By Ferne Arfin. Backed by a pine forest, dunes and a nature reserve, Holkham is reported to be one of the best stretches of unspoiled coastline in England. Even if you've never been to Britain, chances are, you've seen this beach. It was featured in the film Shakespeare in Love when a lone Gwyneth Paltrow crossed its vast sands, standing in for the Virginia colony, as the final credits rolled. Historically, except for one short hiccup of time, the owners have been sympathetic to nudists or naturists as they are called in the UK. The nude beach, on the western side of the Holkham Bay, is official and well signposted.
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Norfolk has always been a popular destination for tourists. Each year, thousands of visitors come flocking to the county's many seaside resorts and beautiful coastline. No stranger to winning awards for the quality of its beaches, the county is now recommended as one of the top places to visit for naturists. Bare Britain, a guide to the UK's best naturist resorts and beaches, highlights the Broadlands resort near Norwich as one of the top five resorts for naturists to visit, with the sands at Holkham rated in the top five beaches featured in the guide. Author Nick Mayhew said he wanted to highlight Britain's many "idyllic" nudist locations. We produced a top five list for each and Norfolk gets one in each," he said.
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Holkham is a very large and picturesque sandy beach backed by sand dunes and a forest on the north coast of Norfolk near Wells-next-the-Sea. It is part of the Holkham Hall estate , which manages the beach as a nature reserve. The beach is "suitable for everyone but Please keep out of the dunes.
Had lunch or a coffee everyday, lovely place brilliantly designed and staffed. Dog Heaven - fresh Great beach for dog walking when the tide is out - perfect weather for our visit too. We walked up In recent years, I've become a bit depressed by the silly that the British attach to naturist lifestyles