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Holkham Bay

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Address: Wells-next-the-Sea, England
Phone Number: 01328-71-31-11
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one of the best beaches in Norfolk

Great beach for walks and nature watching. Car park with a charge and no toilets at car park or beach. Don't let this put you there is a public toilet at the shops at the top of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Kayjay200
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great beach for walks and nature watching. Car park with a charge and no toilets at car park or beach. Don't let this put you there is a public toilet at the shops at the top of Lady Ann Drive just of the main road. Bird hides and wood walks great for birding.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a large car park on the private road that leads to the private beach. A massive stretch of sand with huge sand dunes.

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Thank Alison B
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked along this beach towards Wells-Next -to-Sea. Miles of sand and dunes. The forest which backs on to the beach is interesting and fun to walk through. Take a drink with you if it is hot as there is only one cafe near to Wells-Next - to- Sea.

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Thank Teresa F
Nottinghamshire
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be prepared to walk without any problems A huge expanse of flat sand. Take suitable clothing and footwear and enjoy. RJC.

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Thank Silentwings
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Wonderful walk on New Year's Day - beautiful beach., Lots of people walking their dogs (same as us) but it was not crowded at all. Would definitely recommend. Easy parking too

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Thank frequentflyersuffolk
Bedford, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

You can see why this beach wins awards. It is truly breathtaking. My other half moaned about paying £2 to park!! But admitted it was worth it when he saw it. We loved watching all the dogs but if you aren't a fan of dogs this is not the beach for you. They are EVERYWHERE!

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Thank Debbie H
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

After parking opposite the Victoria, the Beach stretches for miles and is well worth a long walk. Sand dunes and sea birds abound with geese of all sorts galore! Perfect for all those who love the seaside, nature and getting away from the crowds. Highly recommended!

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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Fabulous beach, sand thqt goes on and on, when the tide is out! Perfect for walkers, families and lovers of the sea.

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Thank Sarah W
Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We went to Holkham as part of a mini-tour of North Norfolk with our two dogs. I remembered the Holkham to Wells beach from my childhood as we went to Wells on holiday year after year. We parked at the Holkam Hall end (bit steep at £2 for an hour but gets cheaper the longer you stay and if you... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Holkham is the perfect place for walking. The mix of flowing sand, rambling dunes and aromatic trees are a veritable feast for your senses. This is a regular spot for us and we never grow tired of it.

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