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Big sand dunes

Lovely place to visit , stayed in chalets here several times . The beach is sandy clean and well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Moving here soon

Beautiful place with friendly happy people. Polite shop assistants and catering staff. Moving here... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bill M
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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sand dunes”(11 reviews)
“ice cream van”(10 reviews)
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Beach Road, Hemsby, Great Yarmouth NR29 4HJ, England
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All reviews public toilets sand dunes ice cream van soft sand life guards lovely sand car park coastal erosion lacon arms on duty lifeboat station plenty of places to eat golden sands easy access summer months can walk for miles dog walkers
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit , stayed in chalets here several times . The beach is sandy clean and well kept with amusements , arcades and eateries. In the summer months there’s an old landrover/ ice cream van on the beach and been there yrs ....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank waynek779
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place with friendly happy people. Polite shop assistants and catering staff. Moving here in the new year. Can't wait.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bill M
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely clean beach.. lovely sand.. we even saw some seals.. definately one of the better beaches in the area!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank becci0712
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This has got to be one of the nicest beaches I have been to. It was very clean. Therewas easy access and parking very close. We had an enjoyableday there even though it was October.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Catherine K
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Best beach in area..long lovely clean sandy beach..kids loved playing in the sand..also well located for all the Amusement Arcades..Eateries etc..great place to spend a few hours.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bigbarryEssex
Reviewed 17 October 2018

This is a great beach, not over commercialised but Hemsby itself has plenty of shops etc for refreshments. The sands go on for miles and its the best place to get into the sea apart from Gorleston.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wolf27
Reviewed 15 October 2018

this little seaside village is beautiful well worth a visit, like going back in time, everyone friendly,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Yarco3
Reviewed 1 October 2018

A lovely beach, nice and sandy and clean... a nice place to spend a sunny afternoon... in the sunshine...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We normally go to quiet sandy areas on Essex coast , however this was just as nice. Sand dunes, parking ( charged ), short walk to all the burgers and get alley. There is a vape shop crazy golf, tattooist, Indian restaurant, some gift shops...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stevee17
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely beach with plenty of bins and therefore very clean. Good facilities nearby for all weathers and wide choice of eating places plus choice of car parks.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mrs Debra J P
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jacqui b
13 June 2018|
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Response from w3nd13 | Reviewed this property |
We found no dog restrictions on this beach. Nr29 4jg. Also a little drive to winterton beach nr29 4aj dogs allows. To left dogs need to be on lead due to the seals that may be on beach. But to the right can be off lead. Plus... More
Janine B
7 April 2018|
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Response from Jackie L | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs can go on the beach, I take mine it’s a lovely walk
Brian F
22 August 2017|
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Response from sj095a | Reviewed this property |
they are pretty much open all year but obviously some are seasonal