Heacham Sands is split into the North and South beaches and is surrounded by Read more [...]
Old Hunstanton Beach is a sandy beach with sand dunes and colourful beach huts.
Hunstanton is becoming a main beach for kitesurfing and is ideal to learn on due to the gentle shelving beach. Potential issue is high tide at Old Hunstanton in onshore winds as the cliffs can generate huge updrafts.
Car parking available.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Old Hunstanton Beach.
- Water Quality
Bathing Water QualityWater samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain tomorrow through Saturday, with temperatures falling to 7°C next Tuesday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy overnight.Today's Forecast
10->1651% 57% 12 mph
7:33 am 3:57 pmDangerously windy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Nov 22nd
12->1462% 76% 27 mph
7:35 am 3:55 pmWindy until evening and mostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Nov 23rd
8->1463% 60% 25 mph
7:37 am 3:54 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening, and windy overnight.Friday, Nov 24th
6->992% 96% 4 mph
7:38 am 3:53 pmWindy throughout the day and mostly cloudy in the morning.Saturday, Nov 25th
5->975% 39% 21 mph
7:40 am 3:52 pmBreezy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, Nov 26th
7->839% 66% 24 mph
7:42 am 3:51 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy in the afternoon.Monday, Nov 27th
6->872% 77% 12 mph
7:43 am 3:50 pmBreezy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, Nov 28th
5->766% 68% 22 mph
7:45 am 3:49 pm