The best beaches in North Norfolk

Posted 15/08/2017

One of the advantages of holidaying at our holiday park is the easy access you have to many of the best beaches in North Norfolk. This region offers some of the most beautiful and unspoilt beaches Britain has to offer and they regularly draw tourists and locals alike. Even off-season many people head to our coast to enjoy the stunning scenery and fresh air that our beaches provide.

So whether you are looking to while away the time relaxing on the beach during hot summer days or are looking for an energetic beach walk on cold winter days, these are some of the best beaches to head to:

Sheringham Beach

Not far from Woodland Holiday Park is the seaside town Sheringham that has one of the most popular beaches in North Norfolk. This beach is ideal for families and, when the tide is low, children enjoy playing on the sand and paddling in the sea. As well as this, this beach has lots of facilities to make your beach day more enjoyable including public toilets; plus it is close enough to the town so that you can easily head to one of Sheringham’s many cafes and restaurants for a traditional seaside lunch.


Just along the coast and still very close to our holiday park is Cromer beach. Cromer is a traditional Victorian fisherman’s town and is famous for its pier that holds shows throughout the year, but one of Cromer’s biggest draws is its beach. Cromer is another family friendly beach that is ideal for young children and provides lots of space for building sandcastles and paddling in the sea. As well as this, many children love the English custom of crabbing here and Cromer crab is world famous for its quality and taste.

Holkham Beach

A short drive along the coast is the stunning Holkham Beach. This is another of North Norfolk’s famous beaches and has even featured in an Oscar winning Hollywood film. Holkham Beach is easy to get to, provides lots of parking and attracts both tourists and locals throughout the year. This beach offers miles of sand and even at peak times it is still possible to find a quiet spot for sunbathing and a picnic – ideal if you are a couple wanting a relaxing day at the beach. This beach is also popular with families and during the summer months is a great place for swimming and playing on the beach. During winter Holkham’s miles of sandy beach is the ideal place for a walk and is especially popular with couples wanting to get away from the ‘real world’ for a time.

Wells next the Sea

Wells next the Sea is a traditional English fishing village with a beach that is well known for its colourful beach huts and beautiful sandy beach. During summer this beach is a magnet for tourists and can get busy, especially on warm sunny days. It offers lots of family-friendly activities including building sand castles and kite flying. Off season this beach is ideal for those wanting a beach walk, and dogs are welcome too! Many people love this beach for its traditional charm, fun beach huts and pine wood back drop.

North Norfolk is famous for its beautiful coast line, so whether you decide to explore these beaches or discover a favourite one of your own, there is sure to be the perfect Norfolk beach waiting for you.