Lowestoft Ness

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Euroscope, Ness Point

Lowestoft Ness, also known as Ness Point, is the most easterly point of the United Kingdom and of the British Isles. It is barely a headland but a small bump in Suffolk's smooth coast, and is found in Lowestoft in Suffolk. A little to the north of the town centre and today it has a direction marker, known as Euroscope, marking locations in other countries and how far away they are from the Ness.[1]

Plaque marking the easternmost Point of the British Isles

Ness point is the site for the Orbis Energy Centre, a renewable energy development centre. Also located at Ness Point is Britain's tallest wind turbine, nicknamed "Gulliver". It stands 413 feet tall, generating energy for the National Grid.[2]

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  1. The mess that is Ness, BBC Suffolk, 2008. Retrieved 2011-04-21.
  2. Suffolk's first turbine, BBC Suffolk, 2007. Retrieved 2011-04-21.