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Lowestoft- North of Claremont Pier Beach

Lowestoft, Suffolk

Lowestoft's beach north of Claremont is a fine sandy beach enjoyed by both visitors and the local community. Overlooked by seasonal and weekly-let beach chalets.

Beach Type



Cafe / restaurants
Lost child centre
First aid post
Visitor centre
Toilets (including disabled facilities) and a camp site are all available as well as seafront hotels and guest houses


Scuba diving
Jet ski-ing
Water ski-ing
Zoning is in place for water sports activities
Bowls and tennis available nearby

Nature and Wildlife

There are plenty wild birds and wild flowers in the dune area.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned manually on a daily basis (throughout the day) during the bathing season by Waveney District Council. There are litter bins and dog litter bins provided.


Dogs are banned from certain areas of the beach from May 1st - September 30.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

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


Nearest town: Lowestoft
County: Suffolk
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4688, 1.74897
Postcode: NR33 0QN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Located centrally in Lowestoft. adjacent to the main A12 trunk road. approx 1/2 mile from the main railway station.

Public Transport

Anglia railways. Lowestoft Central Station. First Eastern Counties Buses - tel: 08456 020121.

Nearest Railway Stations

Lowestoft (Less than 200 yards away)
Oulton Broad North (About a mile and a half away)
Oulton Broad South (About a mile and a half away)
Somerleyton (Approx. 5 miles away)
Haddiscoe (Approx. 7 miles away)

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


There is parking available (including disabled bays).

Nearby Car Parks

Royal Green, Lowestoft (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Belvedere Road, Lowestoft (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Clifton Road, Lowestoft (Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Claremont Pier, Lowestoft (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Kirkley Cliff, Lowestoft (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Lowestoft Station, Lowestoft (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Battery Green Road, Lowestoft (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Britten Centre, Lowestoft (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Clapham Road, Lowestoft (Short stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Battery Green, Lowestoft (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Lowestoft