Lowestoft, a port town situated in Suffolk on the eastern coast of England, is the most easterly point in all of the UK. With a population of 65,000, Lowestoft is the major town in its district of Waveney.
Traditionally, Lowestoft has been a family seaside resort since the 18th century. Due to its location on the southern edge of the famous Broads, tourists flock here for boat trips and water sport fun. A number of the town's museums and heritage sites revolve around Lowestoft's rich maritime history.
While the shopping choices are not as varied as the nearby city of Norwich, Lowestoft offers more value for money in the property market. A variety of recent and upcoming redevelopment programmes in the town aim to boost the energy sector, particularly renewable energy.