British Beaches

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Kessingland Beach

Lowestoft, Suffolk

Kessingland is a rural beach situated on an unspoilt section of the Suffolk coastline.

Beach Type



Shop and cafe
There is a promenade
Caravan park and campsite



Nature and Wildlife

A popular area with wildlife. seals can sometimes be seen lying on the sandbanks. and the Suffolk Wildlife Park is nearby.

Water Quality

Not Tested




Dog restrictions apply.

Tourist Information

Visitor Information Point, Claremont Pier, Wellington Esplanade, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0BS


Nearest town: Lowestoft
County: Suffolk
Latitude/Longitude: 52.419, 1.73002
Postcode: NR33 7NU
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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


Kessingland Village is accessed from the A12 via the B1437.

Public Transport

The beach is served by local bus services.

Nearest Railway Stations

Lowestoft (Approx. 4 miles away)
Oulton Broad South (Approx. 4 miles away)
Oulton Broad North (Approx. 4 miles away)
Somerleyton (Approx. 7 miles away)
Beccles (Approx. 7 miles away)

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


Parking is available

Nearby Car Parks

Church Road, Kessingland (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
All Saints Road, Lowestoft (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Pakefield Street, Lowestoft (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Pakefield Road Cliff Edge, Lowestoft (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Pakefield Road, Lowestoft (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Kirkley Cliff, Lowestoft (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Claremont Pier, Lowestoft (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Clifton Road, Lowestoft (Long stay).
About 3.5 miles away
A12/Southwold Road, Wrentham (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Royal Green, Lowestoft (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Lowestoft