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“Excellent fishing, bracing air,”
Review of Ness Point

Ranked #15 of 29 things to do in Lowestoft
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

Look, there's free car parking, you can walk along the North Sea, see how far you are from other places of more interest which you're not at right now and you can watch the sun rise over water, reflected if it's calm. You can watch seals and porpoises, terns and gulls, at low tide you can catch crabs and prawns and lobsters and starfish and shrimps and fry from a drop net or you can chuck out a line and catch numerous species of fish including good cod and bass - this is my main bass spot and I love it. So it's a bit of a let down visually? This is Suffolk, it's all understated. There's gas and sewage works nearby, the tallest wind turbine in England blah blah but if you want attractions there's a theme park a couple of miles north or for scenery the broads and countryside is on your doorstep; walking or swimming beaches either side of the town. Enjoy what you see, not how it looks.

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Reviewed 8 July 2014

So this is supposed to be the Lands End of the East? We took a depressing trek through a dismal industrial estate on a drizzly Sunday morning in June. I know they can't help the weather but it all added to our disappointment. There is really nothing here except a large circle in the ground pointing to various places throughout the world. I think Lowestoft could do a little better here, perhaps even a small cafe so we could take on a few calories for the long, depressing treck back?

Thank Andrew G
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

For me it's not about the attractiveness, it's merely about the history of the place and looking beyond what it signifies.

As a young child we used to come to our aunt and uncles caravan where you used to have to have a key to go to the toilet block and the shower area and there used to be a tap outside on a stone to get your water! These are the things that people take for granted. We used to walk up to ness point everyday and smell the peas at the Birdseye factory. We use to see sea lions which are a rarity these days and hear the buoys bells in the sea. I find it really mystical and in this case less is a lot more.

1  Thank Becky H
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

On the ground nearby was a circle explaining how far 'as the crow flies' different cities around the world are from Lowestoft. Fascinating

Thank Folkspot
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

This is the most easterly point in the UK and to get to it it is necessary to walk through a depressing industrial area at the end of the town.Were it to be somewhere like Australia there would at least be an attractive approach and surroundings. When you arrive you find yourself standing under the wind turbine with its' noisy rotating blades. Just a complete let-down, heaven knows what any foreign tourist would think, even if they bothered to find it at all.

Thank dinonorwich2016
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