Beaches in Norfolk

The Norfolk coast is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the UK and boasts a coastline full of hidden gems amongst some of its more well-known beaches.

From holiday hotspots to Hollywood locations, the Norfolk coastline has an immense history and it isn’t just the beaches in Norfolk, the coastline towns and villages provide the perfect backdrop with cafes, shops and ice-cream parlours aplenty, as well as carnivals, piers and local farmer markets to satisfy your senses.

Many of the beaches in Norfolk, like Sea Palling, are sandy and there are also a number of shingle beaches too, like Waxham. Many Norfolk visitors will also tell you that the dunes are as enjoyable and full of fun as the beach itself, especially for our four-legged friends.

Whether you are looking to find out more about a specific Norfolk beach or finding a dog friendly beach in Norfolk, you can find all you need to know about the 90 miles of Norfolk coastline at Norfolk Beaches.

Accommodation is abundant on the Norfolk coast, with B&Bs, holiday cottages, caravan parks, campsites, hotels, hostels and even boating holidays, all within easy reach of the North Sea. If you’re exploring the area, there are some fantastic restaurants, pubs and cafes in-land which are well worth a visit.

Holkham Beach

Holkham beach is a truly beautiful stretch of sand and one of the most impressive beaches in the UK. Boasting visitor figures of roughly 500,000 people a year it is very popular and was recently voted by travel writers as the ‘Best Beach in the UK’.  The awards don’t stop their though as Holkham has […]

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Winterton Beach

Winterton is a very popular beach on the east Norfolk coast, just a few miles north of Great Yarmouth. It’s one of the beaches which is dog-friendly all year round and the Dunes Café with sumptuous crayfish baguettes and homemade cakes and pastries mean that it is a hit with families and walkers too. Miles […]

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Beach Walks

Feel the fresh sea air breeze over you as you walk along some of the most amazing beaches in the UK.

Norfolk is well known for some great walks through its endless countryside but these are more than rivalled by the coastal counterparts. A great example is the Norfolk Coast Path, a 45 mile footpath between Hunstanton and Cromer that takes in all the drama of the North Norfolk coastline. Imagine walking on a grassy clifftop with the sound of the waves crashing below you. Walks don't come better than that.

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Norfolk Beach Walks

The Norfolk Coastline is home to a number of wonderful walks for people of all levels of fitness. If your are a seasoned rambler or just fancy dusting off your walking shoes, have a look at the many walking routes available around the beaches of Norfolk.

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Dog Friendly Beaches in Norfolk

Dog's love a walk on the beach. Room to run, dig in the sand and splash in the sea. As the human, it is your responsibility to know which beaches you can use and when.

Not all beaches on the Norfolk coast are dog friendly and many have restrictions on certain parts of the beach during peak season. You don't want to rock up at your favourite beach to find out you can't take your furry friend down to the sand. Imagine their disappointed little face... Check out our dog friendly beaches page to plan your visit and ensure you and mans best friend have a great time at the seaside.

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