"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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Forecast for Thursday 25 April


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 90%
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Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 86%
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Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 76%
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Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 72%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1003
Humidity 72%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1005
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
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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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