The strong rip tides and wind shadow created by the cliffs make Hopton an unpopular sailing spot. The right winds are needed to make it possible to sail at all and many locals who know the area prefer to go to Lowestoft when the winds are NE – SE.
Getting there: A12 N of Lowestoft
Parking: Limited parking
Ideal Wind: NE – SE
Accomodation: Holiday camps
Amenities: Nothing on beach. Pubs in village
Water Quality: Not tested
Suitable for: Experienced