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Hunstanton - Main Beach Beach

Hunstanton, Norfolk

The only coastal town in East Anglia to face west. Hunstanton is known for its famous red and white striped cliffs. The tide retreats to expose a large sandy beach. which can become crowded in the summer.

Beach Type



Including disabled toilets
Cafes restaurants and pubs
Beach chalets can be hired


The Oasis Leisure Centre
Sea Life Centre
A pitch and putt course
Tennis and an indoor market are all situated close to the beach
You can take a boat to Seal Island
Children can enjoy a donkey ride along the beach and there are several amusemen

Nature and Wildlife

Stroll along the promenade and enjoy this established seaside resort.

Water Quality





The beach is cleaned regularly and dogs are banned during the summer months. Dog bins are provided.

Tourist Information

[email protected] Hunstanton. The Town Hall. The Green. PE36 6BQ. Tel: 01485 532610


Nearest town: Hunstanton
County: Norfolk
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9365, 0.485549
Postcode: PE36 5BF
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Hunstanton, Norfolk at Explore Britain.


Take the A149 to Hunstanton.

Public Transport

Local bus services serve Hunstanton from Kings Lynn.


Pay-on-entry parking is available.

Nearby Car Parks

Southend, Hunstanton (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
South Prom, Hunstanton (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Central, Hunstanton (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Seagate, Hunstanton (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
North Prom, Hunstanton (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Cliff, Hunstanton (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Heacham North Beach, Heacham (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Ringstead Downs, Ringstead (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Heacham South Beach, Heacham (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Beach Road, Holme Next The Sea (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Hunstanton