Around Wells ...Top things to do  

Skylark Cottage is a  great place to stay.

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. 


Spend time on Wells beach

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


Relax on the Quay

Enjoy the harbour with fishing boats and old old world charm.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Walk with Alpaccas

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


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.  


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,
The Victoria at  Holkham ,The Red Lion at Stiffkey,The Chequers at Binham
 Cookies crab house at Salt house for seafood, very basic, bring your own wine and alfresco eating. 

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