Snettisham Beach

Visit Snettisham Beach

Snettisham Beach lies on the eastern side of ‘the Wash’ estuary and is a popular choice for a summer holiday along the Norfolk coast. The mainly shingle beach is backed by holiday parks and has the Snettisham Sailing Club of the sea front.

Glorious Sunsets

The one of the few west facing beaches on the East Coast along with Heacham and Hunstanton beach famous for it’s sunsets.

Birdlife and the Wader Spectacular

Birdwatchers and visitors alike will enjoy the nature reserve and array of wading birds. Take your binoculars! The RSPB Snettisham is and is one of the most important bird estuaries in the UK. At certain times throughout the year nature lovers can witness the Wader Spectacular a chance to see tens of thousands of birds flocking to the beach and mudflats.

Did you Know? The Royal family holiday home at Sandringham is just a couple of miles south of Snettisham Beach.

A great place to walk your dog. Snettisham is a dog friendly beach but must be kept on a lead during the nesting season, between April and September.

Snettisham beach car park is at the end of Beach road, and is backed by a natural coastal park. You can park here

This beach is …

  • Famous for amazing sunsets
  • Dog friendly
  • Great for walks

What to see and do

  • Watch the Snettisham Spectacular
  • Birdwatching
  • Great for long coastal walks

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Places to stay

  • Holiday park

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting There

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

The nearest train station to Snettisham beach is Kings Lynn. It is a 20 minute drive to the beach front. There is a carpark on the beachfront.

LOCATION: Snettisham, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE31 7RB
NEAREST TRAIN : Kings Lynn Station
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What’s On along the Coast

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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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