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Coastal Code

Coastal Code

The Norfolk Coast Partnership provide information on how to enjoy the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in a sustainable way. This Coastal Code has been developed by local organisations and people who wish to safeguard the area. With the gradual easing of Covid-19 restrictions over the coming months, we hope it is a handy reminder for all and tourism businesses are welcome to share this information as they wish.


Enjoy Respect Protect – Enjoy your visit and stay safe

Prepare any relevant maps, guidebooks and other information to take with you

Take account of weather conditions and tide times

Check for up-to-date advice and restrictions, e.g. limits on access in the breeding season

Let someone know where you’re going and when you expect to return

Respect people and place

Read local updates/information and act on any advice given

Use public transport, walk or cycle

If using the car, please drive and park responsibly

Keep to paths/routes and leave gates as you find them

Use public waste bins or take litter home

Shop locally and use local services

Protect the area and its wildlife

Take care not to disturb wildlife

Keep away from cordoned areas

Ensure you don’t harm, destroy or remove any wildlife/plants/rocks

Only light fires and/or BBQs in designated places

Extra guidance for dog-walkers:

Be aware of, and adhere to, restrictions limiting where dogs can go

Keep your dog close to you and under your control

Use a lead when needed or requested

Prevent your dog from approaching cordoned areas

Bag and bin your dog’s poo

Times to take extra care:

At breeding times and when over-wintering, animals and birds and their young are particularly vulnerable. Check your visits don’t disturb them:

Bird breeding season is the beginning of March to the end of August

Bird wintering season is the beginning of November to the end of March

Common seal breeding season is the beginning of June to the end of August

Grey seal breeding season is the beginning of November to the end of January

We hope you enjoy your visit.


The code can be found on our website at

Catherine Leigh

Norfolk Coast Partnership
South Wing, Fakenham Fire Station
Norwich Road
Norfolk NR21 8BB