Glaven Valley's favourite things to do in Hunstanton, Norfolk
From pristine beaches to fascinating history, the seaside town of Hunstanton has it all.
Here are Glaven Valley’s highlights:
Sea Life Centre
Immerse yourself in the wonders of the deep at the Sea Life Centre in Hunstanton. Located on the seafront, view colourful fish to graceful seahorses, embarking on an underwater adventure like no other.
Old Hunstanton Beach
Stroll along the beach with its vast stretches of golden sand and inviting rock pools to explore. Perfect for families, Old Hunstanton Beach is great for building sandcastles, and exploring marine life up close in the rockpools when the tide is out.
Peddar’s Way Footpath
Hike a portion (or all if you’re feeling brave!) of the Peddar’s Way Footpath, a 46 mile trail that meets the Norfolk Coast Path. The coastal views from this exploration are absolutely breathtaking!
Between May and October, Searles Sea Tours run The Wash Monster boat tours. These include coastal trips and to visit the seals - an enjoyable experience for all of the family.
Just 3 miles outside of Hunstanton you’ll find the historic world famous lavender farm. Visit the stunning gardens, cafe and farm shop, with animal gardens and play park to keep children amused.
Old Hunstanton Lighthouse
This beacon of history stands tall in front of Old Hunstanton Beach. On occasions opened for viewing to witness the panoramic views, this landmark is worth a visit.
Hunstanton Heritage Centre
Learn about the history of this seaside town at the Heritage Centre and see treasures from centuries past come to life. Be captivated by fascinating artefacts and tales of the past at this location.
The Hunstanton Ice Cream Company
We can personally highly recommend this venue for an ice cream. A small family business based in Hunstanton, all of the ice cream is home made on the premises, and a huge selection of delicious treats are on offer to enjoy.
If you are planning a trip to Norfolk, view Glaven Valley’s holiday cottages in Hunstanton