Visiting Lowestoft from Hemsby

The Suffolk town of Lowestoft is under 20 miles south of Hemsby, and accessible by both car and direct public transport. Visiting Lowestoft from Hemsby is easy, and perfect if you’re looking for a day out on the coast a little further afield than Great Yarmouth. Lowestoft has its own unique attractions – read on to find out what the town has to offer!

Places of Interest

Ness Point

Located on Lowestoft’s coastline is Ness Point, the UK’s most easterly point. Ness Point has been known as the most Easterly point in the UK since the early 1800s, and in recent years a Euroscope has been added to the landmark to show visitors the distance between the point and other well-known locations in the UK and Europe. The Euroscope also features milages to the most Westerly, Northerly, and Southerly parts of the United Kingdom.

Why not visit Ness Point when visiting Lowestoft from Hemsby? The most Easterly point in the UK, the point features a unique Auroscope detailing milage of other well-known locations from Ness Point.

Sparrow’s Nest and Gardens

Once a private estate, Sparrow’s Nest and Gardens are owned in the present day by Lowestoft council. The gardens feature 2 museums, the Lowestoft War Memorial Museum and the Maritime Museum, both well worth a look. There is also a restaurant to grab a bite to eat, and lots of green grass to take a stroll on or enjoy a picnic!

Why not enjoy a bite to eat in Sparrow's Nest and Gardens when visiting Lowestoft from Hemsby?


Lowestoft High Street

Lowestoft’s London Road features a variety of shops, including Palmers, an independent family business local to East Anglia. They sell a variety of goods, from kitchen to bathroom, home to fashion. They stock a variety of well-known brands, from JosephJoseph to Morphy Richards and more. Similarly, the department store Beales is at the end of the road, and they similarly stock a similar variety of products. There are a number of well-known retailers along the way, from New Look to Rymans, Bon Marche to Marks & Spencer, and more.

North Quay Retail Park

The retail park at Lowestoft has household names such as Currys PC World, Next, Poundland and TK Maxx, as well as places to grab a hot drink to a bite to eat such as Costa. There’s plenty of parking, or it’s a 20-minute walk from Lowestoft train station.


When planning group days out in Norfolk and Suffolk, why not consider RFEC?

Richardson’s Family Entertainment Centre

In addition to our Seacroft Holiday Village, here at Richardson’s we also own and operate a Family Entertainment Centre. Located in Lowestoft, the entertainment centre features bowling, as well as the Galley Diner and Restaurant with value-for-money dining options – the perfect place to pick up something for lunch! Plus, we have a fantastic Over 50s club from Monday until Friday between 10:00am and 12:00pm where you can get 2 hours of bowling plus a hot drink for just £6! Why not come and visit?

Please contact service provider before travelling for correct information. Last reviewed 17 May 2017.

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