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 a monument to the Dutchmen who tried to escape to England by kayak during World War II to join the Allied Forces. Eight of them reached the English coast. The monument consists of a pair of crossed kayak paddles and a broken paddle that represents those that didn’t make the trip.
Facilities at the beach include car parking (pay and display), tearoom and toilets.
Dog Friendly Beach?
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Sizewell Beach.
Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 13 beaches in Suffolk, or check our list of Suffolk Dog Friendly Beaches.
Visit Sizewell Beach
Sizewell Beach, Sizewell Gap, Leiston, Suffolk IP16 4UH, United Kingdom
No Records Found
Sorry, no records were found. Please adjust your search criteria and try again.
Maps failed to load
Sorry, unable to load the Maps API.
7 Day Weather Forecast
Leiston weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Sizewell Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Sizewell Beach is at Minsmere Sluice 2.95 km (1.83 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.
Mon 27 Mar
High Tide at 01:55 (Height 2.47m)
Low Tide at 08:11 (Height 0.61m)
High Tide at 14:17 (Height 2.14m)
Low Tide at 20:21 (Height 0.65m)
Tue 28 Mar
High Tide at 02:47 (Height 2.24m)
Low Tide at 08:49 (Height 0.85m)
High Tide at 15:00 (Height 2.05m)
Low Tide at 21:10 (Height 0.77m)
Wed 29 Mar
High Tide at 04:03 (Height 2.04m)
Low Tide at 09:36 (Height 1.07m)
High Tide at 15:57 (Height 1.97m)
Low Tide at 22:26 (Height 0.88m)
Thu 30 Mar
High Tide at 05:40 (Height 1.96m)
Low Tide at 11:44 (Height 1.22m)
High Tide at 17:19 (Height 1.92m)
Fri 31 Mar
Low Tide at 00:25 (Height 0.83m)
High Tide at 07:04 (Height 1.98m)
Low Tide at 13:11 (Height 1.19m)
High Tide at 18:33 (Height 1.94m)
Sat 01 Apr
Low Tide at 01:30 (Height 0.73m)
High Tide at 08:20 (Height 2.08m)
Low Tide at 14:09 (Height 1.11m)
High Tide at 19:41 (Height 2.02m)
Sun 02 Apr
Low Tide at 02:22 (Height 0.63m)
High Tide at 09:07 (Height 2.17m)
Low Tide at 14:52 (Height 1.00m)
High Tide at 20:33 (Height 2.13m)
Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.
You may also like ...
In this 'you may also like' section we attempt to answer what else can I do? Here you have a list by order of being the closest some more beaches, things to see and do, accommodation, places to eat and upcoming events.
Where to stay ...
Beach: Sizewell Beach View: Fitting snugly into a hollow in the sand dunes behind the shingle of Sizewell beach. What’s on the menu?: Breakfasts, lunches, snacks, fish and chips, drinks Read more…
Beach: Dunwich Beach View: This is a beach hut directly on the sands. What’s on the menu?: Truly great fish and chips, to eat in their retro feel, diner-style restaurant or to take away. Read more…
Beach: Southwold Beach View: Located on Southwold seafront at the steps of the Lord Nelson pub, enjoy the sunshine at one of the outside sheltered tables gazing at the stunning views. What’s on the menu?: Open during the summer months, this sassy beach café serves the best Italian coffee, paninis/snacks, fab ice-creams. Read more…
Beach: Southwold Beach View: Enjoy the fabulous restored pier at Southwold which stretches into the sea and gives fabulous views back over the town and out into the North Sea. What’s on the menu?: Breakfasts, snack, drinks, cake and ice-creams, to eat in or take away. 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 beach backs onto a heath, large reedbeds and woodland. Click here for more details on the National Trust website Parking (free at beach but charged at Heath), toilets, good food, 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 alongside it. Fishing huts, sheds and working boats are dotted along the beach with freshly caught fish sold daily. Just south of the beach at Aldeburgh is Orford Ness, which Read more…
Dunwich beach is part of a long shingle rural beach in Suffolk. Facilities include car parking, tearooms and toilets. 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 as it is rural and consists of a sandy beach, backed by sand dunes and the Walberswick Nature Reserve. There is a small ferry in the summer that takes you across the river Read more…
Leiston Abbey was formerly known as St Mary’s Abbey. Founded in 1182 at Minsmere by Ranulf de Glanville, Lord Chief Justice to Henry II. The only remains of the old site are the ruins of the Abbey chapel. In 1363 the Abbey was transferred to Leiston, and its patron, Robert de Ufford, 1st Earl of Suffolk, devoted his last years Read more…
Dunwich Heath is an area of coastline on the Suffolk coast near to Saxmundham. Rich in wildlife, you can explore the sandy cliffs and beach as well as the heath which bursts into colour during the summer months, The heath is home to several rare species including nightjars, woodlark and adders. Here you can really escape from it all as Read more…
Aldeburgh lifeboat station was established in 1851. The station has an RNLI shop. Read more…
Dunwich although today is a small village has a lot of history. Over the centuries Dunwich has been a Roman fort, the capital of a Saxon Kingdom. During the 11th century it was a large port and market town on the east coast. All of it has been lost to the North Sea except for the ruins of the 13th Read more…