The district of north Norfolk has a coastal frontage of approximately 69km, 42mi, stretching from Holkham in the west to Horsey in the south-east.
See a map of coastal responsibilities here: NNDC_coastal_responsibilities_map
We are keen to ensure that the future of the coastal area brings both environmental benefits and economic prosperity in order to safeguard the wellbeing of today's communities, and that of future generations.
The importance of the coastline to our communities, along with our objectives for protecting and adapting it, is highlighted in our Corporate Plan
The following pages add the main elements in our approach to the challenges and opportunities that our coastline brings.
The latest news relating to our coast - of interest to professionals, businesses and residents alike.
North Norfolk District Council maintains the coastal erosion defences and related coastal infrastructure between Kelling Hard and Cart Gap.
For dwellings, community facilities and businesses that will be affected by erosion of the coastline in the next twenty years NNDC have planning policies for relocation and replacement.
Find out more about our coast
Information on erosion, flooding, geographic history, coastal processes and protection work in north Norfolk.
Have fun and make safe use of North Norfolk’s beaches.
- Introduction to Coastal Management (.pdf 702kb)
- Coastal Adaption (.pdf 283kb)
- Coastal Flooding (.pdf 2.95mb)
- Coastal Processes (.pdf 576kb)
- Coastal Protection (.pdf 255kb)
- Tides, waves and climate change (.pdf 403kb)
You can also use these details to tell us about cliff erosion, damage to coast defences or beach incidents.