A remote stretch of coastline, Shingle Street is located to the north of Felixstowe, known for it’s shingle and pebble beach.

The beach is at the mouth of the River Alde facing the 10-mile-long shingle spit, Orford Ness. The beach is a cove, with lagoons, where Terns lay their eggs nestled in the shingle and seals bask at the estuary entrance.

Shingle Street is also the fictional home of John Lennon, in an alternate reality where the world have forgotten the Beetles in the 2019 film, Yesterday.

Whilst the lagoons may look tempting, quicksand can form and the sea bed is unstable so swimming is not advised.

Thu 12 Jan 2023, Kieran