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Glorious stretch of sandy beach

A fantastic wide expanse of clean, sandy beach which we approached from the car park at Lady Anne's... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
N Wales
Thank goodness - toilets!

I have complained in the past about lack of toilet facilities here in the past- thank goodness I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chris C
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A fantastic wide expanse of clean, sandy beach which we approached from the car park at Lady Anne's Drive and over the boardwalk through the nature reserve. We pretty much had the stretch to ourselves and could see for miles. It was great to be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bluelizard
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have complained in the past about lack of toilet facilities here in the past- thank goodness I can complain no longer! The Lookout is beautifully designed and blends well in the landscape - and provides timely respite as well as a cafe. Well done!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is truely stunning and featured in "Shakespeare in Love". It is a private beach owned by the Holkham Estate. It is open to the public and there is a pay car park . The tide can go out a long way and comes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Harnser48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we have visited here in the winter and its a great place for a walk with lovely walk in the pine woods or along the beach with a trip out to the waters edge which is a good way when the tide is out. only...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Philip D
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is a fantastic beach. We can take our dogs and just walk and walk.It is a very friendly place too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RosaArmario
Reviewed November 12, 2018

There is no better place to go,especially on a sunny day at the back end of autumn. Miles of virgin sandy beach await you to amble across,its just so relaxing!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank freddiedoncaster
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Spent the morning walking our dog from the NNR car park, along the beach towards the very pretty, colourful beach huts close to Wells-next-the-sea (about 2.5 miles) and then back along the Norfolk Coastal Path. It was great: plenty of room for the dog to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Juecw
Reviewed November 6, 2018

A slightly muddy pathway (check tide times) takes you to one of the loveliest beaches on the East coast. With a coffee shop, but no rock shops or bucket and spade sellers, this is a beautiful, peaceful place to walk your dog or run your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Lovely sandy beach with adequate parking (not free though) - great views and good for dog owners.. I'd recommend that you park nearby and not walk from the town.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank S8256FMjamesm
Reviewed November 1, 2018

It matters not ,whether it's summer or winter it's a very special place, it has always been said that the Queen has a beach hut on Holkham beach with a flag to be raised when in residence as quite close by is a naturist beach,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Ruth A
September 28, 2018|
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Response from Phebys | Reviewed this property |
There are some on the way to Holkham beach near the car park (they are in the new cafe area). Then if you walk along the beach/through the woods to where the beach hut start at the Holkham end of Wells-next-sea there are... More
August 21, 2018|
Response from AmyR158 | Reviewed this property |
When I was there, there were horses that could be rented out. Two of them at least. It seemed kind of on an ad hoc basis. They were trailered in to the parking area. I don’t know how you actually arrange it, how much it... More
July 16, 2018|
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Response from DeepdaleCamping | Reviewed this property |
Their website says that they haven't made a decision on dates this year due to other commitments. Worth keep checking the Household Cavalry website for updates.