I must admit that I’m a bit late discovering this one. It would seem that many of my friends have already been to Weybourne in Norfolk and loved it.
If, like me, you haven’t been there, I would like to say you’re missing out on a splendid strip of unspoiled coastline.
And yes, it’s shingle, which doesn’t particularly lend itself to sunbathing or paddling, but it is perfect for a walk, especially now that we’re heading into winter. As long as you wrap up warm, you’ll have a great time. In fact, I hid behind a hedgerow last week and had a picnic with some friends! (Hurrah for summer!)
To be slightly more serious though, the thing that I like most about this part of the coast is its isolation. There is literally nothing else nearby, except for people long line fishing or walking their dogs. I find listening to the sounds of the waves very therapeutic, and the smell of the sea air calming, which is perfect for the weekend.
Although I didn’t venture into the dunes, I have been reliably informed that if you don’t want the work out of walking on shingle, the view from there is rather spectacular. Either way there’s plenty to explore, even if there are no shops or ice cream vendors.
Having said that we passed through Holt to get there, so we did have the perfect opportunity to stop off for some cake at Byfords first (just to make sure we had enough calories for a bracing walk, you understand!)
Weybourne is located on the A149 on the north Norfolk coast.
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