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Caister Point Beach

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

A sandy beach backed by dunes and low sandy cliffs. Caister-on-Sea is a small family beach resort with all the usual facilities and entertainments.

Beach Type



There are shops
Pubs and toilets around the town and beach
There are caravan sites and holiday parks


Horse-riding and a golf course nearby
Great Yarmouth racecourse near Caister-on-sea

Nature and Wildlife

This is a long beach. backed by dunes with plenty to explore by foot. There is also a museuum and a castle in Caster-on-sea. Caister historically had a lifeboat station which held the record for the number of lives saved before it's closure in 1964

Water Quality





Dogs are allowed on the beach.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information Tourist Information Centre (TIC) Maritime House 25 Marine Parade Great Yarmouth NR30 2EN. Telephone: 01493 842195 (open daily from Easter)


Nearest town: Great Yarmouth
County: Norfolk
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6463, 1.74048
Postcode: NR30 5DJ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , Norfolk at Explore Britain.


Caister is just north of Great Yarmouth on the A149

Public Transport

Bus services 8. 8A (Tessera Park)and 8B link Caister to Great Yarmouth (James Paget Hospital). there is a train station in Great Yarmouth.

Nearest Railway Stations

Great Yarmouth (Approx. 3 miles away)
Berney Arms (Approx. 6 miles away)
Acle (Approx. 8 miles away)
Haddiscoe (Approx. 9 miles away)
Reedham (Norfolk) (Approx. 10 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking available

Nearby Car Parks

Caister Beach Road, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
King George's Field, Caister-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Bure Park, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Salisbury Road, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Tar Works Road, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Beaconsfield Road, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
North Denes Road, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Northgate Street, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
North Drive, Great Yarmouth (Long stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Beach Coach Station, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Great Yarmouth