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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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1Idyllic Beach – something for everyone

This must be one of the most beautiful beaches in the country. Unspoilt by commercialisation it has an attractive backdrop of forests and sand dunes and seemingly goes on for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This must be one of the most beautiful beaches in the country. Unspoilt by commercialisation it has an attractive backdrop of forests and sand dunes and seemingly goes on for ever in all directions regardless of the tide. If you are a hiker, dog walker, horse rider, kite flyer or sun bather this beach will accommodate you and never gets... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you have an hour spare, you can walk from Holkham Bay to Wells Next The Sea. The beach walk is nice, as is the forest walk, or footpath trail along side the wooded sea defences. The beautiful sounds of the sea and the gentle breezes make for an enjoyable environment, and if the weather is not great, you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This beach may not have the café and toilets etc that other's on the Norfolk coast have but it's so beautiful and quiet, we go on a regular basis for dog walks - it's my favourite place in Nofolk!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I understand it's a rarity to find a beach in England like you find abroad. All hype about Holkham persuaded me to give it a go, but it really wasn't worth it. Cleaner than Hunstanton and a lot of space to prevent being crowded together on a busy day. But it's not my idea of a brilliant beach, maybe that's... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Prepare for a long walk through forest and across a wide sandy bay to reach the sea, the sea was warm on a hot summer day and plenty of scope for beach games, sandcastles, picnics in the dunes and beautiful fresh sea air.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Visited in July and my 4th time here. Parking is a little pricy and can be busy and its a long walk to the sea but once there the Bay is so beautiful and a great way to spend a day

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

lovely beach added more excitement that the Household Cavalary were there! Great easy parking, lovely location, beach friendly for dogs, idyllic!

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Great in sunshine. Lovely sand and nice for swimming or paddling. Has a nudist sectional beware! The sea goes out a long way and comes in quickly. Sandi's good for sandcastles. Not many facilities in the quieter parts so need to stock up on picnic and drinks.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

What a surprise when I arrived at this extremely poor overcharged parking facility. We arrived and were directed to the overflow car park (a field) which happened to be very close to the entrance,which you would expect at the end to avoid congestion and to help vehicles to turn around safely. Just be aware if visiting there are no facilities... More 

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Chevington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

A very beautiful spot this was our first visit and it was heaving I think because the queens horses were there. There where huge queues for the pay and display machines which were very tempremental. Be prepared for a long walk to the sea with no toilets or cafe/shop. In spite of that now we know we will pack a... More 

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Address: Wells-next-the-Sea, England
Phone Number: 01328-71-31-11
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wells-next-the-Sea

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