Brancaster Estate

Iconic North Norfolk coastline famous for wildlife and sandy beaches

Places to visit on the Brancaster Estate

Girl jumping over waves

50 things on the Norfolk Coast 

50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ on the Norfolk Coast. From organised events to those you can enjoy on your own as a family, we've all the space you’ll ever need so let the adventure begin.

Brancaster Staithe

Brancaster Staithe Wildlife walk Norfolk 

Wander through Brancaster Staithe and enjoy the beautiful sights of the coast and its wildlife. There are excellent views from Barrow Common and the chance to see the site of Branodunum Roman Fort.

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What's on

two adults searching through grass in front of some boats. One is holding a clipboard

Norfolk Coast BioBlitz 2017 

Over the course of one weekend this summer (22 & 23 July) individuals and communities will be able to take part in the largest wildlife survey ever carried out in Norfolk.

Upcoming events

Norfolk Coast BioBlitz

Sat 22 Jul 2017
09:30-17:00
Can you help us in a race against time to identify as much of our special wildlife as possible? Join us for a weekend of outdoor adventures on the Norfolk Coast and help to discover the amazing wildlife found here.

50 things - Wild Wednesdays

Wed 26 Jul 2017
12:00-16:00
Join us for 50 things family fun on Brancaster Beach!

50 things Thursdays

Thu 27 Jul 2017
12:00-16:00
Join us for 50 things family fun on Brancaster Beach on a Thursday!

Saltmarsh Scramble

Wed 02 Aug 2017
09:00-11:00
Come and explore the saltmarsh & creeks of Brancaster Harbour. Get up close & personal with the wildlife & be prepared to get muddy!

Brancaster Beach Fun Day

Sat 19 Aug 2017
10:00-16:00
Join our team for a day of family fun at Brancaster Beach. Surprise yourself with a beach sculpture, teach your youngsters how to fly a kite or skim a stone, play traditional beach games and why not bring a picnic and stay all day?

Kayaking Taster Sessions

Fri 25 Aug 2017
08:30-09:30
Come and join us for an hour long fun kayaking session. Explore the creeks of Brancaster Harbour, play some games or just enjoy a gentle paddle.
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Places to stay

Burnham Overy Staithe black and white tower windmill

Self-catering accommodation on the Norfolk Coast 

A popular holiday destination. With spectacular coastlines and beautiful landscapes, it’s easy to see why people come to this little slice of heaven. From traditional Norfolk flint holiday cottages to the more unique accommodation in the form of a windmill, there's plenty to offer.

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Learning

Brick and flint built cottage that comprises of Brancaster Activity Centre

Brancaster Activity Centre 

Our flagship activity centre is the perfect place to bring your school for a residential stay or a day visit. Every visit is tailored to your needs and delivered by our expert staff

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Our work

Oystercatcher

The use of drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) on the Norfolk Coast 

The unauthorised use of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) or drones as they are more commonly known, is not permitted on or over National Trust land as part of our byelaws without the necessary required qualifications and a licence granted by us. Find out more here.

Formby is at risk of coastal erosion

Urgent action needed at our coast 

Our 2015 Shifting shores report, calls for a bold and imaginative approach to coastline management.