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The Norfolk Coast - your next holiday destination

Are you looking for a fun and exciting seaside holiday? Norfolk is the perfect place to get away from it all and enjoy some quality time with friends or family! With its miles of stunning coastline, beautiful beaches, and quaint villages, what’s not to love about Norfolk? Whether it’s a mid-week adventure or a week-long getaway, there are plenty of short breaks in Norfolk that will suit all budgets and tastes.

It is often said that the term seaside holiday is just a synonym for sunshine and relaxation. At mYminiBreakwe think that seaside holidays are the most enjoyable holidays because they are perfect for people who love nature, swimming and sunbathing.

There are many seaside resorts across England and the UK and there are even more across the world, but there is nothing more than a family holiday on the Norfolk Coast. It is always enjoyable to spend one's holidays in these places.

The best seaside Accommodation in the united kingdom is situated on the Norfolk Coastline, This region is a wonderful combination of the sea, forest, and lake, with plenty of birds and fish, and crystal clear water. It is a real paradise for anglers, hunters and nature lovers.

West Norfolk has been designated an area of outstanding beauty and the area is popular with walkers, cyclists and families, West Norfolk has several tourist attractions including the Hunstanton, Sandringham Royal estate, Holkham Hall estate, Houghton Hall and Castle Acre Priory. King's Lynn is the largest town in West Norfolk and has a historic town centre with several medieval buildings.

The area is served by King's Lynn railway station which has direct trains to London and Norwich via Ely. Norfolk is a county in the east of England. It borders Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk, Its northern and eastern boundaries are with the North Sea and The Wash respectively.

Hunstanton Seaside Break Holidays

Hunstanton, more affectionately known as "Sunny Hunny", is the perfect place to enjoy your holidays by the seaside. With its lovely sandy beaches and many fun activities like swimming, sunbathing, and boating, you'll be sure to have a great time!

There is a lot of accommodation in Hunstanton, from self-catered holiday cottages and shepherd huts to rental chalets. You can choose the one that best suits your needs and enjoy your holiday with family or friends. All of our self-catered accommodation options come with the necessary equipment for cooking and relaxing, so you'll have everything you need for a perfect holiday!

If you're looking for a place to stay during the holidays that isn't too far from others, mYminibreak offers guest houses that are perfect for you, whether it's a self-catering holiday accommodation or a bed and breakfast retreat!

Norfolk Coastal Cottages

If you're looking for a seaside holiday cottage in Norfolk, you'll be spoilt for choice. With so many beautiful coastal towns and villages to explore, you're sure to find the perfect place to stay. From cosy thatched cottages to large beach houses, there's something for everyone. And with the sandy beaches and stunning coastline right on your doorstep, you'll never be far from the sea.

There's something special about a seaside holiday cottage. Something about the sea air and being by the coast just makes everything feel more relaxed. If you're looking for something a little different from your usual coastal holiday cottage, then
Norfolk Coastal Cottages is the perfect place to stay. With our beautiful golden beaches and cosy cottages, it's the perfect place to get away and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Here at mYminibreak, we are a family-run business that has been providing Bed and Breakfast, holiday cottages and chalets for over 10 years. We offer a range of properties and accommodations to suit all budgets, from self-catering lodgings to Shepherds Huts. At our Hunstanton site we offer a number of campsite pitches from touring pitches, and motorhome pitches to glamping pods, so you can enjoy the great outdoors during your stay.

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Why the Great British Seaside Holiday is Back for Good

The great British seaside holiday is back for good because it is a classic summertime activity that provides families with an enjoyable and affordable way to spend time together. Seaside holidays offer something for everyone, from the opportunity to build sandcastles and paddle in the sea, to exploring rock pools and visiting amusement parks. With so much to see and do, it is no wonder that they are becoming increasingly popular with holidaymakers of all ages.

The best UK beach holidays can be had on the Norfolk coast, with its wide, sandy beaches and picturesque seaside towns. For a more relaxed pace of life, head to West Norfolk, where you can while away the days exploring quaint villages and taking in the stunning views. One of the best things about a seaside holiday is that there are plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained, whatever the weather. So, whether you’re looking for a traditional bucket-and-spade break or something a little more adventurous, the great British seaside town of Hunstanton has it all.

