Opening times for 30 November 2023
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Parking at Brancaster Beach (not owned by National Trust). Chargeable pay and display including for National Trust members. Very limited parking at Brancaster Staithe adjacent to Dial House, subject to tidal flooding.
Toilets at Brancaster Beach (inc disabled) open 6am to 6pm, tide dependant. Toilet at Brancaster Staithe harbour.
Dogs welcome, but some restrictions apply. Please ensure they are kept under close control at all times.
Parking at Brancaster Beach (not National Trust). Accessible toilet at Brancaster Beach. Toilet at Brancaster Staithe harbour, limited parking.
Accessible toilet available at Brancaster Beach and Brancaster Staithe harbour.
Parking: Beach Road, Brancaster (not National Trust), charge including members. Limited parking at Brancaster Staithe (Harbour Way) subject to tidal flooding
Sat Nav: For Brancaster Beach please use PE31 8AX (Beach Road), If you are visiting Brnacaster Staithe Harbour, please us PE31 8BW (Harbour Way)
Brancaster Estate is on the Norfolk Coast Path.
Coasthopper buses run all year round between King's Lynn, Hunstanton, Wells, Fakenham, Sheringham and Cromer
Information for horse owners planning to ride on Brancaster Beach.
Brancaster Beach is a two pawprint rated place. Dogs and responsible owners are very much welcome here. We know your pets will enjoy it as much as you.
Take a look at the map of Brancaster Estate to help plan your visit.
Iconic coastline with a wide expanse of golden sandy beach.
Once a busy cargo port, trade declined in the 1800s. Now a thriving fishing industry survives alongside recreational pleasure craft.
A Scheduled Ancient Monument, once a Roman army fort and now a grassy meadow and home to skylarks and insects.
Refreshment kiosk (not National Trust)
The kiosk opposite the car park has seaside essentials including ice cream, teas, coffees and buckets and spades.
Brancaster Estate, with its wide expanse of golden sands, is perfect for summer sunbathing or winter wanders. Here’s everything you need to know when planning your visit.
Plan a fun-filled day out at Brancaster beach. With its wide expanse of golden sands, it is perfect for sandcastles, wanders, picnics and paddling.
The charming village of Brancaster Staithe has a harbour with a long history dating back to the days when Brancaster was a Roman town and port.
Enjoy a circular walk through Burnham Overy Staithe near Brancaster, soaking up the beautiful sights of the North Norfolk coast and its wildlife as well as local history.
Wander through Brancaster Staithe and enjoy the sights of the coast and its wildlife. There are views from Barrow Common and the chance to visit the site of Branodunum Roman Fort along the way.
A historic flint building with a colourful and bright interior sleeping up to 22, this is an ideal place to celebrate a large family get together.
A pretty cottage overlooking the mill stream near the Norfolk coast and Blakeney Nature Reserve.
Part of a converted watermill, with an open plan layout overlooking the mill pool and close to the coast.
Brancaster beach with its wide expanse of golden sands is perfect for summer sandcastles or winter wanders, even on the busiest of days there is room to find your own space and get lost in its tranquil calm.
Visit Branodunum, an intriguing Scheduled Ancient Monument. Once the home of the Roman Army, it is now a grassy meadow home to skylarks and a vast variety of insects.
Walk along the Norfolk Coast Path and explore the coastline, taking in the panoramic views of the saltmarsh across to Brancaster Harbour and Scolt Head Island National Nature Reserve (managed by Natural England) beyond. Home to a variety of wildlife, the sights and sounds of thousands of over-wintering pink footed geese flying over the estate to roost with the backdrop of a coastal sunset is an unforgettable experience.