I have just realised that although I have spoken quite alot about books and dogs, I haven't mentioned beaches very much - a crime in this gorgeous area.
We are in a very fortunate position beach wise - being approximately 8 miles from our very favourite beach at Wells. Miles of glorious sand, and sand dunes - a haven for birds, wild life and of course a wonderful place for dogs to run. Our favourite walk starts at Wells beach car park, walking to Holkham through the woods, then going onto the beach and returning to Wells via the sand. A wonderful walk for gordon setters and humans alike! Henny (Henrietta if naughty - which is seldom), our new recruit, soon got into the hang of this walk, and joins Poppy in her running and rummaging, a treat for us all.
We also love the beach huts at Wells (as in Photo) and dream of the time when we could afford to buy one - probably never. The sad thing is that we have never, ever seen one being used. I am sure they must be at times, but we have never seen it. I know if we owned one, we would be there regularly, and it seems such a waste for them to sit there idle. I dream of sitting in a beach hut, dogs running round, drinking coffee and studying (when I return to the Open University, probably next year). A peaceful idyll - but alas I can only dream - unless of course we win the lottery as people say. Still, they are lovely to look at - and may I suggest to the owners that they use them more regularly, and appreciate them to the full.
We are lucky enough also to be near the beach/harbour at Blakeney - smashing for boats & wild life, Brancaster - a vast expanse of sand, and many more beaches. North Norfolk is a lovely place to live, and we are so pleased to be here.