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A Holiday by the Sea

Hunstanton also known as "Sunny Hunny" is a seaside town in Norfolk, England. The town is on the coast of The Wash, north of Kings Lynn and west of Great Yarmouth. It faces west onto Hunstanton Beach and offers a wide range of tourist attractions. The town is a popular seaside resort in the summer months, and its main industry is tourism. Hunstanton was founded as a seaside resort in 1846, and its long promenade and traditional seaside architecture make it a popular destination for visitors.

The town has a wide range of independent shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs, as well as two museums which are The Hunstanton Heritage Center and Artworks at The Town Hall, an indoor bowling alley, an Amusement park and much more. There are also several golf courses in the area, including the world-famous Hunstanton Golf Club.

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Sunny Hunny is a great place for a seaside holiday, with regular bus services to Kings Lynn and Norwich. It has a wide range of attractions and facilities, as well as a wide selection of hotels, guest houses and bed and breakfasts to suit all budgets. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of holiday parks or self-catering properties.

At Norfolk Coastal Cottages, we are located on the outskirts of Hunstanton, Our family-friendly self catered accommodations are perfect for those who enjoy the outdoors and all that it entails, We are also just a short drive from some of the best beaches in Norfolk!

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, or to bring the whole family along, we have something for everyone! We offer both cottages and camping pitches at our lovely location, which is just a 3-minute walk from the beach so you can choose your perfect holiday!

If you are interested in finding out more about our self-catering accommodations, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our team today. We would be more than happy to answer any questions that you may have and help you in any way we can!

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Things to do in Hunstanton

There's plenty to do in Hunstanton, with something to suit everyone. Hunstanton is a traditional seaside resort, with a long sandy beach, a historic pier and plenty to do by the seaside. The town has a variety of shops and a wide range of places to eat and drink.

For those who enjoy the great outdoors, there are plenty of walks to be enjoyed along the coast and in the nearby countryside. The town is also home to a golf course and a number of other sports facilities.

There are a number of tourist attractions in Hunstanton, including the Sea Life Centre, and the Hunstanton Heritage Garden and centre. The town also has a number of events throughout the year, including the Hunstanton Carnival and the Hunstanton Jazz Festival (Sunny Hunny Soul weekend). 

Family Fun at beautiful Norfolk Beaches

The Traditional seaside town of Hunstanton is a great place for a family beach holiday. The golden sand and clean, safe beach at Old Hunstanton is perfect for building sandcastles and paddling in the waves. There are plenty of activities for children of all ages, including a playground, crazy golf and a funfair. For adults, there is a lovely promenade to stroll along, shops to browse and plenty of restaurants and cafes to enjoy.

Norfolk is a great place for families to visit on holiday. Here are some ideas for fun activities to do while you're in the area:

Visit the Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary

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The Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary is a great place to visit if you're interested in marine life. You can learn about different species of fish, sharks, and other sea creatures, and see them up close in their natural habitat. The staff is also very knowledgeable and can answer any questions you have.

Hike The Norfolk Coast Path

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The Norfolk Coast Path is a beautiful walk that takes you through some of the most stunning scenery in Norfolk. You'll see plenty of wildlife along the way, and if you're lucky you might even spot a seal or 2. 

Visit Sandringham House and Gardens

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Sandringham House & Gardens is a must-see for anyone visiting west Norfolk. The house is the official residence of the British royal family, and the gardens are simply breathtaking. Make sure to leave plenty of time to explore both areas.

Have a Picnic at Holkham Beach

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Holkham Beach is one of the best beaches in west Norfolk, and it's perfect for a picnic. There's plenty of space to spread out, and you can enjoy stunning views of the coastline while you eat. Just don't forget your sunscreen!

Go for a Bike Ride in Thetford Forest

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Thetford Forest is a great place to go for a bike ride. There are plenty of trails to choose from, and you can take in some beautiful scenery while you pedal. Just make sure to watch out for the deer!

Explore Castle Acre Castle & Priory

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Castle Acre Castle & Priory is a fascinating historical site that's well worth exploring. The castle is one of the best-preserved Norman castles in England, and the priory is a beautiful example of early Gothic architecture.

Climb to the Top of Old Hunstanton Lighthouse

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This is a great activity for anyone who loves a good view. The climb to the top of Old Hunstanton Lighthouse isn't too strenuous, and you'll be rewarded with some stunning panoramic views of the town and coastline.

