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Hunstanton Beach and Old Hunstanton

Hunstanton Beach is a gently sloping beach with a mix of sand and pebbles. Along the promenade there are traditional seaside treats such as donkey rides and ice creams while further along at the base of the famous Hunstanton cliffs there are plenty of rock pools for mooching around in with the kids.

Old Hunstanton beach

In 2010 Hunstanton received a Blue Flag Award and on the main beach section there are lifeguards during the summer months.

Old Hunstanton Beach

The a little north of the promenade is Old Hunstanton which is famous for it's cliffs which aare made up of layers of carrstone and chalk giving them a red and white banded appearance. The cliffs are rich in fossils and very popular with fossil hunters, here you can find bivalves, belemnites, brachiopods, ammonites and if you're really lucky sharks teeth!

Dogs on the Beach

Dogs are not allowed on the main beach by the promenade between Good Friday and 31st October but are permitted on the beach section along the cliffs.

Disabled Facilities

The main promenade is easily accessible as is the sensory garden nearby.

Parking

There are plenty of pay and display car parks close to the beach, along the promenade and also in the nearby town centre.

Hunstanton Beach Map


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