Suffolk Swimming beaches

The beach guide has 6 swimming beaches listed in Suffolk. Check here for all swimming beaches in the UK

  • Shingle Street ©

    1. Shingle Street Beach

    Located on a quiet uninhabited stretch of Suffolk coastline, just north of Felixstowe, Shingle Street is a small beach at the mouth of the River Alde facing the 10-mile-long shingle spit known as Orford Ness. It was once home to fishermen…

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    2. Southwold Pier Beach

    Southwold is one of Suffolk's best known resorts and has a long tradition as such. Perhaps the most obvious link to the seaside town's seaside credentials is the 800 foot (250m) long pier. Along with a sprinkling of shingle, beach groynes…

  • Lowestoft South Beach ©

    3. Lowestoft South Beach (Lowestoft)

    Just south of Great Yarmouth, on Suffolk's "Sunrise Coast" is Lowestoft South Beach with its fine sand and wealth of local facilities. Also known as Victoria Beach, it is the main resort beach in the area with a Blue Flag award for its…

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    4. Felixstowe North Beach

    Felixstowe is a traditional Edwardian seaside resort between the Orwell and Deben rivers in Suffolk. The town benefits from a 4-mile stretch of beach, which slopes gently into the sea, along which there is a 2-mile-long promenade.


  • Claremont Pier (Lowestoft) ©

    5. Claremont Pier (Lowestoft) Beach

    A sandy beach, north of Claremont Pier, with zones for watersports. Easy access to East Point Pavilion, which houses the Lowestoft Tourist Information Centre.

  • Felixstowe South ©

    6. Felixstowe South Beach

    The attractive seaside resort town of Felixstowe has much to offer the visitor, one of the main attractions being the 4-mile stretch of sheltered sand and shingle beach, backed by a promenade. 

    At the heart of the beach is…