Peaceful Beaches on the Norfolk Coast

When visiting Seacroft Holiday Village, peace and quiet can be very important for some of our guests at times. Crowded beaches may not be what you’re looking for, and whilst the nearby beaches at Hemsby and Great Yarmouth are great fun, they’re very lively and vibrant. If you’d prefer to visit peaceful beaches on the Norfolk Coast, then read on for our recommendations.


Brancaster Beach

With a golf course nearby, Brancaster Beach has miles of flat sand – perfect for a quiet stroll along the beach. The beach is also closeby to Scolt Head, the tidal salt marshes.

When looking for peaceful beaches on the Norfolk Coast, consider Horsey, home to an adorable colony of seals!

Horsey Beach

A little more secluded, the hidden-away beach of Horsey can often feel like you have the entire beach just for yourselves. This is a great place to spot some seals, and it naturally quite quiet because of this – it is important that the seals are not disturbed.


Holkham Bay

This large, unspoilt beach has been voted the best in Britain – and it was also featured in the award-winning film Shakespeare in Love. With a boardwalk to enjoy a quiet walk through the woods to reach the beach, this is a lovely afternoon at the seaside if craving some peace with beautiful views.

Winterton-on-Sea has a quiet beach, perfect when considering peaceful beaches on the Norfolk Coast.

Winterton-on-Sea Beach

Next door to Hemsby is Winterton-on-Sea. With many secluded spots to lay back and relax, the beach also has a delightful café, the Winterton Dunes Beach Café, which you can read about on our website here. Why not grab a bite to eat, or a lovely hot drink, and take in what the quiet beach has to offer?


Mundesley Beach

Mundesley beach is beautifully classic, with a unique traditional atmosphere. There are facilities up on the cliffs, accessible by steps. The beach is large and flat – another good place for a quiet walk – and it one of the hidden gems of peaceful beaches on the Norfolk coast.

Last reviewed 26 May 2017. Photo of Winterton Beach by David Street, courtesy of Great Yarmouth Borough Council. Photo of Seal at Horsey by Adam Yardley.

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