While there’s accommodation scattered throughout East Anglia, most of the b&bs in Norfolk are near the beach. Wells, Sheringham, Cromer and Hunstanton are home to the most generous sprinkling of bed and breakfasts. With large beaches extending in both directions you can see why all four of these villages, (Wells-Next-the-Sea in particular) are such popular to stay. On this page we have gathered the largest list of b&bs by the sea in Norfolk, with over 180 different bed and breakfasts to browse - all within easy walking distance of the beach.
Beginning in Sandringham which boast some of Norfolk’s most wonderful countryside you are just a short drive from the sandy West facing beaches at Heacham and Hunstanton. As well as the excellent bed and breakfasts in Hunstanton, we list B&Bs in popular (but less well-known) villages like Heacham and Sedgeford.
This site includes details of luxury accommodation in more 'upmarket' parts of Norfolk like Burnham Market and Holt, don’t be surprised to find a b&b with a hot tub in these parts of Norfolk. Nearby spots like Brancaster, Brancaster Staithe, Burnham Overy Staithe are also good options for finding a bed and breakfast near the beach on the west coast of Norfolk. In school holidays and other peak times these are always the first properties to become fully booked. If you’re interested in a b&b near Hunstanton or Cromer during these times be sure to contact the owner to avoid disappointment.
Following the coastline east, Wells-Next-the-Sea is one of Alan Partridge's favourite beaches and a great place to find a both budget and luxury bed and breakfasts. Blakeney and the surrounding nature reserves at Stiffkey and Morston are great places to stay for birdwatchers and walkers alike.
If you are looking for bed and breakfast near Cley, Holt or other towns in central North Norfolk you will find several delightful B&Bs to choose from. This location is perfect for those wanting to be close to great beaches like Wells and Sheringham. Many of the B&Bs on this site are dog friendly and this is indicated with the ‘dog friendly’ label on individual listings.
There’s no better way to follow a traditional full English breakfast that a brisk walk on the beach. Browsing our b&b’s in Cromer, Sheringham and Wells-Next-the-Sea is a sensible way to find somewhere to stay that lets you burn off some calories on the sand after brekkie!