Enjoy Fish & Chips on the Beachfront

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This is a great way to relax and enjoy the views. There are plenty of ice cream shops and fish and chip restaurants along the beachfront, so you'll be spoilt for choice. Just make sure to save some room for dessert! Henrys is a personal favorite of ours and many locals in Hunstanton.

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The Best Seaside Holidays in the UK

There's something special about a seaside holiday in the UK. From building sandcastles and taking a stroll along the beach, to enjoying some traditional fish and chips, there are plenty of activities to keep you entertained. And, with so many stunning seaside locations to choose from, you're spoilt for choice when it comes to finding the perfect place to stay.

So, whether you're looking for a relaxing break or an action-packed adventure, here are some of the UK's finest seaside resorts:


Norfolk is a beautiful county in the East of England, and it's home to some of the UK's best beaches. With its wide open spaces and unspoilt coastline, it's the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. And, with plenty of activities on offer, including walking, cycling and birdwatching, you'll never be bored.

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Hunstanton, West Norfolk

This traditional seaside resort is a great place to enjoy all the classic activities associated with a trip to the beach. With its wide sandy beaches, Hunstanton is perfect for building sandcastles, flying kites and paddling in the sea. And, when you're ready to take a break from the sun, there are plenty of shops and cafes to explore. For something different, why not try your hand at seal-watching? You can also take a boat trip to see the amazing chalk cliffs which line the coast.

If you're looking for somewhere to stay, our Norfolk Coastal Cottages near Hunstanton are a great choice. We have two dog-friendly, self-catering holiday cottages located on the outskirts of the historic village of Heacham, just a short walk from the beach. Our Guest houses, Bed & Breakfast, self-catering Accommodations, Chalets, Cottages, Glamping Bell Tents and Shepherd's Huts are perfect for couples, families and groups of friends.

Heacham, West Norfolk

Heacham, like Hunstanton, is unique in that it’s one of just two resorts in the East that face West and therefore is known as one of the sunniest resorts in the area. Sunsets here are absolutely beautiful and are a must-see! Heacham is a great place to stay with easy access to many bus routes which means you’re in easy reach of Hunstanton, King’s Lynn, the Coast and Fakenham.

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Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

The historic town of Great Yarmouth is located at the very centre of the Norfolk coastline, making it a popular choice for those looking to stay in one of Norfolk's seaside resorts. The town offers an array of activities and attractions, from its famous Sea Life Centre and Hippodrome Circus, to its many museums and art galleries. With plenty to see and do in Great Yarmouth itself, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to exploring everything this vibrant resort has to offer.

Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

Situated on the stunning north Norfolk coast, Wells-next-the-Sea is a beautiful seaside town that's perfect for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With its wide sandy beaches, colourful beach huts with wildlife in abundance, Wells is a nature lover's paradise. The town is also home to numerous independent shops, cafes and restaurants, so you can enjoy some retail therapy or relax with a coffee in one of Wells' many quaint cafes.

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Sheringham, Norfolk

If you're looking for somewhere a little quieter than Great Yarmouth, then the seaside town of Sheringham could be perfect for you. Located on the north Norfolk coast, Sheringham is a popular choice for those looking to enjoy some traditional seaside activities, such as fishing and crabbing. The town is also home to the North Norfolk Railway, which offers visitors the opportunity to take a steam train ride through some of Norfolk's stunning countryside.

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Whitby, Yorkshire

With its stunning coastline and picturesque villages, Whitby is one of Yorkshire's most popular seaside towns. It's also home to some great attractions, including the world-famous Whitby Abbey and the Dracula Experience. So, whether you're looking for a traditional seaside break or an action-packed adventure holiday, this is the perfect place for you.

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Blackpool, Lancashire

Blackpool is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the UK and has been a favourite among holidaymakers for many years. From its iconic tower to its three piers, there's plenty to see and do here. And, with so many great hotels on offer, you're sure to find somewhere that suits your budget.

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Brighton, East Sussex

Brighton is a popular seaside destination for both locals and tourists alike. With its lively pier and vibrant nightlife, there's plenty to keep you entertained here. And, with so many great hotels on offer, you're sure to find somewhere that suits your budget.

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Bournemouth, Dorset

Bournemouth is a beautiful seaside town that's perfect for a relaxing break. With its seven miles of golden beaches and stunning cliff-top views, it's easy to see why this is such a popular destination. And, with so many great hotels on offer, you're sure to find somewhere that suits your budget.

