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Wells Beach

Wells next the Sea, Norfolk

Miles of unspoilt beach and woodland provide ample opportunities to enjoy peace and solitude. A bird watchers paradise with a national nature reserve and salt marshes nearby.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Cafe/restaurant
First aid post
Slipway
Campsite
Shop
Toilets for the disabled

Activities

Swimming
Sailing
Windsurfing and waterskiing open to club members only

Nature and Wildlife

Holkham nature reserve is nearby along with saltmarshes that provide an ideal oppotunity for bird watchers. Peddlars way and the coast path provide scenic walks. Norfolk coast cycleway is easily accessed from wells.

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

Yes

Cleaning and Litter

The Beach is cleaned manually every day. Litter and dog bins are provided.

Dogs

Dogs are banned on certain parts of the beach all year round.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Wells Tourist information centre Staithe Street Wells-next-the-sea NR23 1AN Tel: 01328 710885

Location

Nearest town: Wells next the Sea
County: Norfolk
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9733, 0.852052
Postcode: NR23 1DR
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Public Transport

Coasthopper Bus no.36.

Parking

carpark available.

Nearby Car Parks

Wells-Next-Sea, Holkham (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Stearmans Yard, Wells-next-the-Sea (Long stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Staithe Street, Wells-next-the-Sea (Short stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Stiffkey Saltmarshes, Stiffkey (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Wells next the Sea