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15.6MILES

DOVERCOURT BEACH

TENDRING
ESSEX
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type estuary
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 51.9287, 1.2737
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

Situated between Walton and Manningtree in Essex, Dovercourt Beach could well be the best in Essex with its Blue Flag status. Renowned for being the location for the 80's sitcom Hi-De-Hi, there is plenty to do and see on and around the beach, including restaurants and hotels along the coast.

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

15.6MILES

FELIXSTOWE SOUTH BEACH

SUFFOLK COASTAL
SUFFOLK
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 51.9543, 1.3415
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

Felixstowe South Beach is a wonderful shingle and sand beach that slopes gently towards the clear sea. Set in front of seafront gardens and a promenade with amusements, this beach has been awarded a Blue Flag and an ENCAMS Seaside Award for quality of water, its facilities and cleanliness. A pier is available nearby, as is crazy golf and a leisure centre.

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

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15.7MILES

FELIXSTOWE NORTH BEACH

SUFFOLK COASTAL
SUFFOLK
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 51.9603, 1.3551
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

A wonderful seaside beach with plenty to do and see. The beach itself is sand and shingle that slopes gently towards the sea in its own sheltered bay, and backed by a two-mile promenade and gardens. Local facilities include catering, toilets (including disabled facilities), and convenience stores. Parking for around 100 cars is available nearby. Don't forget the Martello Coast Path that runs by the beach, perfect for family walks or dog walking.

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

20.8MILES

WALTON BEACH

TENDRING
ESSEX
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 51.847, 1.2733
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

21.6MILES

FRINTON BEACH

TENDRING
ESSEX
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 51.8284, 1.2464
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

22.4MILES

HOLLAND BEACH

TENDRING
ESSEX
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 51.8131, 1.2259
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

22.8MILES

BRIGHTLINGSEA BEACH

TENDRING
ESSEX
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type estuary
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 51.8057, 1.0106
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

23.4MILES

CLACTON BEACH

TENDRING
ESSEX
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 51.793, 1.1713
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

23.9MILES

CLACTON (GROYNE 41) BEACH

TENDRING
ESSEX
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 51.785, 1.1535
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach complies with mandatory requirements for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

24.2MILES

CLACTON BEACH MARTELLO TOWER BEACH

TENDRING
ESSEX
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 51.7799, 1.1401
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

24.7MILES

JAYWICK BEACH

TENDRING
ESSEX
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 51.7726, 1.1128
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

26MILES

WEST MERSEA BEACH

COLCHESTER
ESSEX
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type estuary
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 51.7703, 0.9303
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach complies with mandatory requirements for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

27.4MILES

SOUTHWOLD THE DENES BEACH

WAVENEY
SUFFOLK
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 52.3193, 1.6787
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

A quiet shingle beach that is bordered by the River Blyth on one side, and the historic seaside town of Southwold, this beach provides good activities, including fishing and windsurfing. Toilets are situated nearby, and a cafe/restaurant can also be found nearby.

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

28.1MILES

SOUTHWOLD THE PIER BEACH

WAVENEY
SUFFOLK
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 52.3308, 1.687
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

Southwold Pier is one of the finest examples of a pier beach to be found in the British Isles. Attracting thousands of visitors it is one of Suffolk's greatest attractions, and was awarded the prestigious title of 'Best Tourism Experience'. The beach is a fantastic place to relax, bathe and have some quality family fun together.

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

35.4MILES

LOWESTOFT (SOUTH OF CLAREMONT PIER) BEACH

WAVENEY
SUFFOLK
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 52.4638, 1.7452
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

Gorgeous stretch of sandy beach known locally as Victoria Beach. Part of the area of Suffolk known as Sunrise Coast, water quality is good for swimming and bathing. Diving, snorkelling, lawn bowls and tennis are popular local activities. Lifeguard service is available during summer months.

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

35.7MILES

LOWESTOFT (NORTH OF CLAREMONT PIER) BEACH

WAVENEY
SUFFOLK
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 52.4683, 1.7488
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

This lovely wide beach is set in front of a promenade, cafe, shops and other facilities that make it perfect for families. Its sandy beach is great for watersports - although this is sectioned off. A lifeguard service is available during summer months, and dogs are banned from certain areas of the beach from May - September. Activities include surfing, wind surfing, jets-skiing, fishing and snorkelling.

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

37.3MILES

LOWESTOFT (GUNTON DENES) BEACH

WAVENEY
SUFFOLK
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 52.4958, 1.75833
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

40MILES

GORLESTON BEACH BEACH

GREAT YARMOUTH
NORFOLK
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 52.5667, 1.7327
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

One of Norfolk's dog-friendly beaches, Gorleston Beach is a sandy beach that offers plenty of activities, including sailing, surfing, wind surfing and fishing opportunities. Local facilities include a cafe, toilets and disabled facilities, a first aid point and shop.

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

41.7MILES

GREAT YARMOUTH SOUTH BEACH

GREAT YARMOUTH
NORFOLK
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 52.5963, 1.7388
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

South of Welling Pier is Great Yarmouth South Beach, featuring a wide sandy beach with grassy sand dunes, ideal for families wanting a quieter time, but still being close to all the action and fun around Marine Parade. On-street parking is available, where you will also find public toilets and disabled access to the beach. Dog walking welcome all year.

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

42.2MILES

GREAT YARMOUTH PIER BEACH

GREAT YARMOUTH
NORFOLK
  • Sea Region North Sea
  • Water Type C
  • Sat Nav Coordinates 52.6052, 1.7396
  • Meets Blue Flag Directive? Yes

The Great Yarmouth Pier beach can be found between Britannia and Wellington Piers next to Marine Parade. There are plenty of activities for all the family, and the promenade is home to plenty of shops, cafes and ice cream vendors. Deck chairs are available to hire at the beach, and boat trips that take daytrippers to Scroby Sands are popular. Lifeguards are in operation on the beach between April and September. Public and disabled toilets available.

Water quality: Bathing water at this beach meets or exceeds legal guidelines for water quality, and is safe for swimming/bathing.

Compliant with the Blue Flag Directive 2010.

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