Continent
Europe
Country
England (UK)
Next Big City
Stanstead, Norwich
Next Town
Hunstanton
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Shells, Stakes
Quality:
No information
Best Tide:
No information

Flat to choppy water. Shallow depending on the tide. Ridable at most states of the tide. There are a few small wooden stakes that appear from about mid-tide, ask a local for the exact location. At very low tide there is a 2-4m strip of mussels and razor shellfish, if you are a beginner, you may want to wear boots.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Tidal
Hazards:
Other
Beach Users:
No information

Sandy beach. Very little beach on a big spring tide. Stay well away from the cliffs when the tide is high as they can generate huge updrafts.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorty
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Thick

English weather could be anything from 30°C in summer to below freezing in winter. We can usually sail through winter in a 5 mm booties and gloves and shorty in summer.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
No information
Main Direction:
SW, WSW, W, NW

Westerlies with depressions with any force possible. Recommended in anything from SSW round through W to N.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Take a left on the sharp bend as you exit Hunstanton on the A149 (Pitch 'n' Putt will be on your left). Clifftop car park or grass car park adjacent to Le Strange Hotel (fee £3). Please do not park in the Le Strange Hotel car park itself, since this will cause trouble.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Watch out for the small wooden stakes in the water. Don't setup anywhere near the beach access point, this MUST be kept clear for the RNLI to launch their lifeboat.

Nightlife

No information