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Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Scarborough is a traditional seaside resort that's perfect for a family holiday. With its two beaches, lively seafront and variety of shops and restaurants, there's plenty to keep you entertained here. And, with so many great hotels on offer, you're sure to find somewhere that suits your budget.

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Holiday Cottages by the Sea

Holiday cottages by the sea are the perfect setting for a family holiday. With beautiful beaches and a resort feel, they offer value for money and a great way to enjoy the British seaside. With buckets and spades, fish and chips and all the fun of the seaside, holiday cottages by the sea are a great way to enjoy a holiday.

Norfolk Holiday Cottages by the Sea provides self-catering accommodation along the Norfolk Coast. All of the cottages have their own unique seaside charm and many are friendly too. Norfolk Coastal Cottages is the perfect place to stay if you're looking for a British seaside holiday with all the comforts of home. With beautiful beaches, great food and a relaxed atmosphere, The Norfolk Coast is the perfect place to enjoy a holiday by the sea.

Romantic Seaside Cottages

Norfolk's coast and countryside parks provide the perfect setting for a romantic getaway with your loved one. With stunning scenery and plenty of opportunities for walks followed by cosy evenings in front of the fire, Norfolk is a popular choice for couples looking for a romantic break. Watching the sunset on Heacham Beach over The Wash makes for a special day out while spotting deer around Holkham Hall or strolling around the Sandringham Estate adds a touch of class to your holiday. With so many options, it’s clear why Norfolk is such a popular choice for couples looking to get away from it all.

At mYminibreak, Our quaint cottages are nestled in some of the most picturesque scenery and shoreline in all of Norfolk, making them an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding area. There are a variety of charming villages, sandy beaches, and bird reserves that are just waiting to be explored along the coast of North Norfolk, which is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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You may go for a stroll along the Coast Path, or you could spend the day travelling by rail along the Bittern Line. The Hunstanton to Kings Lynn loop through Sandringham Estate is one example of the many cycle routes that are available for those who would rather travel on two wheels than four. To learn more about cycling around Old Hunstanton, visit Komoot.com

Take a leisurely stroll through the lovely market village of Burnham Market; or take a boat trip along the North Norfolk coastline. When it comes to deciding how to spend your time during your romantic seaside holiday in Norfolk, you will be spoiled for choice due to the abundance of attractions and activities available.

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    Seaside Holidays FAQs!

    What are the arrival and departure times?

    Please be aware that Check-in and Check-out times vary slightly from property to property. For At Norfolk Coast Cottages and Camping, you can arrive as early as 5 pm, including late evening, but please be sure to vacate the property by 11 am so that our team can have enough time to service the accommodation between lets. We hope you have a pleasant stay!

    Do your properties have accommodations for guests with disabilities?

    Our Norfolk seaside cottages and chalets are on one level with parking nearby which can suit less mobile guests. However, there are no specific disability aids such as grab rails installed and the doors from the open plan lounge are narrow, so they may not be suitable for guests in wheelchairs. If you have any questions or concerns about accessibility, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to help in any way we can.

    Are your properties suitable for children?

    Absolutely! All of our properties are suitable for children. We understand that families often vacation together and we want to make sure that everyone has a memorable and fun experience while they're here. Our staff is trained to be accommodating and our facilities are designed with families in mind.

    Are your properties suitable for dogs?

    Of course. Your dog is as much a member of the family as any human, so we’ve done our best to make the properties suitable for both human and doggie guests. There’s a doggie treat welcoming them at every property. There is a water bowl and spare poo bags available too. We do ask that you bring your dog's bed or cage and keep them off the furniture.

    What about internet access and phones?

    All of our properties now have Wi-fi available, so you can stay connected while you're here. Just bring your devices and log on to the Wi-fi with your Facebook account. If you don't have a Facebook account, please register for one before your arrival. Most of the properties have a good fibre connection, but we can't be responsible for the availability of the service.

    What public transport is there?

    Coastline & CoastHopper, Looking to explore the North Norfolk coast? The Coastliner 36 route runs from King's Lynn to Wells and connects with the CoastHopper Service that runs from Wells to Cromer every hour both ways, 7 days a week. This service is a great way to see everything this coastline has to offer!


    Our venue offers a range of Cottages, Chalets and Glamping accommodations to suit all budgets, perfect for a quick break

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    Registered Address: 82A James Carter Road, Mildenhall, Suffolk, IP28 7DE

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