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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.