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 Skylark cottage and  caravans on the Pinewoods site  ... great places to stay in Wells
Wells high street

 Explore  Wells town

Wells is a small town situated behind a picturesque harbour, there is plenty to do in this area; beaches, walking, bird watching, pubs and cycling. A selection of shops, butchers, bakers, fruitshops etc and good pubs. 


Wells Quay just yards from the cottage

Fish for crabs 

Just dangle a piece of bacon and you will get crabs. You will find crab lines and a bucket in the cottage.  This scene is just yards from Skylark cottage. Take a cup of tea and enjoy the sailing and fishing boats at high tide. 

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Spend time on Wells beach

A wonderful stretch of Golden Sand. Enchanting beach huts, sand dunes and pinewoods.  


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Relax on the Albatross


Relax to music and have a drink on the Albatross the tall sailing largeship on the Quay . Often some good bands playing so do go along. The view of the harbour is fantanstic and so is the beer.

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Walk from Wells to Stiffkey or Morston

Walk along the edge of the salt marsh to Stiffkey then go for lunch in the Red Lion. Its only 3 miles.
For keener walkers, walk on to Morston Quay. You can then get the coastliner bus back to Wells. It runs every frequently  in the summer and   winter.

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Walk along the beach to Holkham

Walk along the beach, from Wells to Holkham. Then walk back through either the pinewoods or Holkham park. It is a circular walk of around 6 miles. Have lunch in the Victoria at Holkham if you want to stop half way.

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Visit Holkham park and Hall

Holkham is a large stately home with extensive grounds and a deer park, it is very close to Wells. You can walk or cycle around the park. There is a large house, tearooms and an  adventure playpark set in the woods. The playpark was free last time I was there.

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Take a boat trip to see the seals 

Take a Boat trip from Morston Quay  to Blakney point to see the seals. It is a great trip enjoyable for adults and children alike.  After your trip have lunch in the Anchor at Morston.

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Have a day out in Walsingham

A narrow guage steam train will take you from Wells to Walsingham. Walshingham is an ancient medieval town , wonderfully preserved. A great place to explore. It is like going back in time.

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Walk with Alpaccas

Yes, you can go on an alpaca trek! For surreal experience walk alpacas along the bridleways at Wells-next-the-Sea

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Hire Bikes

Bikes can be hired at Wells bike hire and Holkham hall. Use bikes to get around and see the sleepy Norfolk villages and explore the region.   

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Eat at local places

There are lots of good pubs in Wells and surrounding villages, try
-The Crown Inn, Wells
-The Bowling Green, Wells
-Wells Crab House, Wells
-The Victoria, Holkham
-Red Lion at Stiffkey
-The Chequers, Binham
 -Cookies crab house at Salt house for seafood. Very basic, bring your own wine and alfresco eating. Great value.