Summer is in the air, and with its sandy beaches and holiday atmosphere, Lowestoft is the a wonderful place to soak up the rays and enjoy the best of the Great British summer.
Lowestoft is famous for its beautiful beaches, and summer is the perfect time to enjoy the unspoilt sands, rolling waves, and fantastic facilities. You can also enjoy a coastal walk from the seafront north to Ness Point, the most easterly point in Britain, or south to Pakefield, which boasts beautiful clifftop views and a pebbled beach that’s great for walks, especially with an ice cream in hand. Lowestoft’s Clermont Pier and South Pier both offer a variety of food and drink, as well as indoor amusements should you feel the need to escape from the sun. You can also enjoy a round of mini golf and kids can play in the ornamental fountains.
If you feel like exploring Lowestoft’s historic northern quarter, then take a stroll through town to the market gates, and explore the quirky shops, tea rooms and pubs that populate the north lanes. Keep going and you’ll reach Sparrow’s Nest Gardens, where you can enjoy refreshments in beautiful surroundings, and even explore the lighthouse and Lowestoft’s wonderful Maritime Museum.
Lowestoft is fast becoming known for its many wonderful eateries, from family favourites like Mr Bumble’s tearooms, to more cosmopolitan fare served on the clifftop at the Jolly Sailors, between Pakefield and Lowestoft. From family pubs to cafes to seafood restaurants, Lowestoft is bursting with delicious temptations for all the family.
p>Lowestoft is also at the heart of some of Suffolk’s most beautiful rural areas. Head inland and explore the rustic grandeur of Somerleyton Hall, or take a trip south to Dunwich Heath, where you’ll find acres of beautiful coastal heath just waiting to be explored.