Brancaster Beach

Visit Brancaster Beach

Brancaster Beach is on the stunning Norfolk coast has miles of golden sand backed by sand dunes, the salt marsh, intertidal mud and sandflats. The beach is situated in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and popular with nature lovers and birdwatchers.

The sandy beach is perfect for picnics, sandcastle-building and when the tide goes out, leaves shallow pools of water to paddle about in. Take a stroll along the beach and look out for the 1940’s shipwreck of SS Vina which is exposed at low tide.

Brancaster beach has strong tides and the conditions are ideal for Kitesurfing, Kite buggying and windsurfing are popular here.

Stop in at The Seaside Kiosk on the seafront for refreshments and beach essentials.

Play a round at the Royal West Norfolk Golf Club between the North Sea on one side and the saltmarsh.

There is pay and display parking minutes from beach front, where there is a kiosk and toilets.

This beach is a great place to walk your dog and is dog friendly all year round with a dog free zone in the summer.

This beach is …

  • Dog friendly with restrictions during the summer
  • Great for families

Have a great day out along the coast.

Coast Local Links

Header Photo by Mark Timberlake on Unsplash

Getting There

Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

LOCATION: Beach Rd, Brancaster, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE31 8AX
Map of Brancaster Beach

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beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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