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Holkham Bay

Address: Wells-next-the-Sea, England
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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English first
London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

This beach is wonderful. There's no attractions or facilities but that's what's so nice about it. There is a restaurant just at the entrance where you can use their toilets. I use to come here as a child and now I'm 25 and have been coming here every year with my boyfriend since we were 17 and also bring our... More

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York, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Award-winning beach and it's easy to see why. The approach through the fir trees on a man-made decking path is lovely. The beach is a fantastic wide expanse of sand and dunes. We saw it in Autumn but I imagine it must be even better on a warm sunny day in Summer.

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King's Lynn, null, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I am lucky enough to live , and keep my horse near, to Holkham beach. It is so lovely to have a beach that is easy to access, and caters so well, for horses. There is plenty of space to avoid people and dogs too. The beach is wide open and goes on forever! Parking is expensive but well worth... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Secluded, vast, beautiful - what a find. Good parking and a boardwalk access onto the beach. Lots of birds, ducks and geese about too.

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Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
10 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is a most beautiful area a short walk from parking - well worth a visit. We saw it with tide out - it was great. Our dogs loved it, there were also lots of children, but there is so much space - not a problem. Downside - no toilets and one very small overstretched catering van.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
3 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

a super place with great walks in any direction with lots to see and do for all ages. Be careful on the tides but the dunes, pine forest and nature is excellent

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Good Day. I`m lucky and can pay this extortionate parking fee.No toilets,£6.50 parking,but the beach is good. Come on Holkham Hall, you will kill the goose that laid the golden egg.[Dont forget to increase parking again next year how about a round £8 !!! ] Paul.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A lovely stretch of beach,with a forest walk surrounding it.highly recommend a visit,very good for children as the beach has a small stream of sea running across it.very cute beach huts available for daily hire and a lovely beach cafe,all very well looked after

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Not sure why it's rated so highly, far better beaches on the Gower peninsular. Be prepared for a very long walk which starts in the car park. Many of the ticket machines only take credit cards which because of the poor phone signal only work intermittently, leading to frustration and queues. If you want to go for a swim and... More

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Corby, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

As a family we've visited Holkham Beach on several occasions. What brings us back each time is the unspoilt beauty of the beach and surrounding area. Visitors should be wary, however, that the unspoilt nature of the beach means that there are no amenities in the immediate vicinity. The nearest toilets are in Holkham village, which is at least a... More

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