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Holkham Bay

Wells-next-the-Sea, England
+44 1328 713111
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Beautiful beach with few people

Here's my top 10 points to help if you are thinking of visiting following my recent trip to the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sue P
Maidstone, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lucky locals to have this on their doorstep

Beautiful beach well worth a visit if your in the area and dog friendly!! Although you park in a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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“long walk” (30 reviews)
“sand dunes” (28 reviews)
“car park” (55 reviews)
Wells-next-the-Sea, England
+44 1328 713111
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Here's my top 10 points to help if you are thinking of visiting following my recent trip to the beach here: 1. You need to pay for parking, currently £7 a day. 2. It's a long but pleasant walk to the beach through the Nature...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach well worth a visit if your in the area and dog friendly!! Although you park in a very pricey car park and have approx 20 mins walk from car park to beach but it is well worth it

Thank L16MLT
Reviewed 4 days ago

Holkham Bay is a wonderful place to walk for miles with your dog - either along the vast expanse of sands or through the pine forests. It's somewhat disappointing that the Pay & Display car park is somewhat expensive with an ice cream van and...More

Thank KerryKC
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved the scenery, amazing land/seascape. Great facilities. Must not miss the opportunity to visit this magical location.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most stunning beaches in the UK. Clean, white sand and the pine woods provide a perfect backdrop. It is quite a trek from the car park to the beach but my 65 year old parents coped with it just fine. Remember to...More

Thank HRobertson82
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply beautiful, words can't describe how stunning the location is. Well maintained and perfection on a sunny day. No facilities so bring drinks etc. Cannot wait to return...

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely beach and fantastic sand dunes to play on. A 10/15 minute walk to the beach from the car park so nip to the toilet before setting off. Take all food and water for the day as nothing to purchase there and great...More

Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited on a camping trip and it's a beautiful Walk through forestry before you get on the beach. The beach is huge so even on a busy day it doesn't feel too busy, very dog friendly there are a lot of...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Miles of sand as far as the eye can see. The sea goes out a huge distance as well. It's just a great place to let your dog run unhindered and walk and walk and walk................

Thank Spartak55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A trip to Holkham wouldn't be good without a walk onto the beach. Good parking, bring change for the parking meter. Then walks either into the woods or follow the path to the beach. The sand dunes are soft & fun to play in for...More

Thank 10Ziggy
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2 April 2017|
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Response from Matthew B | Reviewed this property |
Would be hard going even with an off-roader pushchair. I would put them on my shoulders if I was you and enjoy the workout!
26 July 2016|
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Response from J0hn_Percy | Reviewed this property |
Park at the end of the drive opposite Holkham Hall, and walk to the left. At least that's what my map says.
20 February 2016|
Response from jrdo5959 | Reviewed this property |
It is safe to run on the beach, but take care not to be on the sea side of the shipping channel as the tide turns. Buy a tide table and remember, tide tables are GMT, not British Summer Time! The beach runs for about 15... More