Hunstanton Holidays 2023/2024
Holidays To Hunstanton
Hunstanton Holidays Guide
This beautiful part of the English coast is home to a number of wonderful seaside towns and is why holidays to Hunstanton are popular with Brits looking for a staycation in 2023 and 2024. From relaxing on the beach to learning how to paddleboard, and with a variety of accommodation types, there's something for all tastes here, even if only for a short weekend break in Norfolk.
Getting to, from and around Hunstanton
Hunstanton is located on the North Norfolk coast, close to Heacham and roughly 30 minutes drive from King's Lynn. The town is best accessed by car which will also give you the freedom to explore the surrounding area like Heacham and the Norfolk Coast AONB. There are various car parks around the town, although these can get busy during the summer months.
The nearest train station to Hunstanton is King's Lynn which is about an hour away by bus. There is a regular bus service from King's Lynn to Hunstanton which runs through areas like Castle Rising, Sandringham and Dersingham. There is a bus stop right outside the two largest holiday parks, Searles and Parkdean Manor Park. Be sure to check the latest bus times and travel updates so you can plan your journey best.
Walking around the town and from the holiday parks is very easy too so you probably won't really need to worry about taxis, and there is a large Tesco supermarket close to the parks and in the town centre so any bits of food, clothes or extras you can pick up easily.
Things to do in Hunstanton
The town of Hunstanton is a small seaside town with a number of holiday cottages and caravan parks close by, so you'll find a variety activities and attractions in the area.
Looking out to The Wash, this section of Norfolk is home to some lovely sandy beaches along the promenade. Head north towards Old Hunstanton and Holme Beach and you'll find large expanses of soft sand which can be quieter than the resort area. Head south and you'll hit Heacham Beach, a lively and popular stretch of coast in the summer months due to the vicinity of various holiday parks.
Along the seafront are a number of favourite seaside attractions such as adventure golf, play parks, arcades and the Sea Life Centre, so come rain or shine there is plenty to enjoy. It's also a great stop for an ice cream while enjoying a walk along the coast.
Although on the outskirts of Hunstanton, Norfolk Lavender is a fun activity for all ages, visiting the 100+ acres of lavender fields, ideal for those all important Instagram and TikTok videos and photos. Here you'll find an oil distillery, gift shop and restaurant too, and they even offer guided tours so you can learn more about the gardens, mill and how the oil is extracted from the plant.
Where to stay in Hunstanton
With cute holiday cottages, larger homes, hotels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks and camping sites, there is a lot of accommodation types to choose from, depending on your style, preference and budget. Low cost options include holiday parks like Lee's Caravan Park, Manor Park Holiday Park and Searles Leisure Resort, which can be ideal for families or groups looking for plenty of fun activities and entertainment. Meanwhile, a cute little cottage or holiday home can be a great way to escape and enjoy home comforts with the family or as a couple.
Parkdean Manor Park Holiday Park
Manor Park is Parkdean's popular holiday park in this part of the world. Featuring a range of cheap caravans and luxury lodges, the park is popular with couples and families looking to enjoy quality time together. Within the entertainment complex, you'll find The Boathouse Bar and Restaurant, a Costa Coffee, amusement arcade, plus the indoor and outdoor swimming pools. The outdoor pool is open during the summer months only, but you can still enjoy the indoor pool when it's chillier outside. Day passes may be available, however, these are subject to availability.