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Wells Next The Sea Beach

Beach Road, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1DR, England
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Our Time Out of Time!

The beach area at Wells is our annual pilgrimage! During our yearly visit we walk down the beach... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Amanda S
Our favourite beach

This beach is beautiful, especially on a hot summers day. We like to walk right past the beach huts... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Matthew S
Downham Market, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (107 reviews)
“car park” (157 reviews)
“beach cafe” (60 reviews)
Beach Road, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1DR, England
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

The beach area at Wells is our annual pilgrimage! During our yearly visit we walk down the beach road every morning with our young dog. We access the beach through the Pinewoods which takes us straight to the 'dog friendly' section of the sands. The...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This beach is beautiful, especially on a hot summers day. We like to walk right past the beach huts and find a nice quiet relaxing place to lay in the sand dunes and completely relax for a few hours. It does help if you like...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Booked table long in advance telling restaurant it was a special occasion and if they could do anything to make us feel special it would be great. Nothing! Never mind. Got over that. Waiters didn't seem to listen properly so not particularly attentive but it...More

1  Thank Alice R
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Travelled on the little train down to beach & walked back. Beach cafe reasonably priced, with quick service, clean toilets, lovely beach, only drawback quite a way from Wells if you've got kids with all the beach equipment, will need to drive down.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the beach by the little train which runs from the harbour down to the beach its £1.50 a person each way. Otherwise the walk takes about 30 mins. But when you see the beach its divine , clean sand and beach huts. We...More

Thank Star-trek-rules
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love Wells. Discovered it whilst staying down the coast. We wish we had booked a cottage in Wells and our next visit we will. Has everything you need. Lovely shops, pubs, restaurants, coffee shops and beautiful quay and beach. Great place to walk around.

1  Thank Kate B
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Wells next the sea is a highly attractive and unspoilt coastal resort. Plenty of cafes, restaurants and pubs, catering for all tastes and pockets. The harbour is a lively and attractive spot with lots of youngsters enjoying the chance to fish for crabs.

1  Thank davidzmitchell
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach with a cafe in the corner between the two sides, one side allows dogs, some lovely walks and plenty of parking

Thank kt2tk
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This beach is the perfect place for all. The sand is golden and clean, ready for sandcastles. There are life guards and very pretty beach huts and there is a dog friendly area so everyone is welcome.

Thank susan B
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is a lovely beach and the beach huts lined up are truly photogenic, there is beach shop and café but parking is very expensive, still worth a visit though

Thank helen t
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Larraine T
16 September 2017|
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Response from HolkhamMarketing | Property representative |
Holkham Hall is still open until 31 October and our other attractions too. Check out our website for details. There's also quite a fewcother tourist attractions open still too. 'Visit Norfolk' is a good research website.
Vicky H
4 August 2017|
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Response from nevillej727 | Reviewed this property |
A smallish stretch of beach near the life boat station is supposed to be dog free, but a little further westward just past the beach huts there are miles of beach and woods where dogs can have the time of their lives.
Jane F
27 June 2017|
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Response from marriott946 | Reviewed this property |
dogs OK no indian