Dog Friendly Norfolk Beach Holidays

North Norfolk beaches are beautiful places to visit, especially the likes of Brancaster, where the sands stretch for miles. If you’ve brought your doggy friend with you to Norfolk, here are the best dog friendly beaches Norfolk has to offer for fun, energetic walks.

Wells-next-to-sea: recently named one of the most dog-friendly in the country, is a fun place to explore. Best for: year-round fun splashing in the sea, running up the sand dunes and playing in an exciting environment. Featured cottage nearby: Curlew Cottage, Wells

Overstrand: Located East of Cromer, near the Royal Cromer Golf Club, the beach is mostly sandy with a fishing heritage. Dog restrictions on central beach in the summer months (length of promenade) Best for: Long walks. Featured cottage nearby: The Swallows, Overstand

Brancaster: Long, sandy beaches for uninterrupted walks. Summer month restrictions from 1st may-30th September. Be aware of wildlife. Best for: good parking access, year round, miles of sand! Featured cottage nearby: Calendar Cottage, Thornham

Heacham: Great for a walk to Snettisham along the sea defences or the beach. Best for: free parking. Featured Cottage nearby: Old Times, Heacham

Holkham: With windswept tidelines, maze of creeks and saltings, miles of dunes and sandpits. Also nearby are shady pinewoods. Best for: a variety of walks. Featured cottage nearby: Flint Drift, Wells

Blakeney: A beautiful coastal area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it offers superb views across the estuary and salt marshes out to Blakeney Point. Best for: Salt marsh walk. Featured cottage nearby: Waters Rush. Blakeney

Don’t forget to scout out the coastal path routes, although most require dogs on leads. Plus all the other beaches not mentioned here!