The council now has two beach wheelchairs that are available for hire.

beach wheelchair

The wheelchairs are based at Cromer East beach and Sheringham West beach, and can be booked between 11am and 4pm (11am and 3pm on Fridays).

How to book

We require at least 48 hours’ notice. To book the use of the wheelchair, please email leisureandlocality@north-norfolk.gov.uk and include the following:

  • Beach wheelchair in the Subject line of the email
  • date and time that you would like to use the beach wheelchair
  • telephone number
  • the beach you wish to hire it from - Cromer or Sheringham

A member of staff will be in touch to make the necessary arrangements.

Cost

The wheelchair is free to hire. However, we ask that you sign the terms and conditions rental agreement before using the wheelchair.

Please note:

  • Unfortunately there is no hoist available to transfer the person into the beach wheelchair.
  • The beach wheelchair is an adults wheelchair, and not suitable for children.
  • You may need two people to push the wheelchair over stony beaches or slopes.