The East Of England and East Anglia has some lovely unspoilt coastlines, seaside resorts and golden sands, perfect for creating magical family memories paddling in the sea.
Enjoy Sea views. A walk along the promenade. Wandering around the seaside shops. Investigate the fishing and lifeboat industry. Visit a lighthouse. Enjoy a pub lunch, fish and chips on the sea front, or a traditional afternoon cream tea.
NORFOLK COAST, HAPPISBURGH
Home to the oldest working lighthouse on the Norfolk coast, with amazing views out to sea.
WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA, CROMER, SHERINGHAM & MUNDESLEY
You can rent beach huts nestled along the back of the sands like jewels in the sun. And ride into town on the Wells Harbour Railway!
BLAKENEY & WALSINGHAM
Take a boat trip to see the seals on the sandbanks!
Visit early to see the fishermen return on crab boats with their catch of the day, fresh for the market. Cromer crabs are the most famous crabs on the coast.
A traditional seaside town west of Cromer. Sea, cliffs and fine sands make the town an attractive spot for visitors. Plenty of interesting shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes and tearooms worth discovering.
The Pleasure Beach has a mixture of high-octane rides and traditional attractions. Retroskate on the seafront, is a fabulous rollerskating venue for the whole family, including planty for the under 5's, and regular roller discos.Wellington Pier has a ten-pin bowling alley. Britannia Pier has amusements, rides and a theatre! Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre is full of many fascinating creatures of the deep, including sharks to starfish.
SUFFOLK COAST, ALDEBURGH & THORPENESS
Famed for its associations with the composer Benjamin Britten, its festival and fish and chips. Seafront strolls are highly recommended, south to visit the largest of Suffolk's Martello Towers, or north beyond the fishing sheds and boats where you will see Maggi Hambling's giant scallop shell sculpture, crafted in homage to Benjamin Britten.
Has the charm of a well-heeled seaside resort, combined with a lively atmosphere.
Award winning sandy beaches, two piers and plenty of water sports and activities.