Miles of unspoilt coastline, internationally important nature reserves, hundreds of picturesque villages, historic market towns, the beautiful Broads, Britain’s magical waterland.
Norfolk Coastline – designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the West Norfolk coastline is a mass of sand dunes, reed beds and clear horizons.
Old Hunstanton, Brancaster and Holkham, all have lovely beaches, rimmed by acres of pale sand. Hunstanton’s main beach has been awarded a Blue Flag and a Quality Cost Award for many successive years, resting on the north-west corner of Norfolk at the mouth of The Wash. It is thought to be one of the safest and cleanest beaches in the United Kingdom, with its famous cliffs and many sources of family entertainment and amusements along its front.
The beach at Old Hunstanton is very distinctive, covered in attractive sprawling sand dunes. And West Norfolk is very different to other parts of Norfolk, and offers an idyllic mix of charming villages, small towns and peaceful countryside.
Heacham is on Norfolk’s Sunset Coast overlooking The Wash. A thriving village community, lit by unique east coast sunsets and encircled by fragrant purple lavender and scarlet poppy fields.
The beach to the other side of Hunstanton Town is more open sand.
Snettisham is on Norfolk’s Sunset Coast overlooking The Wash, it is both natural and unspoilt and a popular and pretty coastal holiday village, well known for its RSPB bird reserve near the beach. One of the greatest bird events occur right here in the winter when – at high tide – up to forty thousand pink-footed geese roost. You cannot fail to notice how they fill the skies when they swoop over the area.
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