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Holkham Beach, North Norfolk

King's Lynn

Type of walk

Flat, Beach, Forest

What's here

Free Parking, Paid Parking, Off Lead Areas, Animals On Route, Picnic Areas, Water On Route, Refreshments Available, Wheelchair Friendly

About this walk

Four miles of white sand fringed with sand dunes and pine woods: one of the most beautiful beaches in the world! Part of one of the largest nature reserves in the country, managed by Natural England in partnership with the Holkham Estate. Featured at the end of "Shakespeare in Love" and bliss for dogs, horses and humans! Parking on Lady Anne's Drive is a bit expensive: £2-5, but you can park for free by approaching from either Wells or Burnham Overy Staithe.

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  • rachelini profile

    12 years ago

    More details and pictures here: Link →
  • jamuk profile

    12 years ago

    Looks beautiful! Will certainly try this one out!
  • jessw0 profile

    12 years ago

    Wow! Puts our Yorkshire beaches to shame, thanks for sharing.
  • Anastasia profile

    7 years ago

    Car park is not free. £3 per 2 hours. Worth it though. No drinking water on route, as well as no toilets.
  • Humphreypug profile

    4 years ago

    This is such a great beach. Amazing views, wide open space to run free. I've walked here from Wells but its quite a trek. I've also walked from Lady Anne's drive along the pine path, which is equally beautiful. A dogs dream come true!!
  • Bexandmolly profile

    3 years ago

    One of the best places we've been too for our Lab, Sand, Sea, Woodland - what's not to love! It's vast so easily able to keep away from everyone else. I've been here several times now and what I like to do is park at Lady Anne's Drive, walk to the beach and all the way along to Wells. At Wells there is a dog friendly cafe (not sure if letting people in currently due to Covid) and I usually grab a drink for myself and a doggy icecream for Molly. We then walk back through the pine woods which is usually so peaceful and gorgeous with ups and downs (I always feel like I'm walking through somewhere you'd like in like Lord of the Rings). I usually got for a 4 hour ticket which at the time of writing this I believe is £6.50, a bit pricey compared to some other places but worth it for sure. Tip: the beach often has lots of little streams and areas of water which you may need to walk through if you want to get right out to the sea so would recommend taking spare socks/shoes to change into for the drive home, or a take them off and bring a towel to dry your feet :)
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Norfolk Coast Path, King's Lynn PE31 8JJ, UK View on Google

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Location details

Near Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk

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