My walking route - Days Bay Homestay to the village, a different experience almost every day. The sand and gravel on this beach alternate with different winds & tides, providing very big changes in both environment and surface. It is sometimes sandy enough to use my Blokart or walk in bare feet, othertimes a bit stony. High tide or stoney is the time to walk on the dunes located behind the beach protected by the dunes from wind, but drenched in sun. It is very hard to think I am within 20 minutes of the city and no more than 500 meters from home by the time I reach the wharf. My favourite walk - just to get the groceries - tough but necessary.
2013 summer has seen very large crowds on Eastbourne beach, with parking at a premium and queues of cars for up to 2 km when it comes time to go home.
This beach is safe and easy, although sometimes a bit cool for swimming. Excellent snorkelling at the north end rocky point.
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