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Hemsby Beach

Hemsby Beach

Hemsby 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.


Hemsby Beach, near Great Yarmouth is a lively village resort with shops, amusements, attractions and cafes.

The stunning golden, wide sandy beach with its grassy sand dunes makes this a popular choice with visitors.

Hemsby Beach is also home to the Inshore Rescue and takes part in events such as the Herring Festival and the new Viking festival in June.

All amenities are within easy reach along with deckchair hire, public & disabled toilets.

Paid parking is available within a large car park next to the beach.

RNLI lifeguards patrol between the red and yellow flags in summer between 10am and 6pm.

Disabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Open all the time


Tourist Information Centre


Hemsby Village,
Nr Great Yarmouth,
NR29 4HJ


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


See location of Hemsby Beach on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 506174  Lat: 52.69659 Long: 1.70743

By Road:
When arriving in Great Yarmouth follow the signposts for 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, turn right onto Yarmouth Way.

By Public Transport:
First Buses run services between Great Yarmouth and Hemsby but these can be limited at certain times of year. Please chcek details before travelling.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Great Yarmouth station