Thorpeness Beach

Visit Thorpeness Beach

Thorpeness beach on the Suffolk coast is a lovely unspoilt stretch brimming with coastal wildlife. A truly relaxing place for a weekend away.

This beach is lovely for long walks. Walk along the beach or take the footpath from the end of North End Avenue, towards Sizewell.

Stop in at the Thorpeness Heritage Hut. Over the road behind the beach is the BPAW Thorpeness Mere, a nature reserve. Here on the beautiful boating lake, you can hire rowing boats for the afternoon. Aftwerwards head to the tearoom for refreshments.

This beach is …

  • A Pebble Beach
  • Great For Nature Lovers

What to see and do

  • Go to the boating lake
  • Explore the nature reserve

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Places to stay

  • Hotels
  • Self catering cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Thorpeness Beach

Beach Location

Thorpeness, Leiston IP16 4LN


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train


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

Map of Thorpeness Beach

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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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