Heacham Sands

Visit Heacham Sands

The beach at Heacham Sands (or Stubborn sands), famous for its sunsets, is large flat sand beach on the Norfolk coast. It is a west facing beach situated on the banks of ‘The Wash’ offering amazing views.

A popular coastal resort with families and holidaymakers in the summertime the beach is backed by holiday parks with chalets and static caravans.

For a great walk take the scenic route along the sea front promenade along to Hunstanton Beach.

On the north side of the beach is the Searles Resort Golf Club where golfers can enjoy a round with amazing coastal surroundings.

Did you Know? Heacham also has historic ties to Pocahontas, who married John Rolfe in 1614. The Rolfes are buried in the Heacham Church.

Heacham Sands is dog friendly all year round.

This beach is …

  • A Sandy Beach
  • Dog Friendly All Year Round

What to see and do

  • Play A Round Of Golf
  • Take a Walk Along The Beach

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Parks

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Heacham Sands

Beach Location

King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE31 7LH


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Kings Lynn Station

The nearest train station to Heacham Sands beach is Kings Lynn. It is a 25 minute drive to the beach.

Map of Heacham Sands

Explore the UK coastline

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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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