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Wells-next-the-Sea is a town on the Norfolk Coast.


The Granary and the quay

Wells-next-the-Sea is a village on the North Norfolk coast, part of the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Get in[edit]

Map of Wells-next-the-Sea

The town is served by several roads. Located 30 miles NW of Norwich, 15 miles E of Hunstanton and 20 miles W of Cromer.

There are some local bus services. Sanders Coaches service 46 runs between Holt and Wells-next-the-Sea.

National Cycle Route 1. A loop of cycle path runs through the village, the main route running just ½ mile to the S. National Cycle Route 1 (Q6972039) on Wikidata National Cycle Route 1 on Wikipedia

Norfolk Coast Path. A long distance footpath running from Hunstanton to Sea Palling but also linking to the Peddlars Way long distance footpath Norfolk Coast Path (Q7051001) on Wikidata Norfolk Coast Path on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]

The town is small enough to walk around.


  • Seals. From Morston, take a ferry to see the seals at Blakeney Point for listing and further information of seal colony and viewing trips.
  • 1 Holkham National Nature Reserve. At 3,900 hectares (9,600 acres), England's largest national nature reserve, comprising of grazing marsh, woodland, salt marsh, sand dunes and foreshore. Holkham National Nature Reserve (Q15224502) on Wikidata Holkham National Nature Reserve on Wikipedia
  • 2 Holkham Hall, Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 1AB, +44 1328 713111, . Visit hall, gardens, deer park, cycle hire, boat hire, children's play area, cafe.


W&WLR Locomotive at Wells
Wells-next-the-Sea, the beach - - 1605441
  • 3 Beach, Beach Rd, Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 1DR. Sandy beach (for beach lovers)


Beach Huts at Wells-Next-The-Sea

The village also has many gift shops around and to the S or the Quay.





Stay healthy[edit]


  • 5 Post Office, Station Rd, Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 1AA. M-Sa 09:00-17:30.

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