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Lovely golden sand

Gorleston beach used to be in second place to Great Yarmouth, but now it’s the much nicer one to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
seaelkay
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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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The beach although nice was so much bigger than it used to be. The Groynes were high up the beach... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DrunkenWeasel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Gorleston beach used to be in second place to Great Yarmouth, but now it’s the much nicer one to visit. Soft golden sand no charge for parking unlike Yarmouth . The beach is huge so plenty of space and safe for young children. The ice...More

Thank seaelkay
Reviewed 2 days ago

The beach although nice was so much bigger than it used to be. The Groynes were high up the beach and submerged in sand. Its all changed with the deep sea harbour and coastal erosion it seems. Clean and nice .

Thank DrunkenWeasel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stunning, beautiful beach with plenty of space for kids and dogs to run wild! I would imagine in the summer it's a huge popular place with the locals as there isn't too much to draw the typical tourist or holiday maker in. Only one very...More

Thank Sam G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a lovely beach. Not much to do other than relax on fantastic sunny sand. A real pleasure. The Pier Hotel is also recommended

Thank TONYBOZ
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spent a lovely weekend here . Wow ! Fantastic beach , never heard of Gorleston before now . It’s huge , sandy and beautiful . Laid back . Only a few cafes and amusements . There’s a theatre but that was shut . Also a...More

Thank Sharon A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Wild Duck Haven for the October half term 2017. Gorleston beach is about 10 minutes drive away and is absolutely perfect for long dog walks. The weather was as the picture and the beach is beautiful, really wide and just sand. There...More

Thank pax2n1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is simply massive and I can agree with those that say it's the best beach in Norfolk. Excellent place to go crabbing too, get yourself a crab line from one of the beach shops and some bait and dangle it over the wall...More

Thank Barry D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorleston Beach is a nice quite area with lots of nice yellow sand.Lifeguards in summer only.There is a pier & harbour wall for children and there parents to go crabbing off or fishing. A nice prom to walk along and return via the clifftop walk....More

2  Thank StuartBurroughs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic Views, Great service and friendly smile, location to not miss. Could be anywhere visit JayJays you won't be disappointed.

Thank 77pingo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best beaches in Norfolk. There are lifeguards in peak season and the sand is fine and clean. Nearby there are ice cream vendors selling extremely nice ice creams, gift shops and even fish and chips. There is ample parking but...More

Thank Richardo1961
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Happiness265553
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Response from Coral E | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's safe..but like anywhere you go on your own always be alert.
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David F
27 August 2018|
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Response from Claire M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are signs to say which side of the beach
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mrsalisahappy
4 August 2018|
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Response from Ken H | Reviewed this property |
There is a small arcade close by , with a couplr of cafes and shops. Did not see any seafood stalls on the day of my visit ,also there are some rides on the beach near by. hope this helps.
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