18 Best Beaches In Newmarket Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

COVID-19 Update

Many attractions are still closed, while others may have opened with social distancing in place. Please always check directly with the venue first before visiting.

See our list of attractions that have re-opened

Best Beaches In Newmarket

We've rounded up the best beaches in Newmarket in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 18 Newmarket beaches to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the beaches we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Sunset at West Mersea Beach

West Mersea Beach

  • West Mersea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

There’s nothing like the feeling you’ve discovered something new, which is exactly what you’ll get from a visit to West Mersea Beach. Set in an islan...

Huts at Brightlingsea Beach in Colchester

Brightlingsea Beach

  • Colchester
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Are you into boats and history? Make your casual day at the beach a tiny bit more exciting and choose Brightlingsea Beach near Essex. This historic b...

Sunrise at St Osyth Beach in Clacton On Sea

St Osyth Beach

  • Clacton-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Enjoy a relaxing day by the seaside. Collect pebbles and enjoy the charm of unspoilt nature at St Osyth Beach near Clacton On Sea. This is a very sto...

Sunrise at Dovercourt Bay Beach in Harwich

Dovercourt Bay Beach

  • Harwich
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Catch some sun, enjoy strolling along the sea and play in the water at Dovercourt Bay Beach near Harwich. This sand and shingle beach is a family-fri...

A view of Snettisham Beach at sunset, Snettisham

Snettisham Beach

  • Snettisham
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Chase a fantastic sunset or two on Norfolk’s only west-facing beach. It’s also a great spot for family fun and games, so spend a day at Snettisham Be...

Boat at Martello Bay Beach in Clacton On Sea

Martello Bay Beach

  • Clacton-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Enjoy a sunny day filled with sandplay and water fun at Martello Bay Beach near St Osyth. This historic beach is famously named after a small, 19th c...

View of Jaywick Beach in Clacton On Sea

Jaywick Beach

  • Clacton-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Beach towel? Check. Sun lotion? Check. Swim Suit? Check. Sorted then! You're ready for your family day at Jaywick Beach near Clacton On Sea. This san...

Pier at Clacton Beach

Clacton Beach

  • Clacton-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a good beach near Essex? It doesn't get much better than Clacton Beach in Clacton On Sea! This wonderful sandy beach is considered Essex'...

A view of Heacham South Beach, Heacham

Heacham South Beach

  • Heacham
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Known to the locals as 'Stubborn Sands', what makes this beach magical is the glorious scent of lavender that fills the air in early summer. Get a wh...

Sunset at Stubborn Sands in Heacham

Stubborn Sands

  • Hunstanton
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Enjoy a day at the beach with the kids - prep your shovels and get ready to build a castle at Stubborn Sands near Hunstanton. This wide, sandy beach...

Families playing at Frinton on Sea Beach in Tendring

Frinton on Sea Beach

  • Tendring
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Frinton on Sea Beach, which is sandy and golden when the tide is out, is approached by a wide greensward. On the seawall above runs a mile long prome...

View of Walton On The Naze Beach

Walton On The Naze Beach

  • Walton-on-the-Naze
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Fancy a day on the beach? Gather the family, put your swimsuit on and find a spot to set up your umbrella at Walton On The Naze Beach near Essex. Thi...

A view of Heacham Sands, Heacham

Heacham Sands

  • Heacham
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Soak up the natural beauty of Norfolk on this picturesque seaside spot, with cracking views and crashing waves. Just don’t forget to bring a camera a...

The sea at South Beach Hunstanton, Hunstanton

South Beach Hunstanton

  • Hunstanton
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

You can see its signature red and white cliffs for miles around, so why not spend a day of digging, sunning and play at South Beach (Hunstanton). Thi...

A view of Hunstanton Beach, Hunstanton

Hunstanton Beach

  • Hunstanton
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

This is one beach you won’t forget with it’s candy cane striped cliffs and plenty of fossils to dig up. Get your camera and magnifying glass out for...

A view of Old Hunstanton Beach, Old Hunstanton

Old Hunstanton Beach

  • Old Hunstanton
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

What could be more classically beachy than a beautiful sunset? Team that with ice cream and a chilly dip in the ocean at Old Hunstanton Beach. This i...

Boat at Leigh Bell Wharf

Leigh Bell Wharf

  • Leigh-on-Sea
  • Indoor
  • Beaches

Taking the kids to the seaside is always a pleasure. Avoid the large popular beaches and find a spot at Leigh Bell Wharf near Leigh On Sea, instead....

Clear day at Leigh on Sea Beach

Leigh on Sea Beach

  • Leigh-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

On the edge of Old Leigh near Southend is the picturesque Leigh on Sea Beach. Small in size but large in character with the ambience of a traditional...

things-to-do redesign