Norfolk Beaches Guide
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||AREA PATROLLED BY LIFEGUARDS
A red and yellow flag indicating the area is patrolled by lifeguards.
Do not enter the water when the red flag is flying.
An orange wind-sock flag - beware of offshore winds.
A black and white flag indicating that surf craft may be
operating in the area and to therefore take care.
Norfolk Beach Advice
- During the summer holidays some Norfolk beaches have lifeguard-patrolled
areas from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm each day.
- Children should be supervised at all times both in the water and
whilst on the beach.
- Inflatables are not suitable for the sea but, if they are being
used, they should be attached to the shore.
- Alcohol and water-sports of any kind should not be mixed.
- Do not dig deep holes on the beach or in the cliff face.
- Please take all your litter home or put it in a bin.
- Do not disturb the wildlife.
- Rip currents may exist around any obstruction such as break-waters
and piers so keep clear.
- Further water safety advice is available from Tourist Information
Centres, Beach Offices, Beach Lifeguard Stations, H.M. Coastguards
and District Council Offices.
- In an emergency : Dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.
Norfolk Beach Advice For Those With Dogs
Between 1st May and 30th September inclusive, certain areas of beaches,
paths and promenades will be controlled by the following byelaws:
Dogs on leads – Areas where
dogs must be kept on a lead will be marked with this sign :
- keep dogs on leads
Dogs banned – Areas of beach where dogs
are not allowed will be marked with this sign :
– no dogs
Please do not allow your dog to foul areas where it may be a nuisance
Please keep your dog under control as dogs can frighten people, especially
children. Please do not leave your dog in the car without water, shade
and good ventilation as a hot car can kill.