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Norfolk Beach guides

Beach guides
  • During the summer holidays some Norfolk beaches have
  • lifeguard-patrolled areas from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm each day.
  • Children should be supervised at all times both in the water
  • and whilst on the beach.
  • Inflatables are not suitable for the sea but, if they are being
  • used, they should be attached to the shore.
  • Alcohol and water-sports of any kind should not be mixed.
  • Do not dig deep holes on the beach or in the cliff face.
  • Please take all your litter home or put it in a bin.
  • Do not disturb the wildlife.
  • Rip currents may exist around any obstruction such as break-waters and piers so keep clear.
  • Further water safety advice is available from Tourist Information Centres, Beach Offices, Beach Lifeguard Stations, H.M. Coastguards and District Council Offices.
  • In an emergency : Dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.
Red and yellow flag - Area Patrolled by lifeguards

Area Patrolled by Lifeguards

A red and yellow flag indicating the area is patrolled by lifeguards.

Red flag - Danger

Danger

Do not enter the water when the red flag is flying.

Orange flag - Offshore Winds

Offshore Winds

An orange wind-sock flag - beware of offshore winds.

Black and white flag -  Surfing area

Surfing Area

A black and white flag indicating that surf craft may be
operating in the area and to therefore take care.

Between 1st May and 30th September inclusive, certain areas of beaches, paths and promenades will be controlled by the following byelaws:

Dogs on leads – Areas where dogs must be kept on a lead will be marked with this sign:


Keep dogs on lead sign

Dogs banned – Areas of beach where dogs are not allowed will be marked with this sign:

No dogs sign

Please do not allow your dog to foul areas where it may be a nuisance to others. Please keep your dog under control as dogs can frighten people, especially children. Please do not leave your dog in the car without water, shade and good ventilation as a hot car can kill.

 

Useful links

Visit Norfolk Website

www.visitnorfolk.co.uk

Visit Norfolk is the strategic voice of the county's visitor industry. This brand delivery vehicle, operated by Visit East Anglia, is responsible for promoting all that the county has to offer at local, regional and national levels.

Tour Norfolk Website

www.tournorfolk.co.uk

An independent tourist guide for the county of Norfolk in England, that shows you what places actually look like.

Norfolk & Suffolk Tourist Attractions

www.norfolkandsuffolkattractions.co.uk

Norfolk + Suffolk Tourist Attractions is the trade association for tourist attractions in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Visit North Norfolk

http://www.visitnorthnorfolk.com/

Norfolk + Suffolk Tourist Attractions is the trade association for tourist attractions in Norfolk and Suffolk.

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