Beaches in Sheringham, Norfolk

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The beach guide has 5 beaches listed in and around the town of Sheringham. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Sheringham Beach (0.2 miles)

    Sheringham © Andrew Tatlow | BY-SA

    Sheringham is an award-winning Blue Flag beach made up of sand with areas of shingle and larger stones. At low tide there is plenty of golden sand for families to sunbathe and explore the rock pools filled with miniature marine life. However, as the tide comes in the beach all but disappears.

    Pedestrian access is from…

  • West Runton Beach (1.8 miles)

    West Runton © Chris Morgan | BY-SA

    Situated between the towns of Sheringham and Cromer the lovely sands of West Runton are often overlooked - which is nice!

    Towards the high tide mark the beach is quite shingley, but as the tide goes out a large expanse of fine sand is revealed, along with numerous rockpools.

    Beyond the sandstone cliffs are the fields of…

  • Weybourne Beach (2.9 miles)

    Weybourne © John Salmon | BY-SA

    Just to the north of the charming, archetypal English village of Weybourne is Weybourne beach. The steeply shelving pebble beach at Weybourne was said to once be the haunt of smugglers as it was easy to land large boats full of contraband here. These days you are more likely to see fishermen than smugglers. Whilst…

  • East Runton Beach (2.8 miles)

    East Runton © Ken Oliver | BY-SA

    Situated right next door to the well known Norfolk seaside resort of Cromer, with its Victorian pier and esplanade, is East Runton beach. Despite their proximity these are two very different beaches.

    East Runton is a long, sandy beach backed by sloping sandstone cliffs and countryside beyond. You can glimpse Cromer's pier in the distance, and…

  • Cromer Beach (4 miles)

    Cromer © Arran Bee | BY-SA

    Cromer is a traditional Victorian seaside resort, with a wide sand and shingle beach popular for swimming and surfing. Many of the buildings in the town date back to the Victorian era, although the town has expanded rapidly in the last fifty years. 

    Cromer originated as a fishing community and is still famous for its crabs…

Sheringham beaches map

Map featuring Sheringham beaches. Click on pins to view beach details