Southwold The Denes Beach

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 the river Blyth and the historical seaside town of Southwold.

Popular with walkers or those wanting a rural beach.

The beach has toilets, parking and summer lifeguards with more facilities just a short walk away at Southwold.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Southwold The Denes Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Southwold The Denes Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 13 beaches in Suffolk, or check our list of Suffolk Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Place Category: Beaches

Southwold The Denes 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 3.4℃ to 4.5℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Mar 28partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Mar 29cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 8.4℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Mar 30cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 10.7 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Mar 31heavyrain
Expect a temp in the range 8.9℃ to 10℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Apr 01rain
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Apr 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.6℃ to 5.4℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (NE)

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

Southwold The Denes Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Southwold The Denes Beach is at Southwold 0.97 km (0.60 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 01:50 (Height 2.43m)
   Low Tide at 07:56 (Height 0.73m)
   High Tide at 14:12 (Height 2.18m)
   Low Tide at 20:06 (Height 0.76m)
Tue 28 Mar
   High Tide at 02:42 (Height 2.26m)
   Low Tide at 08:34 (Height 0.92m)
   High Tide at 14:55 (Height 2.11m)
   Low Tide at 20:55 (Height 0.86m)
Wed 29 Mar
   High Tide at 03:58 (Height 2.10m)
   Low Tide at 09:21 (Height 1.10m)
   High Tide at 15:52 (Height 2.05m)
   Low Tide at 22:11 (Height 0.94m)
Thu 30 Mar
   High Tide at 05:35 (Height 2.04m)
   Low Tide at 11:29 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 17:14 (Height 2.02m)
Fri 31 Mar
   Low Tide at 00:10 (Height 0.91m)
   High Tide at 06:59 (Height 2.06m)
   Low Tide at 12:56 (Height 1.19m)
   High Tide at 18:28 (Height 2.03m)
Sat 01 Apr
   Low Tide at 01:15 (Height 0.82m)
   High Tide at 08:15 (Height 2.13m)
   Low Tide at 13:54 (Height 1.12m)
   High Tide at 19:36 (Height 2.09m)
Sun 02 Apr
   Low Tide at 02:07 (Height 0.74m)
   High Tide at 09:02 (Height 2.20m)
   Low Tide at 14:37 (Height 1.04m)
   High Tide at 20:28 (Height 2.17m)

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