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Hill Head BeachBeaches and Coastal Areas

There are a number of beaches located within the Borough of Fareham.

Map of the locations of beaches and slipways

Beach facilities and Moorings

Moorings

The council does not own the foreshore, but holds a lease from the Crown which entitles it to licence a limited number of mud moorings at Fareham Creek. For further information or to add you details to the waiting list please contact 01329 236100 or email customerservices@fareham.gov.uk.

Beach Huts

Fareham has two Beach Huts locations at Hill Head, the first is at Monks Hill which has 60 sites available and the second being at Cliff Road, which has 105 sites.

Beach Huts at Hill Head        a view of beach huts and sea

Hill Head Promenade

Find out more about the promenade and the coastal defences in general.

Car parks

There are public car parks at:

Public toilets

The following foreshore locations have public toilets which are open all year:

Water based activities

Fareham CreekSailing clubs in Fareham

There are a number of sailing clubs based in Fareham, details of some of the clubs are listed below.

Kitesurfing

Kitesurfing clubs operate on an 'as-and-when' floating basis from Salterns Park:

They work to a voluntary Code of Practice agreed with the Council. Link Self-regulation is encouraged.

Jet skiing

You can take part in jet skiing from the Daedalus slipway near Lee-on-the-Solent and specific lanes to use are marked by buoys leading to the open sea. Occasionally, there is water skiing from this slipway, with the Solent Skiers Association External Hyperlink

Swimming

There are a number of designated swimming areas along the Hill Head foreshore. Shack Sharks External Hyperlink are an active group of open water swimmers.

Safety information and codes of practice

Safety is an important consideration when we manage the Borough's beaches and slipways. There are potential risks with using them. Please be aware of hidden groynes, submerged rocks and the many activities taking place. We also ask you to be aware of the environment and the protected wildlife habitats along the coastline.

Codes of practice

All kitesurfers along Hill Head foreshore are encouraged to work within a safety code of practice. Details of these codes of conduct can be found on the following website:

If you require any further information please contact the Leisure and Community Divison on 01329 236100 or email customerservices@fareham.gov.uk.

Beach management

Fareham Borough Council does not own the beaches and slipways but holds a lease from the Crown Estate. As part of Beach management we monitor water quality.

There are a number of Byelaws and restricted activities in the the coastal areas and information about taking your dog to the beach.

Useful Contact Details

A list of useful contact details for organisations relating to the foreshore.



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Fareham Borough Council, Civic Offices, Civic Way, Hampshire, PO16 7AZ
Tel: +44 (0) 1329 236100 | Mobile Text/Photo: 07876 131415 | Fax: +44 (0) 1329 550576
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