Wells Next The Sea Beach

Wells Next The Sea Beach, Wells-next-the-Sea: Hours, Address, Wells Next The Sea Beach Reviews: 4.5/5

Wells Next The Sea Beach
4.5
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
About
At low water, Wells beach has huge open views and mile upon mile of sands and shallow channels to enjoy. When the tide comes in, the beach is transformed into a harbour, with the entrance channel suddenly busy with visiting yachts, fishing boats setting out for the day or returning with their catch, local small boats going out to fish as well as clouds of small sailing boats racing or cruising within the harbour. The golden sands are backed by colourful beach huts which have been the subject of many a painting and postcard. The popular Beach Cafe nearby is perfect for refreshments during your visit.
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Steven I
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK93 contributions
Weird name
Oct 2021 • Solo
Not a big seaside resort, but plenty of shops to suit all needs, parking was £5 for the day, and amusements were decent, plenty of gift ideas and also unique items should you prefer that
Written October 8, 2021
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David G
Norwich, UK3 contributions
Avoid the Quay Car Park
Sep 2021
Bought a ticket, stayed 15 mins to use the Fish Shop, received fine 14 days later. Spent 1 hour trying to appeal getting nowhere, paid the £60 fine. Annoyed at being scammed, wish I had googled the car park reviews, wont be going back.
Written September 29, 2021
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Thecatsmum4
Kettering, UK2,018 contributions
Walk from the Quay car park to the beach
Sep 2021
We parked at the Quay car park in town and walked along to the beach - about 20 mins. Couldn't understand why there were lots of spaces in the car park given it was 11.00am on a Friday....this became apparent - despite the machines saying they took cards and cash they would not take cards!

Fortunately I had my trusty bag of pound coins and started providing a coin exchange for the other frazzled parkers.

Note to all, you may think things are all cashless these days....well they aren't - keep some cash in the car!

Price was very reasonable for in town £5 a day.

Once parked we walked along the waterfront to the beach, a lovey walk and flat for those using chairs/chariots. Or you can take the small train which runs from town to the beach. Nice views of the bay.

There is a beach car park, this is right at the end of the walk and if you are just going for the beach it is a better option. There were plenty of spaces.

Nice beach worth a visit.
Written September 28, 2021
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Goodisonkev
Thurston, UK47 contributions
Lovely beach
Sep 2021 • Family
The beach at Wells is actually at Holkham Bay about a 20 minute walk from the town but it is fantastic and has lovely sand. There are toilets and a cafe nearby
Written September 27, 2021
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keith b
London, UK91 contributions
Unbelievable beach
Sep 2021
You would not think this was in UK what a fantastic beach for families the weather was glorious and it was quite stunning
Written September 20, 2021
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Rob W
Brentwood, UK155 contributions
Clean clear beach
Sep 2021
Always nice to find a beach that isn't too busy. Popular but plenty of room. Walk away towards Holkham for some real space and peace.
Written September 20, 2021
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John K
3 contributions
A great wide open beach with good access and parking.
Sep 2021 • Couples
Great beach, plenty of space. Pleasant scenery and surrounding walks if you want to do a more than just rest. Cafe in reasonably close proximity, plus parking and toilets. Although the parking charge is a bit pricey in comparison to others, but likely due to the close location to the beach. You can also pay by card if heeded.
Written September 20, 2021
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Suzie
1 contribution
Awful parking
May 2021
DO NOT park at Wells Next the Sea car park run by Civil Enforcement. We had trouble getting a parking ticket to print out and decided to stay with the car (we were only stopping for a quick fish and chip lunch anyway). Not long after being home we received a PCN and ended up paying £60.00. After a lot of investigation I found out that Civil Enforcement are using an old parking ticket machine that might show up on your bank statement as FREEMAN STREET Car Park. Do not let them make you believe that you haven't paid even when you have (in our case we paid twice trying to get a ticket to print out). Of course even though I have provided them proof of payment via my bank statement I haven't to date had any refund.
Written September 17, 2021
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Rachel N
Knutsford, UK43 contributions
Gorgeous Beach
Sep 2021
What a wonderful surprise to walk along the path to the headland and turn the corner. Absolutely not what we were expecting! A beautiful immense beach that seemed to go on forever. Safe and clean, what's not to like.
Written September 16, 2021
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TPDI
Edgcott63 contributions
Fab lunch
Sep 2021 • Couples
Excellent food, very good value, beautifully cooked & presented. We were looked after extremely well by Millie, who was super efficient, helpful & friendly. She was on loan from another location but fitted in really well.
It’s a lovely building with good outside space.
Highly recommended.
Written September 9, 2021
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