Top 10 Norfolk Beaches

Here are The UK Beach Guides top 10 Norfolk beaches. Our rating is based on two factors, the first is the amount each page is viewed and the second is any reviews submitted. These counts get reset at the start of each month.

   1. Caister Beach
   2. Hunstanton Beach
   3. Cromer Beach
   4. Central Beach
   5. Heacham Beach
   6. Hemsby Beach
   7. Mundesley Beach
   8. Sea Palling Beach
   9. Wells Beach
   10. Holkham Bay Beach

  • 1. Caister Beach, Great Yarmouth

    Caister beach is a large area of sandy beaches backed by dunes to the north of Great Yarmouth. The beach starts at Caister Point to the south and runs a long way north past Caister itself and joins...
    For more details visit our Caister Beach page
  • Caister Beach.
  • 2. Hunstanton Beach, Hunstanton

    The main Hunstanton beach is a large (2 miles) sandy beach with traditional groynes, rock pools, promenade and all the expected seaside town facilities. The beach on the east coast faces west and i...
    For more details visit our Hunstanton Beach page
  • Hunstanton Beach.
  • 3. Cromer Beach, Cromer

    Cromer beach is sand and shingle. Cromer is a traditional seaside resort....
    For more details visit our Cromer Beach page
  • Cromer Beach.
  • 4. Central Beach, Great Yarmouth

    The central beach at Great Yarmouth Pier is a wide sandy beach between Britannia and Wellington Piers adjacent to Marine Parade. Great Yarmouth ia a lively resort with amusement arcades the...
    For more details visit our Central Beach page
  • Central Beach.
  • 5. Heacham Beach, Hunstanton

    Heacham Sands is split into the North and South beaches and is surrounded by holiday parks....
    For more details visit our Heacham Beach page
  • Heacham Beach.
  • 6. Hemsby Beach, Winterton on Sea

    Hemsby beach is a wide sand beach with grassy sand dunes and rock pools. A popular choice with families....
    For more details visit our Hemsby Beach page
  • Hemsby Beach.
  • 7. Mundesley Beach, Mundesley

    Mundesley beach is sand. Raised promenade and Cliff top gardens...
    For more details visit our Mundesley Beach page
  • Mundesley Beach.
  • 8. Sea Palling Beach, Norwich

    Sea Palling beach is a great large sandy beach protected by sea walls and just off-shore you have nine reefs built as part of the flood prevention scheme that give good protection.The reefs ...
    For more details visit our Sea Palling Beach page
  • Sea Palling Beach.
  • 9. Wells Beach, Wells-next-the-Sea

    Wells beach combines sand beach with little town and fishing port. Although, the town name is Wells-Next-the-Sea it is nearly a mile from the open sea and beach. Wells beach is part of a lo...
    For more details visit our Wells Beach page
  • Wells Beach.
  • 10. Holkham Bay Beach, Holkham

    Holkham Beach is part of the Holkham estate and within one of Britains largest nature reserve. A large sandy beach on the Norfolk coast path backed by sand dunes, marshland and pine woods. The beac...
    For more details visit our Holkham Bay Beach page
  • Holkham Bay Beach.

In addition to our top beaches, Norfolk has 4 Blue Flag awarded beaches and many more seaside awards.

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Norfolk is a county of the United Kingdom lying to the East with the North Sea on its coast.

Norwich is the main city here but tourists come to Norfolk for the miles of unspoilt coastline, huge nature reserves and wildlife and the wonderful seaside resorts like Great Yarmouth and The Norfolk Broads. This is a wonderful destination in any weather as in the Winter months you can enjoy the beautiful villages and market towns or the city of Norwich for great shopping and the tidal estuary is perfect for bird watchers! Holidays in Norfolk are full of adventure for the family with so much to explore from dinosaurs and snakes to stately homes, beaches to windmills and the countryside is dotted with ancient monuments, art galleries and museums. Accommodation is plentiful and varied to suit any budget.

Attractions in the area include:

  • Norwich Cathedral
  • Pensthorpe Wildlife and Gardens
  • Grims Graves
  • Banham Zoo
  • Norwich Castle and Museum
  • Oxburgh Hall
  • Bressingham Steam and Gardens
  • Museum of Gt Yarmouth
  • Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden
  • Yesterday's World
  • Pettits Animal Adventure
  • Norfolk Nelson Museum
  • Holkham Hall
  • Dinosaur Adventure
  • Lynn Museum


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