Bacton Road, North Walsham, Norfolk NR28 0RA
With its wildly varying coastline of sandy beaches, pine walks, marshland, clifftops, pleasure beaches and piers, you can’t fail to be taken aback by Norfolk’s vast stretches of idyllic oceanfront. This part of the UK coast has something for everyone and makes for a great seaside holiday for family and friends alike.
Cromer is a classic North Norfolk seaside town perched on the dramatic cliffs overlooking Cromer beach. Renowned for its ruggedness and picturesque beach huts, this is a popular destination for families. The waters, due to their consistency and shelter from the pier, are a great place to swim and surf. (Distance from park: 8.6 miles)
Holkham Bay is an award-winning sandy beach near Wells-on-Sea. Its golden sandy shore is backed by windswept sand dunes, creeks, green pastures, marshes and a pine forest, which are managed as coastal nature reserves. A great spot for walking the dog while you take in the breathtaking views. (Distance from park: 33 miles)
This stunning beach lies on the edge of the traditional seaside town of Sheringham, which grew around an old fishing village. The beach has its own promenade offering lovely views of the sea and also features numerous amenities and attractions including cafes, tearooms and an intriguing Lifeboat Museum. (Distance from park: 11.3 miles)
Nestled in northeast Suffolk, Lowestoft is a seaside resort steeped in rich maritime history. The beach has glorious fine golden sand and has won several awards including the prestigious ‘Blue Flag’. Lowestoft offers some excellent facilities including watersports and entertainment that the whole family can enjoy. (Distance from park: 36 miles)
One of Norfolk’s premier beach resorts, Mundesley Beach is backed by a promenade lined with colourful beach huts and boasts some of the finest stretches of beach in the region, perfect for lazing away on a hot summer’s day. (Distance from park: 4 miles)
Hunstanton is a seaside town famous for its red and white striped cliffs. The long shallow sandy beach faces west and is a great spot for watching spectacular sunsets over the sea. When the tide retreats, plenty of rock pools are exposed at the base of the cliff which the kids will love exploring. (Distance from park: 49.5 miles)