GORESTON BEACH, GREAT YARMOUTH
DATE(S) OF TRIP: Summer 2004
WHERE?: Goreston beach, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
PUT-INS/ LAUNCH SPOTS: Launch off beach for 3km....plenty of parking. Parking also available on cliffs at Gorleston - for a more peaceful time ..but futher to launch boat.
DISTANCE/ TIME: You can kayak from here to just north of Lowerstoft
LOCAL TIDES: depends on sea conditions and wind direction
HAZARDS/ PROBLEMS?: strong currents on off-shore wind days
EVENTS/ OBSERVATIONS: Beachguards & firstaiders available Whitson - 2nd week in September
OTHER NOTES: Gorleston is 3km of great beach, Blue Flag award, sits in a nice cove, plenty of other sea kayers during summer months...so if you want a bit of peace you need to launch further along the beach.
CONTRIBUTED BY: Cherie Walpole.