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.