour their home and even decipher a little of what they are saying as we listen in on their batty conversation on a June evening!

June 06

Thursday

As the sun sets over the picturesque horizon of East Beach, Selsey, we invite you to honour a pivotal moment in history. On June 6th, 1944, the world witnessed the bravery and sacrifice of countless heroes during the D-Day landings. Now, on the 80th anniversary, we gather to commemorate their indomitable spirit and unwavering courage. Let us come together to remember, reflect, and reaffirm our commitment to peace and freedom. We look forward to welcoming you to East Beach Green, Selsey.

June 07

Friday

Marine Life walks will introduce you to the marine residents of the intertidal zone, and give you insights into their daily life.

June 08

Saturday

Snorkelling offers you a fantastic chance to get close to shy marine residents. Maybe you have snorkelled on holiday but not considered doing it in the UK or are uncertain of what you can see on the South Coast of England. Whilst it is true, the water temperature is less than the Caribbean it is often 18 degrees plus in the summer months. With a thin wet suit, you can have hours of fun!

Join us for a brew and chance to encounter these fascinating insects. There are over 2500 species of moth in the UK and they come in all shapes, sizes and colours. We’ll be introducing you to some of these marvellous creatures when we open our trap and there will be opportunities for photographs too.

Catch the intense showdown between Selsey CC - 1st XI and Littlehampton, Clapham & Patching CC - 2nd XI in the Sussex Cricket League - Division 7 West 2024!

Dive into a night of rhythm and soul, all for a lifesaving cause! Join us at Selsey Lifeboat Station for an electrifying evening featuring the sensational sounds of Supersonic Soul, a nine-piece 60s soul band that will have you grooving all night long. But that's not all - be mesmerized by the enchanting melodies of local rising star Mia Reed as she serenades us with her indie-folk pop tunes.

Snorkelling offers you a fantastic chance to get close to shy marine residents. Maybe you have snorkelled on holiday but not considered doing it in the UK or are uncertain of what you can see on the South Coast of England. Whilst it is true, the water temperature is less than the Caribbean it is often 18 degrees plus in the summer months. With a thin wet suit, you can have hours of fun!

June 11

Tuesday

Marine Life walks will introduce you to the marine residents of the intertidal zone, and give you insights into their daily life.

Join the swim school at Mulberry Marine Experiences

June 13

Thursday

Marine Life walks will introduce you to the marine residents of the intertidal zone, and give you insights into their daily life.

Experience free of charge, 'Our lives: Our Sea Forest', a BBC documentary on ocean recovery. See how our funds have made an impact, explore the underwater tale, and engage with conservationists. Dive in for a deeper understanding of our seas' journey to restoration.

June 15

Saturday

Snorkelling offers you a fantastic chance to get close to shy marine residents. Maybe you have snorkelled on holiday but not considered doing it in the UK or are uncertain of what you can see on the South Coast of England. Whilst it is true, the water temperature is less than the Caribbean it is often 18 degrees plus in the summer months. With a thin wet suit, you can have hours of fun!

Discover the wonders of RSPB Pagham Harbour! Join our friendly guides for a guided walk along the West Side of our reserve towards Church Norton. We'll help you find and identify our summer birds, wildlife, and flora. Come and explore the natural beauty that calls our reserve home.

June 17

Monday

Join the Selsey Camera Club at their print of the year and digital image of the year competition. The Club welcomes all photographers, from enthusiastic beginners to professionals, phone camera to DLSRs.

June 18

Tuesday

Join the swim school at Mulberry Marine Experiences

June 19

Wednesday

The SSI Marine Ecology Course provides a general introduction to the complex subject of marine ecology.

June 21

Friday

Snorkelling offers you a fantastic chance to get close to shy marine residents. Maybe you have snorkelled on holiday but not considered doing it in the UK or are uncertain of what you can see on the South Coast of England. Whilst it is true, the water temperature is less than the Caribbean it is often 18 degrees plus in the summer months. With a thin wet suit, you can have hours of fun!

Welcome to the UK's best kept secret!! 

Selsey is a unique seaside town, rich in history and wildlife, at the most southernly tip of West Sussex, 8 miles out into the Solent. With more sunlight hours than anywhere in the UK it is a true destination. Steeped in the tradition of fishing and internationally famous for its seafood, Selsey is one of the last remaining towns on the South Coast where fishermen can be witnessed bringing in the fresh catch. 

Walking in Selsey

Selsey has a variety of downloadable walking trails via our web app . Trails designed to introduce and explore its rich heritage, wildlife and beautiful natural environment.

Follow the family friendly Bucket and Spade Parade to explore some of Selsey's outdoor spaces, playgrounds and beaches.

Uncover Selsey's rich heritage by walking the History of Service trail and discover the part that Selsey, it's residents and visitors have played during times of conflict.

Seek out the wildlife that makes it's home here through the Sea Life Treasure Hunt and East Beach Pond Wildlife Hunt. 

Walk this way...

Selsey's Beaches

Selsey is surrounded by beaches on all but the northern side, with its bathing water rated as excellent. Selsey caters for many water activities, experiences and interests.

Selsey Lifeboat Station

Discover Selsey’s working Lifeboat Station complete with crew on duty 24/7. The visitors centre and Lifeboat shop is open from 10.30am until 3.30pm from Tuesday through to Saturday.

Selsey Seafood

Selsey is famous for it's sea food and you can buy it right here, fresh from the waves. Track down the freshest ingredients and then try some tasty recipes.

Selsey in the News

Read news articles about Selsey.

Selsey Seal Trail

A public arts grant has allowed the creation of a Seal Art Trail, promting the exploration of Selsey, its rich culture, heritage and natural habitats. Designed to include a seat, bike racks, a working telescope and bug hotel.

Tide Times & Weather Forecast

Selsey is shaped by the sea and its tidal movement. Low tide reveals its sandy beach and uncovers pathways around the coastline.  Plan your day and harmonize with the sea. 

This site uses the latest technology of PWA (progressive web app) to minimise your data usage and loss of connectivity, whilst delivering an efficient and fast browsing experience when out and about exploring Selsey.   To find out how to download the web app Click Here.