British Beaches

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Mundesley Beach

Mundesley, Norfolk

A sandy beach with some tidal pools, backed by a raised promenade lined with colourful traditional wooden beach huts. Low cliffs form the backdrop and beautiful cliff top gardens offer an alternative quiet area to sit and relax.

Beach Type



A beach side cafe sells traditional seaside food, snacks and drinks
Toilet facilities with shower are conveniently located adjacent to the cafe
First aid facilities are available
Maritime museum
Small restaurant


Canoeing and fishing

Nature and Wildlife

The beach is on the Poppy Trail and is adjacent to an Area of Natural Beauty. County "Quiet Lanes" project gives access to the coast for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily and there are mobile litter pickers for emergency collections. There are litter bins and dog bins but dogs are banned from the beach from 1st May to 30th September.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

The Tourist Information Centre is situated in the village centre approximately 800m from the beach. Tel: 01263 721070


Nearest town: Mundesley
County: Norfolk
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8766, 1.4436
Postcode: NR11 8BQ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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


The beach is on the B1159.

Public Transport

The beach is less than 5 miles from North Walsham rail station (the Bittern Line Norwich to Sheringham). Frequent coastal bus service also connects to North Walsham.

Nearest Railway Stations

Gunton (Approx. 4 miles away)
North Walsham (Approx. 5 miles away)
Roughton Road (Approx. 7 miles away)
Worstead (Approx. 7 miles away)
Cromer (Approx. 7 miles away)

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


A large tarmac car park at cliff top level with disable parking bays. Overflow grass car park with an adjacent shaded picnic area.

Nearby Car Parks

Beach Road, Mundesley (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Munhaven Close, Mundesley (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Bacton Woods, North Walsham (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Gunton Station, Gunton (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
Vicarage Road, North Walsham (Unknown stay).
About 4.4 miles away
Mundesley Road, North Walsham (Unknown stay).
About 4.4 miles away
New Road, North Walsham (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Bank Loke, North Walsham (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Midland Road, North Walsham (Unknown stay).
About 4.7 miles away
North Walsham Station, North Walsham (Unknown stay).
About 4.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Mundesley