Old Hunstanton Beach - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Old Hunstanton Beach, Hunstanton PE36 6JJ, UK
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About Old Hunstanton Beach
A wide, sandy beach backed by dunes with beach huts nestled within, Old Hunstanton Beach is quieter and close to nature. The beach itself is a world away from the pebbles of Hunstanton main beach. Instead, it is an expanse of fine golden sand, backed by dunes and the renowned striped cliffs. Storms deposit items on the beach including marine life this may be strandings of cetaceans, mass strandings of starfish and shellfish or boats wrecked in storms.
Attractions Near Old Hunstanton Beach
The Norfolk Coast Path runs from Hunstanton in west Norfolk round to Sea Palling on the north east Norfolk coast. The majority of this walking trail runs through the dramatic landscape of the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are lovely settlements to explore along the trail, including seaports, fishing villages and seaside resorts, each boasting their own interesting history and welcoming charm.
Norfolk Lavender is at the heart of the West Coast of Norfolk. It is England's premier lavender farm, renowned worldwide. There are over 100 types of Lavender, and the Field and Distillery Tours are well worth a visit.
Titchwell Marsh is blessed with diverse habitats that include reedbeds, saltmarsh, and freshwater lagoons where avocets, bearded tits, and marsh harriers nest. It was one of The RSPB's most popular reserves from sandy beaches to lagoons and reedbeds. This internationally important reserve is part of the North Norfolk Coast Site of Special Scientific Interest and the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is also protected through Natura 2000, Special Protection Area, and Ramsar li
Snettisham Park is a working farm where you and your family can have an adventurous day out. You can bottle feed lambs, collect fresh farm eggs and ride ponies as well as taking a walk on one of three wonderful trails. The farm is grazed by a 400-ewe flock, a herd of red deer, horses and ponies too.
RSPB Snettisham is an extensive reserve situated in the southeast corner of The Wash. This site is most famous for its flocks of whirling waders over the wash, they appear to take on a single entity like a shoal of mackerel avoiding a predator, truly awesome to watch. By far the largest part of the reserve is on the mudflats of the Wash that provide the feeding grounds that attract the huge number of waders, especially in the autumn and winter.
vBrancaster beach is one of the best of North Norfolk's stunning beaches, with miles of unspoilt golden sand, stretching from Titchwell to Brancaster Staithe. This beach is part of the Brancaster Estate which is now owned by the National Trust. This iconic stretch of coast is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and also home to important natural features such as the tidal salt marshes of Scolt Head.
Where is Old Hunstanton Beach
Discover More Attractions in Norfolk, Where Old Hunstanton Beach Is Located
Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England. It borders Lincolnshire to the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea and to the northwest, The Wash.Norfolk County’s most popular tourist attractions are the beaches, ports, towns and villages along Lake Erie, known as Ontario’s South Coast.