'Oh I do like to be beside the seaside!'
Lowestoft's award winning Blue Flag beach is said to have been the inspiration for Benjamin Britten's first masterpiece. Great Yarmouth has a long sandy beach. Visit the Time and Tide Museum which traces local history or the Nelson Museum which focuses on the life of Admiral Horatio Nelson.
Scarborough has 2 bays with sandy beaches which are split by a headland bearing the 12th century castle. The funicular train links the town centre with South Bay and its harbour. Whitby is a popular destination with the atmospheric Abbey towering over winding cobbled streets to the windswept beach and working harbour.