Visit our east beach pond a haven for wildlife and take a stroll around this haven, a great place to walk your children or dog. Maybe sit a while with a nice cup of tea from the refreshment bar. Walk along the promonade and see the moored boats or visit the lifeboat house.Play or sit on the beach. with so many options the time just runs out and you will wish to come again

East Beach

Walk along the sea wall and view the coastline. Watch the ships in the distance. Walk the dog and take in the sea air.

A great attraction is newly redesigned BMX circuit and ramps

Fantastic sunsets and sunrises with different weather to the mainland.A great place to view the stars at night

The new lifeboat station is at present being built to house the new lifeboat later this year

 

A Place For People and Wildlife

Located to the east of Selsey between Beach and East Beach Roads. Wheelchair and pushchair user friendly paths encircle the pond with seating and picnic tables available.In 2010 and 2011 the area was awarded“Gold” in the South East in Bloom Conservation Area category and the Green Pennant. Historically the site was marshy and a part of Selsey Common. The tram line between Chichester and Selsey ran to the south side in the area of the solid footpath.‘Beach’ station (built 1898) was approximately where the play area is today. In 2003 the pond was enlarged to cope with the increase of surface water following the further growth of Selsey. The pond and car park, if necessary, acting as water storage “tanks”. The mature Black Poplar tree seen on the island was once on the bank of the original pond. 2004, continue to manage the pond site, working with representatives from Chichester District Council and Selsey Town Council, for the benefit of wildlife and the community. Peole having a picnic or peacefully sitting,Willows being coppiced by local fishermen for their baskets The Selsey Model Boat Club launching their boats on a Sunday and Wednesday morning, Community Schools pond dipping, Wildfowl including Mallards, Mute Swans, Canada Geese, Heron,Common Gulls. Occasional visitors are Mandarin, Widgeon, Kingfisher and Water Rail. Bats, including the Pipistrelle Dragonflies and Damsels. And if you sit quietly you may be rewarded by a glimpse of one of Britain’ most endangered mammals, the very timid Water Vole
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