Best beaches in East Anglia to build epic sandcastles

Want to know where the best beaches are for building epic sandcastles?

Look no further than the coast of East Anglia...

The best beaches for making sandcastles in East Anglia
East Anglia has an amazing selection of family friendly beaches, award winning with Blue Flags flying high!

Winterton

The best beaches for making sandcastles in East Anglia

Winterton-on-sea, a stunning beach backed by dunes which are a designated nature reserve home to a seal colony in the winter and a colony of natterjack toads!

The beach itself stretches as far as the eye can see, with golden sand and rolling sand dunes.

Sheringham

The best beaches for making sandcastles in East Anglia

Sheringham is a traditional victorian build seaside town with a thriving Saturday market and steam railway; North Norfolk Railway.

At low tide the beach is perfect for sandcastle construction, with plenty of pretty pebbles on the back of the beach to decorate your sandcastle!

Scratby

The best beaches for making sandcastles in East Anglia

Scratby Beach near Great Yarmouth is a wide curving, ochre-coloured, quiet sand and shingle beach found at the base of low sand cliffs.

Perfect for long walks with the dog or without from autumn to spring or for long lazy days in summer.

Walk northwards along the cliff top and enjoy wonderful panoramic views across the sea coming back to the beach via one of the several pathways.

Gorleston

The best beaches for making sandcastles in East Anglia
Gorleston-on-Sea is a lovely family focused traditional seaside resort, perfect for families with a wide curving sandy beach, children's paddling pool, yacht pond and lifeguards from April - September.

Southwold

The best beaches for making sandcastles in East Anglia
Southwold is the quintessential seaside resort with its simplicity in character and traditional nature creating the perfect haven from the demands of a modern society.

The award-winning beach runs alongside rows of the famous Southwold beach huts, gleaming in the sunshine in their vibrant colours. The pier houses gift shops, a broadwalk cafe and the bizarre 'Under the Pier Show'.

Find things to do and places to visit in East Anglia