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Lowestoft Beach

A traditional seaside experience

Lowestoft beach is home to two award-winning stretches of golden sandy beach - Lowestoft South Beach and Lowestoft North beach.

Lowestoft South Beach

Lowestoft South Beach is a wide sandy stretch, located between Claremont Pier and Pakefield. This year it has once again received a Seaside Award, recognising the high standards of beach management, cleanliness, and safety. A favourite with families, the beach is backed by a promenade with beach huts, boasting a cafe which serves ice creams, hot and cold drinks and snacks.

The beach is popular with watersports including paddle-boarding, surfing, jet skiing, wind surfing and kite surfing.

Essential Information:

  • Public toilets are available on the lower promenade at Zak's Cafe, further along the promenade towards the Pier, along with showers, and in Kensington Gardens. 
  • Beach kiosks serving ice creams, hot and cold drinks and snacks include Zak's Sunrise Cafe and Sandy Toes - both located on the lower promenade and Claremont Pier. There is also a cafe in Kensington Gardens and on the upper promenade at The Thatch Cottage.  
  • There is a lifeguard patrol from May-September with a lifeguard hut located on the beach and adjacent to Zak's Sunrise Cafe.
  • 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 not permitted on the beach between May - September.
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Lowestoft North Beach

Lowestoft North Beach is the stretch of beach between the two Piers; Claremont Pier and South Pier. The beach is backed by a promenade with hotels, cafes, beach kiosks and a children's play area.

Essential Information:

  • Public toilets are available at East Point Pavilion.
  • Beach kiosks serving ice creams, hot and cold drinks and snacks include Tides Reach and South Pier. The Hatfield Hotel, which overlooks North Beach, also boasts a restaurant serving meals and drinks. 
  • There is a lifeguard patrol from May-September with a lifeguard hut located on the promenade.
  • 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 not permitted on the beach between May - September.
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Tide Times for Lowestoft can be found at https://www.tidetimes.org.uk/lowestoft-tide-times

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

Attraction name:
Lowestoft Beach