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Overstrand beach

Overstrand beach

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When the tide is out the beach is flat sand, great for building sandcastles, taking a nice gentle stroll or just relaxing in a deckchair. Walking is a popular activity in Norfolk and you can start the coastal circular walk or the Norfolk Coast Path from Overstrand. Both are scenic walks. There is an ice-cream van every day in the car park.

Beach Access Points
• The beach is accessed via a long gradual slope which is also used to launch some fishing boats. There is no vehicular access to the beach.
On the Beach
• It’s a lovely sandy beach once the tide has gone out and is quite mobile due to the action of tides, wind and currents.
• There is a designated dog free zone area from May to September.
• There are NO Lifeguards on the beach
• If you would like a BBQ party on the beach written permission from North Norfolk District Council is required.
Areas Adjacent to the Beach
• There is a large promenade with working fishing boats on it.
• Beach Huts.

There is a dog free zone on the beach from May to September with the exception of Guide Dogs.

Open all the time


North Norfolk District Council


NR27 0PF


See location of Overstrand beach on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 245409  Lat: 52.91913 Long: 1.33932


Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Cromer station