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Winterton Beach

Winterton Beach

Winterton 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.


Winterton-on-Sea near Great Yarmouth has mile upon mile of pale, sandy beach stretching into the distance.

Overlooked by the graceful white blades of the Bloodhills Wind Farm to one side and low sand dunes to the other, this is a great beach where you can escape from it all, with not an amusement arcade in sight.

Alongside the beach is the Winterton Dunes National Nature Reserve which is managed by English Nature and is home to the rare Natterjack Toad which breeds in the shallow pools behind the main dune ridge. A wide range of both breeding and overwintering birds can be seen including the little terns on the foreshore.

Just north of Winterton a colony of grey seals live and can be regularly seen basking on the beach or popping their heads above the water.

Parking is available in a pay & display car park to the south of the reserve. Light refreshments are available from the Beach Cafe. Public & disabled toilets are also available at the entrance to the beach.

Disabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets


Tourist Information Centre


Winterton on Sea,
NR29 4DD


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


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

Map reference: TG 498197  Lat: 52.71803 Long: 1.69777

By Road:
When arriving in Great Yarmouth follow the signposts for the A149 to Caister on Sea. At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Caister Bypass, signposted Hemsby. At second roundabout take 2nd exit and continue forward onto Scratby Road follow signs for Hemsby and the Winterton.

By Public Transport:
Public Transport is very limited to Winterton and details should be checked before travelling.

Parking: with charge