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Felixstowe Beach

The attractive seaside town of Felixstowe is home to a 4-mile beach, with family-friendly spots and more rural stretches for those looking for a more rural experience.

Felixstowe South Beach

The sand and shingle beach is backed by a promenade complete with traditional beach huts, some of which are available to hire. The area of beach south of the pier is known as South Beach, and is sandier than the mainly shingled North Beach.

In 2021, this stretch of beach received a Blue Flag and Seaside Award for the second year in a row, recognising the high standards of beach management and water quality.

South Beach has all you need for a fun, family day out; with amusements, cafes, shops selling buckets and spades and kiosks selling ice-creams and snacks.

Essential Information

  • Public toilets are available along the beach at Felixstowe Leisure Centre, Beach Station Road, Manor Terrace and a short walk from the beach in Martello Park.
  • Beach kiosks serving ice creams, hot and cold drinks and snacks are located at Felixstowe Pier, Ocean Boulevard and Beach Street.
  • Please note, there is no lifeguard patrol on Felixstowe Beach.
  • There are car parks and street parking available within walking distance of the beach. Car parks can be found using the Find my Nearest website and the RingGo website or app.
  • Dogs are allowed on some parts of the beach, please check signage along the promenade.
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Felixstowe North Beach

A quieter stretch than South Beach, Felixstowe North Beach is backed by the promenade and the beautiful Seafront Gardens. The beach here is ideal for swimming and is mostly with a pebble and shingle and there is a beach hut serving ice creams and snacks on the promenade.

Essential Information

  • Public toilets are available along the beach at Felixstowe Town Hall, Felixstowe Spa Pavilion and Bath Tap.
  • A beach kiosks serving ice creams, hot and cold drinks and snacks is located within a beach hut on the promenade. 
  • Please note, there is no lifeguard patrol on Felixstowe Beach.
  • There are car parks and street parking available within walking distance of the beach. Car parks can be found using the Find my Nearest website and the RingGo website or app.
  • Dogs are allowed on some parts of the beach, please check signage along the promenade.
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Tide Times for Felixstowe can be found at https://www.tidetimes.org.uk/felixstowe-pier-tide-times.

For places to eat, where to stay and travel information check out our Felixstowe Town Guide.

Attraction name:
Felixstowe Beach