A wintery day at my favourite beach: Wells-Next-The-Sea

I adore the beach at Wells-Next-The-Sea, from the carpark with the new Joules hut to the miles and miles of sand. I do not think we have ever been there and had a bad experience, it’s great for the dogs and the children as there is just so much to do and so much space to explore too. 

I think it’s funny how the children like to do different things: Isla quite often dawdles along behind myself or Daddy and Noah just wants to charge about, without a care in the world. The dogs love it here too, we have been here so often that we can trust Snoopy will not run off. Now he has no ears we have to be extra vigilant about where he is and that he doesn’t wonder off too far. Thankfully he tends to stay near our feet anyway, it’s his new sensor I suppose because he cannot hear as clearly. Its like he wants to stay near us now and be more careful about where he goes. Rambo does sometimes run off, but he has been really good too since Snoopy’s operation. It’s almost like he’s stepped up a bit knowing that he has to guide Snoopy and keep him safe, on the right path. It’s incredible if that is the case. Or maybe coincidence who knows. 

On our trip we saw a collection of seals, once the tide started to come in and we saw the lifeboats coming in. It was about 4pm when they started coming in, the water tends to make a river to the right of the beach where the boats travel back to the harbour area a few miles around. It seems to come in quite quickly too! We walked all the way to the sea edge, which was about 1.5 miles from the beach huts and the edge moved closer and closer to the beach huts – about a metre every few minutes from what we could gauge. At one point we thought we had got stuck in a little lake area that the sea had made! I am glad we noticed the tide was coming in else we would have been very wet and very, very cold. 

The sand was frozen and frosty, it looked so pretty and sparkly reflecting to the sunlight. I couldn’t resist a little frosty sand shot, with the famous beach huts in the background of course: 

Below are a collection of some of my favourite photos from our day trip to Wells, Norfolk: 

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  • Sarah | Boo Roo and Tigger Too
    January 22, 2017

    Wells Next To The Sea, Is Such A Beautiful Place to Visit

  • Fiona Cambouropoulos
    January 28, 2017

    What a fab place to explore with the kids, it really does look like a beautiful beach to explore. the frosty picture with the huts in the background really is fab. It’s clear the kids loved exploring the beach with you, I love wintry beach days with the family.

    Thanks for linking up with me on #CountryKids.

  • Annette, Four Acorns
    January 28, 2017

    Your photos are stunning! Love the light and the colours, it looks like such a great place to visit. Wells-next-to-sea – what a fantastic name!

  • karen@wouldliketobe
    January 28, 2017

    We love the beach too. Beauch huts, paddling in your wellies, looks like a perfect day x

  • Claire
    January 28, 2017

    Stunning photos. Love the frost sand. Sounds like my idea of a great trip. I wish we lived nearer the coast.

  • MrsS - www.otisandus.co.uk
    January 29, 2017

    such lovely photographs here. We love the sea- looks like you had a perfect day xx #countrykids

  • Mudpie Fridays
    January 31, 2017

    Wow what a beatuful place to visit your photos are completely stunning. The fact it has a Jules hut had already sold me on it! Stopping by from #CountryKids x

  • Louise (Little Hearts, Big Love)
    February 1, 2017

    What a beautiful beach and looks like you had a gorgeous day to explore it. I love the frosty sand shots 🙂 #countrykids

  • sara | mumturnedmom
    February 2, 2017

    What a beautiful beach, and a glorious day for it! Love the frosty sand, amazing. Lovely photos of your day, the beach in winter is one of our favourite things to do too x #countrykids

  • Sam chocolateandwineandillbefine
    February 2, 2017

    what A beautiful place! we went there for the first time last summer and it was lovely. i love the beach huts and it was the first time i had ever seen seals just playing on a human beach (ie not on a boat trip to a seal island)! it was amazing. It looks like you had a lovely time, wintry beach trips are the best! #countrykids

#SilentSunday 22 January 2017
A wintery day at my favourite beach: Wells-Next-The-Sea

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