Be beside the seaside in Gorleston-on-Sea

Gorleston-on-Sea, Norfolk

Take the buckets and spades gorgeous Gorleston Beach before exploring the ancient Roman ruins and the Angles Way.

Gorleston-on-Sea has the biggest, sandiest beach for miles around, perfect for getting the family together to build sandcastles and fly a kite. Float your boat on the yachting pond, cool your toes in the paddling pool and explore the wide esplanade below the grassy cliffs.

Just inland, you can ramble around the majestic flint walls of the Saxon Shore fort at Burgh Castle, the ideal place for a picnic with loads of space for re-enacting gladiator battles. On a clear day, you can see for miles with beautiful views across the river Yare to the marshes and Berney Arms windmill.

After you've filled your tummies, climb down to the water’s edge and join the Angles Way National Trail to Great Yarmouth that runs alongside the river, arriving at Breydon Water where the sea meets the Broads. Here you can end your day on a high by watching the sun slowly dip below the horizon.

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Kids playing with kites on Gorleston-on-Sea beach© Chris Herring - Greater Yarmouth Tourism
Huge space to play in at Burgh Castle© Chris Herring - Greater Yarmouth Tourism
Gorleston-on-Sea beach, the biggest and best family-friendly beach© Greater Yarmouth Tourism
Angles Way walk at Burgh Castle with views over Berney Arms© Steve Wright courtesy of Norfolk County Council
Sun sets over Burgh Castle on the Angles Way© Greater Yarmouth Tourism

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