Wells beach, Wells-next-the-sea, Norfolk
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    Wells Beach Information

    Wells beach combines a sand beach with a little town and fishing port, although the town name is Wells-Next-the-Sea it is nearly a mile from the open sea and beach.

    Wells beach is part of a long stretch of beach, joining Holkham and is backed by sand dunes and pine woods.

    You often have to walk some way to get to the sea but be careful as when the tide turns and starts to come in it can be very fast.

    Facilities at the beach include toilets, cafe/restaurant, shop, slipway, beach hut hire.

    Wells Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Wells Beach has dog restrictions. Wells beach has a dog ban on a 200-yard stretch of the beach between the beginning of May and the end of September.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Wells-next-the-Sea, 28 beaches in Norfolk, or check our list of Norfolk Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing Water Quality


    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain tomorrow and Wednesday, with high temperatures falling to 6°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy overnight.
     
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      7:27 am    3:59 pm
    Monday, Nov 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy overnight.
     
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      7:28 am    3:58 pm

    Tuesday, Nov 20th
     Windy until evening and light rain overnight.
     
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      7:30 am    3:56 pm
    Wednesday, Nov 21st
     Light rain in the morning.
     
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      7:32 am    3:55 pm

    Thursday, Nov 22nd
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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      7:34 am    3:54 pm
    Friday, Nov 23rd
     Mostly cloudy in the morning.
     
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      7:35 am    3:53 pm

    Saturday, Nov 24th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       41%  27%   5 mph
      7:37 am    3:52 pm
    Sunday, Nov 25th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       47%  57%   10 mph
      7:39 am    3:51 pm

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