At Pakefield the wooden groynes stop and the beach has more shingle/pebbles than the pure sand of Lowestoft. Cliffs and beach attract fossil hunters. A Waveney District Council/KiteboardingUK.com approved Kite Read more [...]
Find The Nearest Beach Suffolk
Planning a trip to Suffolk and looking for the nearest beaches. The Suffolk Coast is an 80 km stretch of coastline and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), a favourite with Londoners as it is two hours from central London. Suffolk’s undisturbed countryside offers a diverse coast with plenty to offer from traditional seaside towns like Southwold and Lowestoft to remote stretches of sand and shingle.
The Amber Coast in Suffolk covers the beaches between Felixstowe in the south and Southwold to the north with this stretch of coast being a great place to look for amber, fossilised resin from the ancient forests, although raw amber looks like a dull brown/red stone and it is only when it’s polished that it comes to life.
Felixstowe has a five mile coastline on the Suffolk North Sea coast, between the estuaries of the Rivers Deben and Orwell. This stretch is sand and shingle beach gently sloping Read more [...]
Southwold beach is on a section of the Suffolk coast that is declared an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This is a sandy beach with well maintained wooden groynes and Read more [...]
Walberswick beach is a sandy beach with some pebbles that sits on the opposite side of the River Blyth to the much busier Southwold. The beach is popular with walkers Read more [...]
Dunwich Heath Coastal Centre and Beach. Remote and beautiful stretch of Suffolk coastline. Coastal lowland heath sandy cliffs and beach, rich in wildlife, offering tranquility and excellent views. The shingle Read more [...]
Kessingland beach is less popular and more barren than the nearby Suffolk beaches at Lowestoft and therefore is less popular with families but attracts sports like kitesurfing, buggying and landboarding. Read more [...]
The beach to the North of Claremont Pier is a sandy beach with zones in place for watersports. Facilities include beach chalet hire, summer lifeguards, toilets, shops, food, parking
Sizewell beach is a pebble/sand beach backed by grass, dunes and nuclear power stations. Sizewell is a small fishing village and fishing boats operate from the beach. The beach has Read more [...]
The Denes beach at Southwold is a quiet shingle beach backed by sand dunes and marshes less busy than the main Southwold beach. The beach is between the mouth of Read more [...]
Aldeburgh beach is a quiet and unspoilt shingle beach with some sand exposed at low tide. The beach shelves quite steeply to the sea and has a wide promenade running Read more [...]
Dunwich beach is part of a long shingle rural beach in Suffolk. Facilities include car parking, tearooms and toilets.
Gunton Denes beach is a sandy beach backed by sand dunes and is good for bird watching within the dunes. Facilities: parking, toilets, campsite.