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Norfolk Wildlife Trust Cley Marshes Visitor Centre

Coast Road | 6km north of Holt, Cley Next the Sea, Holt NR25 7SA, England
+44 1263 740008
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (25 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Coast Road | 6km north of Holt, Cley Next the Sea, Holt NR25 7SA, England
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1 - 10 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

friendly staff gave us all the info about the marshes, walks and hides. good variety of drinks, snacks, and main meals

Thank gina n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having enjoyed a visit here years ago, few hours were spent bird watching and this is the most fabulous spot for it. Went up for a spot of lunch and thought we couldn't go far wrong with a bacon bap and a coffee... except you...More

Thank Bevlikeshols
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were visiting the Cley Marshes nature reserve so we had a light lunch - bacon baps and coffee. Both were truly exceptional! And what a view!!

Thank Kenneth N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great facility with modern technology ideal for viewing birds. Good shop, good cafe and accessible walkways

Thank Ca06-p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lovely day here ( four adults and four children under 7). There is an interesting educational centre for older children with word searches and colouring, and a nice cafe which sells bacon baps, lovely cake and good coffee. We picnicked outside and...More

Thank rhlister
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we came here mainly as passing for refreshments but the view on a clear day was brill the refreshments were good and the prices good the information and things for sale are v good

1  Thank bill b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Live locally and bring our grandsons who like to explore and use the binoculars and interactive screens. We think it has become very expensive in the cafe and the staff can be very offhand at times. The scones are good and just about worth the...More

Thank Frannie9
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I paid my money and went to the hides to see birds. Gulls there were aplenty and, in the evening, it was a gull sanctuary. Wrong time I suppose. There is a free hide if you go down to the car park and walk along...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Well done to the local wildlife trust for building this!! Great views, and a lovely place to stop for coffee and cake. Free parking, clean loos!! Viewing areas inside and out.

Thank FiduciagroupUK
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We joined a bird watching walk arranged through the Meet Up website at the centre. There is a large car park where (amazingly) you can park all day free. The visitor centre is also free to enter. The only optional charge is £4.50p if you...More

1  Thank junkbond007
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4 June 2017|
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Response from sally m | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I don't know as I do not work there. However, it is worth phoning or calling in, nothing to loose. They look as though they could follow with help at weekends, it took me 20minutes to get served on Sunday last... More
Edward S
20 May 2016|
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Response from sparrowhawk59 | Reviewed this property |
As above I'm afraid. Have you googled Chris Woods website? There should be a play list on there. What a lovely venue for a folk concert if he is on there. Have fun.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coast Road | 6km north of Holt, Cley Next the Sea, Holt NR25 7SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Holt  >  Cley Next the Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1263 740008
Delicious, reasonably priced food, stunning building, breathtaking views out over the marshes to the sea with fabulous bird watching even from your table. Fantastic for families.
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