The ultimate guide to dog-friendly beaches in Norfolk

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Whether you’re looking for a quick beach run around or a relaxing day of beach fun with your pooch, we will help you discover the best dog friendly beaches in Norfolk ensuring you have a paw-some trip!

The ultimate guide to dog-friendly beaches in fabulous Norfolk

From tranquil shorelines to evening promenade strolls and sandy beaches that stretch for miles, Norfolk is perfect dog friendly destination for a seaside scamper.

Norfolk is a beautiful and picturesque region of England, known for its stunning coastline and natural landscapes. If you’re planning a day out with your furry friend, then you’ll be pleased to know that there are plenty of dog-friendly beaches in Norfolk where your pet can enjoy a splash in the sea.

If you’re looking for a great day out with your furry friend along the Norfolk coastline, then you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to dog-friendly beaches. From the golden sands of popular Wells-next-the-Sea to the vast, peaceful surroundings of neighbouring Holkham beach. Cromer has an amazing family friendly beach and pooches are permitted on the pier too. One of our favourites is Hunstanton, the beach is amazing and best of all, you can watch the fabulous sunsets from this part of the West Norfolk coast.

There is a Norfolk beach to suit every preference so why not pack a picnic, grab your dog’s lead and head out to explore the stunning coastline of North Norfolk today?

Looking for the best dog friendly beaches in Norfolk can be a tricky process, particularly in the summer months however all beaches in Norfolk allow dogs, you just need to be aware of the seasonal restrictions. We’ve created this guide of some of our favourite Norfolk beaches where we take our pooch, all year round.

Planning a dog-friendly holiday in Norfolk?

One of the best things about a dog-friendly cottage holiday in Norfolk is the opportunity to visit some of the most beautiful beaches and attractions with your furry friend. Come and stay at one of our wonderful dog-friendly homes in Norfolk.

If sandy toes and sandy paws with beach days beside the sea are a firm family favourite, escape to the North Norfolk coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with your playful pup by your side. Your dog is bound to love our range of Norfolk dog-friendly accommodation by the sea as much as you will!

Take a look at our full collection of dog-friendly holiday homes in Norfolk to find the right holiday for both you and your canine companion – begin planning your dog-friendly holiday to Norfolk today!

Some of the best places to holiday in Norfolk include Cromer, best for family days out. Blakeney is popular for wildlife and bird spotting and Wells next the Sea for its amazing beach and thriving town. Hunstanton is a firm family favourite, well known for its stunning sunsets striped cliffs.

There are several great seaside towns in Norfolk, each with their own unique charm. Some of the top picks include Cromer, Wells next the Sea, Hunstanton, Blakeney and Great Yarmouth. It really depends on what you’re looking for in a seaside destination!

Some of the top beaches in Norfolk include Holkham Beach, Wells next the Sea Beach, Cromer Beach, and Brancaster Beach. Each offer its own unique features and attractions, so it’s worth exploring them all to find your favourite. Ours preference by far is the beach at Wells, great any time of year.

The best, most popular time to visit Norfolk for the beaches is during the summer months of June, July and August when the weather is warm, sunny and the water is perfect for swimming. However, if you prefer fewer crowds and cooler temperatures then Spring and Autumn is certainly worth considering. We recommend Autumn, it’s much quieter, if you visit during the evenings you can often have the whole beach to yourself. Bliss!

While there are many lively seaside towns in Norfolk, the busiest and most popular is likely to be Great Yarmouth. With its long sandy beach, amusement parks, and bustling promenade, it’s a favourite holiday destination for families and tourists alike. This closely followed by Wells next the Sea, popular all year around however very busy during the summer months.

All beaches in Norfolk allow dogs, you just need to be aware of the seasonal restrictions. Many have areas for families while others to protect wildlife however all beaches in Norfolk have areas you and your pooch can scamper about. We’ve created this guide of dog friendly Norfolk beaches to get you started.

This is often asked however there is no definitive answer to this question, as the Royals have been known to visit several different beaches in Norfolk over the years. However, some of the most popular beaches in the area include Holkham Beach, Wells-next-the-Sea and Brancaster Beach.

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