On Suffolk's so-called “Sunrise Coast”, Lowestoft is the most easterly point of the British Isles, and these two beaches are sandy and popular with the town's residents and visitors alike. There are two piers, South Pier (to the north) and Claremont Pier (to the north), with, with traditional seaside facilities. A host of activities also take place, including diving, snorkelling and scuba diving, jet skiing, sailing, swimming, surfing, wind surfing and kite boarding. Zoning is in place for water sports. Fishing is also popular. Both beaches are Marine Conservation Society Recommended, while the south beach has been awarded Blue Flag status.