Glamping near Wells-Next-the-Sea with campfires

Birdwatch on hikes among wildflowers while coastal camping near Wells-next-the-Sea.

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Glamping near Wells-Next-the-Sea with campfires guide


Experience camping amid nature's marvels on the Norfolk Coast near Wells-next-the-Sea. Dive into Norfolk Coast AONB and visit Holkham National Nature Reserve to see scenic marshes and sandy shores that host vibrant birdlife, including avocets and marsh harriers. Or venture to Blakeney National Nature Reserve—home to grey seals and coastal hikes amidst wildflowers. Explore Titchwell Marsh, another birder’s paradise with reedbeds and coastal paths teeming with bird species like bitterns and elegant wading birds. Campsites near each area offer spacious pitches, modern facilities, and easy access to these natural gems, creating a comfortable and convenient base for an unforgettable camping adventure.

Where to go

Holkham National Nature Reserve

Holkham National Nature Reserve is made up of sand dunes, salt marshes, and pine forests. Enjoy scenic walks with birdwatching opportunities for avocets, oystercatchers, and curlews. The vast sandy beach of Holkham, often considered one of the most beautiful in the UK, provides a perfect spot for beachcombing, swimming, and stunning sunsets. After a day of exploring the diverse landscapes, retreat to a caravan hire, pet-friendly lodge, or pitch with modern facilities like full hookups, toilets, and showers.

Blakeney National Nature Reserve

Situated just 15 minutes from Wells-next-the-Sea, Blakeney National Nature Reserve is home to a colony of grey seals and endless greenery. Take a boat trip to observe these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. The coastal area also offers excellent birdwatching opportunities. Campsites and holiday parks provide accommodations for tents and caravans, with pitches that have full electrical hookups, showers, and picnic areas. Most areas like Blakeney Point and Cley Beach are also dog friendly, but note restrictions that protect ground nesting birds during certain seasons.

Titchwell Marsh Nature Reserve

This RSPB nature reserve offers a diverse habitat of marshes, reedbeds, and sandy beaches, attracting a wide variety of bird species, including avocets, bitterns, and marsh harriers. Enjoy scenic walks along the reserve's popular trails, like Fen Trail and Coastal Path, and then settle in at one of the nearby campsites offering spacious tent pitches, caravan spaces, and motorhome pitches. Most have facilities like toilet and shower facilities, drinking water points, and picnic areas. Holiday cottage rentals are also available on-site.

When to go

Summers in Wells-next-the-Sea offer mild and pleasant weather, with temperatures ranging from 18–22°C. Winters are cool and crisp, with temperatures averaging between 2–6°C, which allows campers to take in the coastal scenery under clear skies. Spring and autumn bring milder temperatures, ranging from 10–15°C, which are ideal hiking conditions to observe nature’s colours.

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