"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Gorleston Beach

Gorleston-on-Sea is a resort town that became popular in Edwardian times. It has a long sandy beach backed by a promenade, gardens and the town.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Gorleston on Sea

Local authority: Norfolk County Council

OS Grid Reference: TG533030


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Gorleston Beach

  • Berney Arms Windmill (2m)
  • Pleasure Beach (2m)
  • Merrivale Model Village (2m)
  • Wellington Bowl (2m)
  • Monkey Business (2m)
  • RetroSkate (2m)
  • Great Yarmouth Potteries (2m)
  • Amazonia World of Reptiles (2m)
  • Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth (2m)
  • Time and Tide (2m)
  • Yarmouth Hippodrome (3m)
  • Castaway Island (3m)
  • The Mint (3m)
  • Nelson Museum (3m)
  • Marina Leisure Centre (3m)
  • Guided Great Yarmouth Historical Walks (3m)
  • Yesterdays World (3m)
  • Pirates Cove Golf (3m)
  • Regent Superbowl (3m)
  • Crazy Club at Regent Superbowl (3m)
  • Louis Tussauds House of Wax (3m)
  • Joyland (3m)
  • Somerleyton (4m)
  • Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park (4m)
  • Somerleyton Hall and Gardens (4m)

Tourist Information

Great Yarmouth
Tourist Information Centre
Maritime House
25 Marine Parade
NR30 2EN

Phone 01493 846345
Email dnh@great-yarmouth.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 20 June


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 88%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 70%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 54%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 57%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:15 BST
(02:15 GMT)
Low Tide
08:39 BST
(07:39 GMT)
High Tide
14:55 BST
(13:55 GMT)
Low Tide
21:42 BST
(20:42 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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This 3km beach is formed by a large expanse of sand backed by a rock armour protected concrete sea wall with timber groynes.

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