A 2014 Environment Agency report noted that erosion rates at Hunstanton are naturally expected at 3 metres every 10 years. In response the towns concrete sea wall has protected the majority of the town since the 1960's.
However, at the Northern end of the seafront the town's famous, colourful cliffs go undefended, officially at least. For over 25 years, one local has developed his own unique approach at coastal protection.
Our study compares the effectiveness of these hugely contrasting approaches and very often our day is enhanced by witnessing the local legend Michael Kennedy in 'action' - creating his rock barrier at the base of the cliffs.
The course is complemented by additional consideration of the geology of this coastline, shoreline management plans and storm surges.