Seaside Award beaches in Suffolk. Unlike the Blue Flag beach award, each country also has its own seaside award to signify a good standard of beach and facilities. The awards evaluate a beach on water quality, information displays, environmental management, safety and services.
Below we list the current Suffolk beaches that hold a Seaside Award.
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Find Suffolk Dog Friendly Beaches
Heading to the Suffolk coast with your dog and not sure if they are allowed on any beaches?
This Suffolk list of dog friendly beaches will help in planning your next trip to the beach, beaches for dogs near Suffolk
Our Suffolk dog friendly beach list currently has 4 Suffolk beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 5 beaches that have some dog restrictions, and there are no beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.
Suffolk Beaches allowing dogs
This list shows 4 Suffolk beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.
- Dunwich Heath Beach, Dunwich
- Gunton Denes Beach, Lowestoft
- Southwold The Denes Beach, Southwold
- Walberswick Beach, Southwold
Note, although dogs are allowed you are expected to keep control of your dog, clean-up after them and some beaches may require you to keep them on a lead. Please check local information sites for any restrictions.
Suffolk Beaches that have dog restrictions
This list shows 5 Suffolk beaches allowing dogs but with some restrictions. These restrictions could be a time of day, restricted zones, dogs to be kept on a lead or only allowed out of season. Check our beach information page for details of the restrictions in place.
- Southwold Beach, Southwold
- Aldeburgh Beach, Aldeburgh
- Kessingland Beach, Lowestoft
- Lowestoft South Beach, Lowestoft
- Claremont Pier North Beach, Lowestoft
Suffolk Beaches that do not allow dogs
We have no Suffolk beaches recorded that do not allow dogs at any time.
Suffolk Beaches that we have NO dog restriction information
This list shows 4 Suffolk beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.
- Felixstowe Beach, Felixstowe
- Pakefield Beach, Lowestoft
- Sizewell Beach, Leiston
- Dunwich Beach, Dunwich
If a Suffolk beach is not listed above then we have no information and you will have to check local beach information boards.
Note that we try to keep this dog beach information up to date but restrictions are set by local councils and occasionally we may miss a change.