Fornham St Genevieve, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6TT
Tel 01279 905 881
Perfect for walkers, nature lovers, families and culture vultures, Suffolk’s multitude of various beaches are mainly shingle but offer an abundant choice of activities that are guaranteed to provide you with memories that last a lifetime.
The beautiful coastal town of Aldeburgh has a rich maritime and ship-building history but is today best known for its outstanding Blue Flag shingle beach lined with charming fisherman huts. This is a great spot for a family trip to the seaside. (Distance from park: 48.1 miles)
A quintessential British seaside town, Southwold is one of Suffolk's best-known resorts, with water bounding every side virtually making it its own island. But the main attractions are its distinctive pier and superb shingle beach that is dotted with colourful beach huts and backed by a delightful promenade. (Distance from park: 49.5 miles)
Just a short hop north from Aldeburgh, Thorpeness was originally a small fishing hamlet and a popular route for smugglers into East Anglia. Today its pretty shingle beach is a favourite with dog walkers and kids flying kites. (Distance from park: 48.1 miles)
Located on the northernmost part of the Suffolk Coast is Lowestoft and its award-winning Blue Flag sandy beach. The beach attracts large numbers of visitors each year and is particularly popular with families. There’s also a pier with traditional amusements, beach huts and tasty fish and chips outlets on the quaint promenade that backs on to attractive Edwardian-era buildings. (Distance from park 54.3 miles).
This charming Edwardian coastal town on the North Sea coast of Suffolk boasts a delightful sand and shingle beach that gently slopes into the sea in a sheltered bay. There’s a pretty promenade and a seafront café, while during the bracing winter months visitors can take advantage of the seafront pool complex. (Distance from park 44.4 miles).