"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Gorleston Beach

Gorleston-on-Sea is a resort town that became popular in Edwardian times. It has a long sandy beach backed by a promenade, gardens and the town.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Gorleston on Sea

Local authority: Norfolk County Council

OS Grid Reference: TG533030


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Gorleston Beach

  • Berney Arms Windmill (2m)
  • Pleasure Beach (2m)
  • Merrivale Model Village (2m)
  • Wellington Bowl (2m)
  • Monkey Business (2m)
  • RetroSkate (2m)
  • Great Yarmouth Potteries (2m)
  • Amazonia World of Reptiles (2m)
  • Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth (2m)
  • Time and Tide (2m)
  • Yarmouth Hippodrome (3m)
  • Castaway Island (3m)
  • The Mint (3m)
  • Nelson Museum (3m)
  • Marina Leisure Centre (3m)
  • Guided Great Yarmouth Historical Walks (3m)
  • Yesterdays World (3m)
  • Pirates Cove Golf (3m)
  • Regent Superbowl (3m)
  • Crazy Club at Regent Superbowl (3m)
  • Louis Tussauds House of Wax (3m)
  • Joyland (3m)
  • Somerleyton (4m)
  • Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park (4m)
  • Somerleyton Hall and Gardens (4m)

Tourist Information

Great Yarmouth
Tourist Information Centre
Maritime House
25 Marine Parade
NR30 2EN

Phone 01493 846345
Email dnh@great-yarmouth.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 22 August


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 90%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 66%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 21°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 53%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 24°C
(feels like 22°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 49%
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Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 22°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 60%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 21°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 70%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:57 BST
(05:57 GMT)
Low Tide
13:42 BST
(12:42 GMT)
High Tide
20:11 BST
(19:11 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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This 3km beach is formed by a large expanse of sand backed by a rock armour protected concrete sea wall with timber groynes.

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