"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Wells Beach

Wells beach forms part of the Holkham estate. It is a long sweeping sandy beach backed by dunes and pine trees. The beach continues eastwards but can be cut off by the tide.

There is a national nature reserve and salt marshes nearby.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Wells next the Sea

Local authority: Norfolk County Council

OS Grid Reference: TF916455

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Wells Beach

  • Wells Harbour Railway (0m)
  • Wells Beach Leisure (0m)
  • Playland (1m)
  • Whin Hill Cider (1m)
  • Wells and Walsingham Light Railway (2m)
  • Holkham Hall (3m)

Tourist Information

Wells-next-the-Sea
Tourist Information Centre
Staithe Street
Norfolk
England
NR23 1AN

Phone 0871 200 3071
Email wellsinfo@north-norfolk.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 23 August

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 26%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 22°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 25%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 21°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1011
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1012
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:14 BST
(03:14 GMT)
High Tide
08:16 BST
(07:16 GMT)
Low Tide
16:50 BST
(15:50 GMT)
High Tide
20:53 BST
(19:53 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tell us what you think about Wells Beach

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.

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