Destination guide

Travel miles of pets-allowed coastline in scenic Hunstanton

Hunstanton offers miles of stunning coastline, vibrant family attractions and beautiful beaches, making it a great choice for pet-friendly cottages in Norfolk. You can spend time with your dog on the beach playing in the dunes and waves or walking the Norfolk Coast Path to check out the spectacular, sweeping views of the water. Dogs are also allowed in some restaurants and pubs, giving you even more ways to enjoy a fun-filled holiday with your pet.

Things to do

Things to do near Hunstanton holiday homes

Getting the most out of Hunstanton holiday homes is easy considering the sheer number of attractions nearby. You can visit the Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary to see an expansive collection of sea creatures, including seals, penguins and otters, in a naturalistic exhibit. You can also walk the Norfolk Coast Path, which stretches for 67 kilometres along the coast and offers breathtaking views of the water – perfect for watching a sunset over the countryside. If you visit Norfolk Lavender, you’ll see fields of fragant, purple plants surrounding a historic building that features a playground for children. You may also want to stop by Hunstanton Cliffs to see this imposing geological feature that exposes sediment dating back 100 million years. There’s a beach nearby as well if that’s more your style.


Sightseeing in and around Hunstanton

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Hunstanton has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Courtyard Farm (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Hunstanton Golf Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Norfolk Lavender (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Searles Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Snettisham Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Hunstanton

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Hunstanton

Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and beautiful gardens, which is just a taste of what Hunstanton has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Hunstanton is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hunstanton Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • RSPB Titchwell Marsh (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Heacham Beach Holiday Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Brancaster Beach (4.4 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Snettisham Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Holkham Bay (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Hunstanton

The nearest airport is in Norwich (NWI-Norwich Intl.), located 35.7 mi (57.5 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Transport to Hunstanton holiday cottages

Getting to Hunstanton holiday cottages is relatively easy whether you’re travelling by road or by train. Just be wary if you choose to drive through North Beach Road, as it's narrow, gravel and isn’t marked too clearly. The train is much easier to deal with, as Hunstanton connects directly to King’s Lynn railway. Numerous bike paths and walking paths are available. Once you’re in town, Hunstanton can be explored entirely on foot, as it’s not all that large. Some of the more distant attractions can be reached through the Coasthopper bus.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly fun in Hunstanton holiday homes

You don’t have to hesitate to bring your kids with you to a Hunstanton holiday rental, as there’s kid-friendly fun available all over town. If your kids love the beach, Hunstanton Beach offers all the sand, sun and play they’ll need in this well-kept strand with relatively calm waters and gentle surf. You can also visit the Rainbow Park fairground for carnival games, rides, coasters and delicious food. Hunstanton’s shores are populated by seals, and your kids can see them in person by taking one of the many seal tours available at the harbour. You may also want to visit CHS Pier Family Entertainments, where kids can enjoy arcade games and bowling.

How many holiday rentals are available around Hunstanton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 701 holiday lettings around Hunstanton. From 57 mobile homes & caravans to 342 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hunstanton? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hunstanton. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Searles Golf Club: 1,186 holiday lettings
  • Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary: 1,191 holiday lettings
  • Princess Theatre: 1,198 holiday lettings
  • Paint Me Ceramics: 1,198 holiday lettings
  • Hunstanton Heritage Centre: 1,196 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hunstanton listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Caravans in Hunstanton?

Yes, of course. offers 57 Caravans in Hunstanton. Our other popular types of Hunstanton holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 342 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 342 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 59 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hunstanton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 19 holiday homes with pool available in Hunstanton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.