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Sea Palling Beach

Norwich, Norfolk

A sandy beach with a series of shallow bays formed by man-made reefs just ofshore.

Beach Type



Restaurants and kiosks
Disabled access
Lost child centre and first aid
Deckchairs and sun loungers available to hire


Canoeing and jet-skiing
The bays provide safe swimming and paddling and there is a small amusement arcade

Nature and Wildlife

This is a long beach with plenty of space to stretch your legs.

Water Quality





Dogs restrictions apply.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

NORWICH T.I.C. The Guildhall. Gaol Hill Norwich. Norfolk. NR2 1NF Tel: +44 (0) 1603 666071 Fax: +44 (0)1603 765389


Nearest town: Norwich
County: Norfolk
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7902, 1.60579
Postcode: NR12 0UH
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Turn off the A149 at Staltham along the B1159.

Public Transport

Local bus services from Stalham and Gt Yarmouth and North Walsham.

Nearest Railway Stations

Worstead (Approx. 8 miles away)
North Walsham (Approx. 9 miles away)
Hoveton & Wroxham (Approx. 10 miles away)
Salhouse (Approx. 12 miles away)

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


Parking and disabled parking available. A fee applies

Nearby Car Parks

Clink Road, Sea Palling (Long stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Cart Gap, Happisburgh (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Horsey Gap, Horsey (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Hickling Broad, Hickling (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away
Horsey Windpump, Horsey (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away
Beach Road, Happisburgh (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Upper Staithe Road, Stalham (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
High Street, Stalham (Unknown stay).
About 4.1 miles away
Barton Broad Accessible, Neatishead (Unknown stay).
About 6.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Norwich