Explore Blue Flag Beaches in the East of England

Not only the North Norfolk Coast with its vast beaches like Holkham, and salt marshes at Blakeney and Cley, the East of England offers historic Cambridge, Ely Cathedral, the calm beauty of the Broads, pretty villages of Suffolk and a variety of wildlife. It's no surprise it appeals to artists, photographers, cyclists and bird watchers.

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Brightlingsea Beach

Promenade Way, Brightlingsea, Colchester CO7 0HH, UK

Brightlingsea on the River Colne is rich in seafaring history and is one of the Cinque Ports. The town is a haven for yachting and ...

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Central Beach, Mablethorpe

Central Promenade, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire LN12 1RG, UK

Fine golden sand adorns the shore side of Mablethorpe beach.An ideal family destination with plenty to see and do, on and off it. There are ...

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Central Beach, Skegness

Promenade, Skegness, Lincolnshire PE25 2UQ, UK

The bustling seaside town of Skegness with its golden sands and multitude of attractions offers everything a family could need for an action-packed visit to ...

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Central Beach, Sutton on Sea

York Rd, Sutton on Sea, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire LN12 2EU, UK

With soft golden sands that in places are backed by grassy sand dunes Sutton on Sea beach is among the best on this coastline. Swimming ...

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Promenade, Overstrand, Cromer, Norfolk NR27, UK

A promenade runs along the main length of the beach giving access to Cromer town, Pier, parking, toilets and entertainment facilities. The beach supports a ...

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Dovercourt Bay

Lower Marine Parade, Harwich, Essex CO12, UK

Dovercourt is a peaceful family resort with gentle shelving sand and shingle beaches including the landmark, historic leading lights. A wide range of family activities ...

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Felixstowe South

Sea Rd, Felixstowe IP11 2BJ, UK

The South beach at Felixstowe is at the heart of the resort, right alongside the pier. The sand and shingle beach is gently sloping, backed ...

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Frinton On Sea

Esplanade, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex CO13, UK

Frinton on Sea is quintessentially English. With Victorian style beach huts immaculately clean golden beaches leading up to a vast Greensward popular with kite surfers ...

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Promenade, Sheringham, Norfolk NR26 8LS, UK

An impressive promenade runs along the main length of the beach giving access to Sheringham town. There are ample facilities including parking and toilets. With ...

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Southwold Pier Beach

Pier Pavilion, N Parade, Southwold, Suffolk IP18 6BN, UK

The classic coastal resort of Southwold is reflected in its sand/shingle beach, overlooked by the award winning pier. The town has been a holiday destination ...

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Thorpe Bay

Thorpe Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3BB, UK

This distinctive sandy beach is popular with swimmers and walkers alike, and those looking to enjoy the natural elements of the coast.Nearby Southend offers all ...

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Three Shells Beach, Southend on Sea

Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE, UK

Three Shells Beach is a very popular compact, sandy beach which enjoys the benefits of the town centre within a few minutes' walk. Perfect for ...

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Walton on the Naze Albion Beach

The Parade, Walton-on-the-Naze, Walton on the Naze CO14, UK

The beautiful Naze cliffs and national nature reserve provide the perfect opportunity for walking and bird watching.Gaze across Hamford Water and watch yachts enter and ...

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West Runton

Water Ln, West Runton, Cromer NR27, UK

West Runton is a recognised award-winning beach between Cromer to the east and Sheringham to the west.West Runton is a sandy and shingle beach, with ...

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