Beaches at & around Sheringham

North Norfolk boasts miles of sandy beaches perfect for lazy days, more strenuous surfing or just seal watching. Many of the beaches have sections for dog walkers and restricted areas for safe bathing. These are some of the best beaches not far from Holway House:

  • Sheringham Beach – A stony beach with sand and rock pools at low tide. Colourful beach huts, toilets and parking on the clifftop
  • Cromer is a traditional Victorian seaside resort, with a sand and shingle beach popular for swimming and surfing
  • West Runton – sandy beach
  • Overstrand – sandy beach
  • Weybourne Beach – steeply shelving pebble beach at Weybourne was said to once be the haunt of smugglers
  • Wells / Holkham Beach – widely recognised as being one of the finest beaches in Norfolk, if not England. The beach itself is a vast expanse of unspoilt golden sand
  • Sea Palling Beach – located between Cromer and Great Yarmouth, on the Norfolk coast. The excellent sandy beach is the result of nine offshore reefs created as part of a flood defense scheme. Good for swimming. Boat-launching facilities. Pubs, cafes…
  • Mundesley is considered one of Norfolk’s finest beaches, long and sandy with safe swimming at low tide and all the amenities and charm of a popular seaside resort. The beach is backed by a promenade lined with colourful beach huts