Heacham Beach

Heacham Sands is split into the North and South beaches and is surrounded by holiday parks.

Although the beach is on the Norfolk East coast it actually faces West into the bay. This means the sea can be calmer than the open sea of other nearby Norfolk beaches. It also means you can get some spectacular sunsets.

Popular for outdoor activities including jet skis, kitesurfing and windsurfing.

Facilities include: toilets, parking on both North and South beach areas, beach huts, cafe and shops in the town.

Heacham Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Heacham Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches at Hunstanton, 28 beaches in Norfolk, or check our list of Norfolk Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Heacham Beach Water Quality

Water 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

Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 13.9℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Oct 02
Expect a temp in the range 11.5℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (W)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 8.5℃ to 9.6℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (NW)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 13.3℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 16.1℃ to 16.6℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (SW)

Hunstanton weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Heacham Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Heacham Beach is at Hunstanton 2.96 km (1.84 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Sat 01 Oct
   Low Tide at 03:43 (Height 1.57m)
   High Tide at 09:10 (Height 6.95m)
   Low Tide at 16:05 (Height 1.72m)
   High Tide at 21:31 (Height 6.45m)
Sun 02 Oct
   Low Tide at 04:19 (Height 1.87m)
   High Tide at 09:57 (Height 6.40m)
   Low Tide at 16:44 (Height 2.18m)
   High Tide at 22:19 (Height 5.96m)
Mon 03 Oct
   Low Tide at 05:10 (Height 2.25m)
   High Tide at 11:03 (Height 5.77m)
   Low Tide at 17:45 (Height 2.65m)
   High Tide at 23:31 (Height 5.52m)
Tue 04 Oct
   Low Tide at 06:29 (Height 2.52m)
   High Tide at 12:49 (Height 5.42m)
   Low Tide at 19:16 (Height 2.87m)
Wed 05 Oct
   High Tide at 01:15 (Height 5.47m)
   Low Tide at 08:16 (Height 2.39m)
   High Tide at 14:36 (Height 5.70m)
   Low Tide at 21:00 (Height 2.64m)
Thu 06 Oct
   High Tide at 02:43 (Height 5.91m)
   Low Tide at 09:51 (Height 1.88m)
   High Tide at 15:51 (Height 6.28m)
   Low Tide at 22:16 (Height 2.19m)
Fri 07 Oct
   High Tide at 03:47 (Height 6.52m)
   Low Tide at 10:58 (Height 1.34m)
   High Tide at 16:47 (Height 6.83m)
   Low Tide at 23:13 (Height 1.74m)

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