Lowestoft - South of Claremont Pier Beach


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General Information


  • Swimming
  • Scuba diving
  • Surfing
  • Sailing
  • Jet ski-ing
  • Water ski-ing
  • Windsurfing
  • Snorkelling and fishing
  • There is zoning when necessary for water sports (contact the Beach Officer on 01502 523 012)
  • Beach activities include children's corner Awards and Recommendations
  • The South Beach is the only beach in Suffolk to hold the Keep Britain Tidy Blue Flag award
  • Marine Conservation Society Recommended





Special Offers

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  • Improvements in recent years include the East Point Pavillion Visitor Centre; refurbished seafront; promenade and the re-opened South Pier
  • Cafe / restaurants
  • Also shops; lost child centre; first aid post; slip-way; toilets (including disabled)

Beach type: Sand


Lifeguard: from May through September


Hut Hire

  • The summer season runs from April to October. Huts are available to hire week by week or in a block.
  • Special offers are available during both the early part and late part of the summer season.
  • Please contact the team for further details.
  • The winter season runs from November to March.
  • A selection of huts are still available to hire through this period.
  • The cost of hire is at a considerably reduced rate because most of the services provided in the summer season are unavailable during the winter period. - telephone 01502 562111

Directions: Located centrally in Lowestoft adjacent to the main A12 trunk road; approx 400 yards from the main train station. The coach drop off point (Royal Plain) and bus stop are also adjacent.

Parking: There is parking for 500 cars including disabled spaces. There is a charge for using the car park.

Dogs: Litter and dog bins are provided but dogs are banned from certain areas of the beach from 1st May to 30th September.

  • categories


    • Outdoor Activities
    • Beaches & Piers


Babies (0-1), Toddlers (1-3), Pre-Schoolers (3-5), Juniors (5-13)


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