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Address: Wells-next-the-Sea, England

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The best beach in East Anglia.

Drive down from the Hall,pay to park the car,check first if low water,as at the best when tide is out.Give yourself enough time as it can take some while to walk along the beach... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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East Anglia,England
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East Anglia,England
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153 reviews 153 reviews
60 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Drive down from the Hall,pay to park the car,check first if low water,as at the best when tide is out.Give yourself enough time as it can take some while to walk along the beach at the sea. Allow several hours to really enjoy the experience

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Lincolnshire
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45 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My boyfriend and I had our first date here. We love the fact that there is nothing but beautiful beach, dunes and sea, no need for commercialism to ruin this special place

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Buntingford
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

One of the few places in the country where you can see the curvature of the Earth! At its best with a stiff breeze and a low tide. Explore the dunes and wander back to the car-park through the pine woods that enclose the beach. Unfortunately, there is too much plastic rubbish being washed up from the sea - but... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
27 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Huge beach with sand and shells as far as the eye can see. Beach edged by pine forests. Parking has to be paid for the Holkham estate which is a bit of a cheek really . Visit when crowds are less for the best expereince

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Holkham beach stretches for miles. It's so fantastic to have so much beautiful space around you. It's become by far my favourite beach in the UK. Yes it is a long walk from the car park and there aren't any facilities; but that's one of the reasons it has stayed so natural and incredibly clean. It might not be for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Holkham is my favourite stretch of North Norfolk beach. Wide, wild and stunning it offers miles of wonderful walking. The colours are beautiful. You can walk round to Wells quite easily, and each day brings different personality to the views as the tide and weather change. A lovely piece of coastline...

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Norfolk UK
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I walk here quite often when it is raining. The stunning pine woods provide shelter and my Cocker Spaniel adores chasing squirrels and 🐇 rabbits. The view are stunning here and it is a really love place for a local walk giving g you the opportunity of both beach and woodland. Payment for Parking is obligatory at £2.00 for the... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

First visited in November 2014. I enjoyed the walk along the beach and the sand dunes were mesmerizing . It was grey and windy but it was a lovely walk. Food was excellent as it was locally sourced. A definite visit again in the summer 2015.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

visited over the weekend, lucky to have great weather, but as ever really enjoyed walking on the stunning, well kept beach as well as through the pine forest. Our pit stop in the beach cafe was also good, great range of food on offer, reasonably priced and most importantly- delicious! A great day out.

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Brilliant location. My fiancee proposed here and is definitely a great place for a romantic walk. Such a pretty place!

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