"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Heacham - S. Sands Club Beach

Heacham North Beach is part of an extensive beach line which stretches north from the mudflats at Snettisham, up the eastern side of the Wash and along the Norfolk coast. Heacham is a popular Norfolk coastal holiday resort, with a largely sandy beach. It is one of the few beaches in Norfolk to face west. The majority of beach exposed at low tide is very gently shelving. Tidal movement stirs up sand and sediment in the sea and makes it look cloudy

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Kings Lynn

Local authority: Norfolk County Council

OS Grid Reference: TF664374


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Heacham - S. Sands Club Beach

  • Mount Pleasant Equestrian Centre (1m)
  • Norfolk Lavender Limited (1m)
  • Farmer Freds Adventure Play Barn (1m)
  • Norfolk Lavender (1m)
  • Captain Willies Activity Centre (1m)
  • Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary (2m)
  • BlackBeards Adventure Golf (2m)
  • Swimming at Oasis Leisure (2m)
  • Ice Skating at Oasis Leisure (2m)
  • The Fun Castle at Oasis Leisure (2m)
  • Rainbow Park (2m)
  • Paint Me Ceramics (2m)
  • RSPB Snettisham Nature Reserve (2m)
  • Deer Safari at Snettisham Park (3m)
  • Le Strange Old Barns; Antiques, Arts and Craft Centre (3m)
  • Holme Bird Observatory Reserve (4m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Town Hall
The Green
PE36 6BQ

Phone 01485 532 610
Email hunstanton.tic@west-norfolk.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 23 August


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 86%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 26%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 74%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 22°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 79%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 77%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:51 BST
(01:51 GMT)
High Tide
08:02 BST
(07:02 GMT)
Low Tide
15:23 BST
(14:23 GMT)
High Tide
20:40 BST
(19:40 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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Heacham sands or 'Stubborn sands' form a rural part of an extensive beach which stretches South from Hunstanton and is the only beach in Norfolk to face west.

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