We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Horsey Beach

Features Animals
Review Highlights
Amazing

Been to Horsey to see the seals twice this year. Once in the middle of February and once last... read more

Reviewed today
gcbult
,
Omis, Croatia
Wow ! Seals Galore

Visited yesterday . From car park turn right . We spotted a few seals soon in the sea.. But walked... read more

Reviewed yesterday
793sharona
,
Gillingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 768 reviews
All photos (824)
All photos (824)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“car park”(210 reviews)
“nelson head”(22 reviews)
“seal colony”(28 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
53°
40°
Apr
59°
45°
May
64°
50°
Jun
Contact
Horsey NR29 4EJ, England
Website
Improve This Listing
Reviews (768)
Filter reviews
761 results
Traveler rating
626
115
12
5
3
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
626
115
12
5
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviews car park nelson head seal colony natural environment grey seals wild animals sand dunes burger van wrap up warm viewing area lovely beach pay and display lovely walk seals playing amazing experience the pub two hours
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 761 reviews
Reviewed today

Been to Horsey to see the seals twice this year. Once in the middle of February and once last weekend (April). Loved it both times. Absolutely stunning beach and the seals are a real treat

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank gcbult
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited yesterday . From car park turn right . We spotted a few seals soon in the sea.. But walked further on for about 20 mins ,if that , and there they were ! A whole colony laying along the shore . Very humbling site...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 793sharona
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took the teenagers to get some fresh air and have a break from the iPad!! Wasn’t sure we’d get to see any seals.... we saw loads!! Beautiful beach, great experience. NB: there are no toilets at the beach. Public toilet at Horsey Mill a 5...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Teardrop72
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just watching these amazing creatures was an eye opener to everything regarding our pre ious wildlife! Seeing 200-300 of these beautiful seals moving together playing in the sea was amazing! There was so much going on and we were lucky to have an hour watching...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank caro1NorfolkEngland
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great natural experience for all ages. The see an animal in their natural habitat is so much than a zoo no matter what the weather. Even if it’s not seal season the beach is still good. A must for families.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Paolo88_12
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing to have the opportunity to get close to seals in their natural habitat. Enjoyed walking on the sand dunes. Plenty of parking

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank David_Penny1969
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent a couple of hours strolling along the beach at Horsey. The highlight was seeing several hundred grey seals resting up. The youngest seals must have been only three months old. The further you go from the car park the less people there are,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Doug H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited Horsey gap after going to the Windpump and taking the Ross' wildlife boat trip there. All these attractions are near each other and can be done in a day if you're travelling with children. Parking costs £3 for 2h, the signage said first...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank JSTEOJ
Reviewed 4 days ago

A visit to see the seals, luckily the seal rescue squad were on the beach trying to catch a seal with a frizby round it’s neck which was entertaining to watch there efforts, unfortunately not successful as it turned out. Lots of seals on the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 540jamesl540
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit! We have been at various times of the year and have always seen seals. Both on the beach and in the water. Fantastic sight!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank katie c
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Sutton Staithe Hotel
115 reviews
5.72 miles away
The Grange Hotel
155 reviews
6.11 miles away
Wayford Bridge Inn
593 reviews
7.89 miles away
Travelodge Great Yarmouth Acle
454 reviews
9.10 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2 nearby restaurants
Nelson Head
636 reviews
.84 miles away
The Lion
41 reviews
2.21 miles away
Winterton Dunes Beach Cafe
521 reviews
2.64 miles away
Martham Spice
32 reviews
3.54 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 nearby attractions
Ross' Wildlife Boat Trips
253 reviews
1.32 miles away
The Kings Arms
82 reviews
3.47 miles away
Sea Palling Beach
185 reviews
3.72 miles away
Lost World Adventure Golf
102 reviews
4.05 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
iren_iren
April 14, 2019|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from urchins7b | Reviewed this property |
It's an easy walk. Flip Q&A cards on the posts as you walk along. The children should be fine, it's sandy but firm. Suitable for pushchairs if you need one.
1
Vote
iren_iren
April 14, 2019|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Daisiesmum | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Agsin we parked by Poppylands and went in through the dunes the sand is very soft and hard work to walk on, its not dangerous, just takes a bit of effort 3yo may struggle. We didnt see or use the path so can't comment... More
1
Vote
NeilBawden
April 12, 2019|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Uncle-Ned | Reviewed this property |
early morning is best :)
0
Votes