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Great to walk along

Walked along here at weekend, looked a nice beach, tide was in when we went but apparently is good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michelle D
Matlock, United Kingdom
Fantastic dog friendly beach

Flo our Cockerpoo loved this beach and didn't want to come home! Great beach with lovely sand and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tim H
Rayleigh, Essex
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Bacton, England
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All reviews lovely beach sea wall perfect holiday peace and quiet certain parts an ice cream van dogs are allowed sandy beaches safe beach high tide tide times the shore line coastal path lovely walk dog friendly beach gas terminal poachers pocket
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked along here at weekend, looked a nice beach, tide was in when we went but apparently is good for swimming when the sea is calmer

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flo our Cockerpoo loved this beach and didn't want to come home! Great beach with lovely sand and a dog playground. We did get a great understanding of the coastal erosion as well.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 8 September 2018

If you want action and/or commerciality (is that a word?) don't go to Bacton. My wife and I have been visiting Bacton for 20 years now (nearly every year) and it's so laid back it's beyond the horizontal! The beach is fantastic,obviously more so when...More

2  Thank Bob H
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Went there because it was quiet and we could take the dog onto the beach. Beautiful beach we loved, the dog loved it. Shame some dog owners do not pick up the dog mess.

Thank greenhill50
Reviewed 27 August 2018

What a lovely summer holiday I had with my family. When the sea is out the beach is covered in pools were the children can splash around freely and safely. Its never too crowded and pets are also welcomealong certain parts of it.

Thank Daphne R
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We visited on a cloudy evening and found the beach empty and perfect for a long dog walk. Miles of sand with just the occasional fisherman and some children playing in a deep pool. Shame about the surroundings of the gasworks but if you keep...More

Thank Sara J
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Visited for and afternoon. Was very quiet with really only a cafe, fish & chip shop and an ice cream van. Was pleasant, but nothing to write home about. The tide was in so didn't really get to experience the beach. My son was stung...More

Thank Darren F
Reviewed 6 August 2018

There are far more beautiful beaches in Norfolk. Hard to access and dangerous if not very mobile. Main Gas Terminal from North Sea is situated at Bacton so not very pretty! Would not return!

Thank H7712POmaria
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Bacton is a beautiful place to have a holiday, explore it’s amazing history and to live here (we’re retiring to Bacton in a few years). Just a shame that a few dog owners spoil it for others. Bacton lanes are typical country short walks to...More

2  Thank Pinkabroad
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Have been so lucky.. weather hottest it's been for years. Beach fantastic and clean.. not busy. Keep eye on tide times.. I suggest mornings are better with tide out. Local cafee a short walk away.. so friendly. Owner left us in charge while they took...More

1  Thank Karl B
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Ruth E
27 February 2018|
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Response from Helene B | Reviewed this property |
As another traveller has mentioned, parking by the beach is free at Bacton. Another alternative is to park in the small supermarket car park to meet and walk to the beach from the side of the shop.
Karen R
9 February 2018|
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Response from Helene B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, dogs are allowed on certain parts of the beach during specified times. There are signs along the coastline, however, some of the markings have eroded so it's not always clear. Generally, you need to be careful between... More
1 October 2017|
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Response from Di O | Reviewed this property |
There are points in the sea wall to use steps to go up and over. Then from the walk way you need to use steps down onto the beach. A bit difficult for restricted mobility