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Heacham Beach is situated to the south of New Hunstanton at Heacham. Kitesurfing is in front of the holiday camp behind North Beach Road. Expect flat / chop and small waves.

Wind Directions

Heacham will work on anything from S round to N. It's especially popular on a southerly at high tide.

Hazards to watch out for

Like neighbouring Hunstanton, Heacham beach has some groynes. Don't land or launch between them.

Tide States

Heacham Beach is only worth riding at high tide. At any other time you'll have to wade through mud to get to the water.

Riding Types

Expect to find some flat water, chop and small waves. Heacham is more of a freestyle venue that a wave venue.

Local Information

Heacham Beach is only worth riding at high tide. At any other time you'll have to wade through mud to get to the water.

Facilities

  • Car parking
  • Hunstanton Watersports just up the road at Hunstanton, for all your kite surfing kit requirements
  • Loads of cafes, takeaways, restaurants and pubs in Heacham
  • Toilets at both North and South Beach

Hazards

  • The groynes
  • Your proximity to caravans etc at high tide.

Getting There & Parking

Use the map below for directions to Heacham.

To get to the beach, turn into Lamsey Lane from the A149 and then follow the signs for South Beach. Once you get nearer you should see signs for Heacham South Beach Carpark.

PARKING: The South Beach carpark only has 20 spaces. If it's full, the North Beach one is only a short way off, and that has 80 spaces. Parking in the holiday months are £3.20 for up to 3 hours, and between £5 and £5.80 for a full day (depending on the height of the season). After 6pm parking is free and from 1st Nov to 28th Feb it's free.

Weather Forecast & Live Readings

I'm hoping at some point to get a decent feed into the site for weather, but until then here's a link to 7 day wind forecast for nearby Hunstanton.

And if you're wondering if it's on right now, I think this is the best resource: Latest hour by hour wind readings, Weybourne.