Facilities & access


  • Refreshments at Brancaster Beach Cafe (not National Trust)
  • Parking at Beach Road car park (not National Trust), charge including members. Cars £4, Cars/Trailers £8, Motorbikes £1.50, Coach £10, Weekly Pass £20, Seasonal Pass £75.
  • Access to car park via Beach Road can be subject to tidal flooding
  • Toilets at Brancaster Beach and Brancaster Staithe Harbour
  • Several pubs nearby in the villages Brancaster and Brancaster Staithe
  • Information can be found at Brancaster Millenium Centre
  • Limited parking at Brancaster Staithe adjacent to activity centre, subject to tidal flooding
  • Dogs welcome, but some restrictions apply
  • Scolt Head Island National Nature Reserve managed by Natural England

Family & children

  • Long walks along the golden sandy beach
  • Miles of great sand for building sand castles
  • Expansive shoreline ideal for playing in the shallow surf


  • Partly accessible, undulating terrain and soft sand on entrance leading to Brancaster Beach
  • Accessible toilet at Brancaster Beach
  • Seating - limited across the estate due to the natural surroundings
  • Access to Branodunum Roman Fort via Norfolk Coast Path
  • Grazing livestock on Branodunum Roman Fort