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  • Kessingland beach (see pic for meeting point opposite Sailors Home pub) Beach Road, Kessingland NR33 7SB (map)

Kessingland beach is a stunning location for beachcombing with heaps of treasures to be found.

What's so special about Suffolk shingle? Why is this beach different to every other Suffolk shingle beach? Does yellow horned poppy really have its own sunscreen? Where and how will I find sharks' teeth and other fossils? 

Meeting point:  See picture below for the meeting point - diagonally opposite from the Sailors Home pub (please don't use their car park). I will be obvious in a bright yellow Beach Bonkers hi viz jacket just opposite the pub.

Please join me ten minutes before the beachcomb begins so we can start promptly. Sorry, but if you are late you won't be able to join us.

Do I need to book? No. 

How much does it cost? £5 for each person. 

What age is this suitable for? All ages. Beachcombing is suitable for children and adults alike.  Hunting for treasure on our beaches is addictive whatever your age, so all are welcome. Children must be supervised at all times by their accompanying adults.

What should I wear? It can be windy and cold on the beach even on a sunny day so wrap up with lots of layers for warmth and against the wind. Please wear shoes suitable for walking on shingle - flip-flops or open-toed sandals will be uncomfortable.

How long will it last?  Two hours.

What if it's horrible weather? The weather can be very changeable but the beachcomb will go ahead unless it's torrential rain or high winds make the beach dangerous.

Is there parking? There is a free car park in Beach Road. The Sailors Home pub and meeting point is about a three minute walk away. Please respect local residents and do not park on the street or in the pub car park. Thank you.

Can I bring my dog? Well behaved dogs kept on a short lead throughout the walk are welcome.

I can’t make this date, will there be others? Yes, there are Beach Bonkers beachcombing events throughout the year. 

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