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Gorleston-on-Sea Beach

Gorleston-on-Sea Beach

Gorleston-on-Sea Beach

We are currently in stage 2 of the Government's Roadmap out of lockdown. Rule of 6 or 2 households can meet outdoors. No household mixing indoors.

Outdoor attractions such as zoos, theme parks and drive in cinemas can open.

Outdoor hospitality, non essential shops, hair and beauty salons can open.

Self contained accommodation can open for household groups only.

Indoor leisure such as gyms to be used individually or within household groups.

Minimise travel, no international holidays.

Social distancing rules still apply.


Gorleston-on-Sea Beach, near Great Yarmouth. Grassy cliffs with pitch & putt, bowling greens, tennis and basketball courts, trim trail, children's playground and gardens leading down via slopes or stairs to a long promenade.

There are benches and undercover seating areas overlooking a stunning bay with a huge, wide curving, sandy beach with ramp access plus model yacht pond and children's splashpad. With adjoining shops, cafes, amusements and amenity area, everything you need is close by.

The town centre is just five minutes away & cliff top walks overlooking the Lower Esplanade and sea are easily accessible.

RNLI Lifeguards patrol the beach between the red and yellow flags during summer months.

Gorleston beach is a great spot for surfers of all levels to catch a wave and a popular location for body boarding too. Gorleston beach can be very busy and the best winds for surfing here are said to be westerly with a northerly swell.

Free parking is available, along with public and disabled toilets.

Disabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Children welcome


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  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome


See location of Gorleston-on-Sea Beach on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 531067  Lat: 52.59927 Long: 1.73731

By Road:
From Great Yarmouth follow the A47 towards Lowestoft. Then follow signs for Gorleston.
Clearly signed from the Town Centre.

By Public Transport:
First Bus operates a number of bus services from Great Yarmouth, Market Gates to Gorleston.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Great Yarmouth station