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Holme Dunes National Nature Reserve

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Peace and quiet

Large open area of dunes which have lots of wildlife to see. A great area to walk all year round... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
Stunning area

Just walk and walk and walk.....a wonderful area, quiet, full of birds and interesting sites, take... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2018
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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“bird watching”(10 reviews)
“car park”(20 reviews)
“coastal path”(9 reviews)
Thornham, England
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All reviews bird watching car park coastal path wildlife trust nesting birds the north norfolk coast lovely walk salt marsh stunning scenery board walk dogs are allowed peace and quiet beautiful area sandy beach high tide lovely place to visit great beach
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Large open area of dunes which have lots of wildlife to see. A great area to walk all year round. Dogs are allowed in the dunes

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alisharon
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Just walk and walk and walk.....a wonderful area, quiet, full of birds and interesting sites, take binoculars and camera and easy to wander on to the beach as well as the Norfolk Coastal Path, we did a circular walk from Holme, about four miles. Just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank coolcookingteacher
Reviewed 2 November 2018

We started out walk at Thornham harbour and then walked along the raised walkway. On reaching the dunes we found a fabulous almost deserted golden beach, which our dog loved. It's a real hidden gem and I think prefer it to Brancaster as less busy....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Strummer1966
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This is a bit strange. My birthday is Christmas Eve and two years ago we drove up here to celebrate and found this place. A fiver to park but free if you’re members, we joined and have never looked back. The NW Trust is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tyketyke
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

A much loved destination, great for youngsters and families. Not overly challenging. Fab views as far as the eye can see.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rebeccan175
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Holme Dunes is a place worth visiting if you like wide open beaches. There is always somewhere to be found where there are few or no people. You can access the beach from Holme village or Thornham if you use the coast path, otherwise you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Travelpal50
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We walked to be beach from Thornham. The path is wide and clearly marked, with a board walk once you reach the nature reserve. Behind the beach is a small car park (access from Holme), and a wildlife shop and cafe. We had lunch there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gill C
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful area of the coast. It is part of the coastal path. There is a car park and cafe. We go here with our dog but you have to keep them on the lead. There are lots of sea birds here so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kathrynowl91
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Easy parking in Thornham at old harbour. Walk out over marshes and on to beach. Quite secluded even over bank holiday. Lovely sand sea and dunes. Good walk back through the adjacent wood. And there’s a pub at the end of it The Lifeboat.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DuncanH86
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing beach, hardly anyone on it despite being in late August.. £5 to park is reasonable and helps to support the conservation work.. Very short (50 yards max) walk from car park to vast, sandy beach with 200 degree sea views.. Good little cafe with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from applefortheteacher | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I don't know. Dogs are allowed here though.