British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Great Yarmouth North Beach

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

A pleasant wide sandy beach with a promenade backed by low sand dunes.

Beach Type



First aid post
Beach huts and deckchair hire


Bowling and crazy golf
There is also amusement arcades and a leisure centre with a wave pool

Nature and Wildlife

There is a town and harbour to explore near the beach.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The central beaches are raked and cleaned on a daily basis throughout the summer.


Dogs are not allowed on certain parts of the beach.

Tourist Information

Great Yarmouth Tourist Information Centre. Town Hall. Hall Quay. Great Yarmouth. Norfolk. NR30 2PX. Tel: 01493 846345


Nearest town: Great Yarmouth
County: Norfolk
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6326, 1.74671
Postcode: NR30 4HG
(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.


The beach can be reached from the A149 going north from Great Yarmouth. or the A12 from the south.

Public Transport

Continuous bus services. There is a train station in Great Yarmouth.

Nearest Railway Stations

Great Yarmouth (Approx. 2 miles away)
Berney Arms (Approx. 6 miles away)
Acle (Approx. 8 miles away)
Haddiscoe (Approx. 9 miles away)
Somerleyton (Approx. 9 miles away)

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


There is pay parking. including spaces for disabled visitors.

Nearby Car Parks

Bure Park, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Salisbury Road, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Caister Beach Road, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
North Denes Road, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Tar Works Road, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Beaconsfield Road, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Northgate Street, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
King George's Field, Caister-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
North Drive, Great Yarmouth (Long stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Beach Coach Station, Great Yarmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Great Yarmouth