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Directors of Walkies’ guide to Norfolk

Time to unleash the next trip as our Directors of Walkies continue to explore the Great British coast. This time they’re chasing an adventure to create a dog friendly guide for Norfolk. With just a short weekend away they managed to make the most of it, finding new experiences around every corner.

Sev and Lily stayed at the stunning Caister-on-Sea Holiday Park. Their Prestige caravan made the perfect base for the hounds to make themselves at home. They particularly enjoyed some time to paws on the beach before their busy schedules, located right on the doorstep of the park.

Canine Dip and Dive

The highlight of the trip had to be the Canine Dip and Dive, which didn’t disappoint. An outdoor pool, dedicated for our furry friends had a range of activities, from pool parties to diving options. They cater for all shapes and sizes, even those with a few more grey hairs than they like to admit! With prices starting from just £35, it was certainly rated a pawsome experience from our experts, Sev and Lily. The pool is open to canines until October, and spaces can be booked in advance.

Wells-next-the-Sea

With many stunning beaches in Norfolk to choose from, it was a tricky decision for the spaniels to decide where to go. In the end Wells-next-the-Sea made the cut, as it had been on their wish list for a while. For those Instagram lovers, there were plenty of picturesque spots, such as charming beach huts lined up along miles of the sandy bay. The beach was perfectly enjoyed with wagging tails. The majority of the beach is dog friendly with clear signs showing routes. If you’re feeling even more active there are woodland spots that run behind the beach.

The Beach Cafe was a brilliant place for welcoming some sandy paws too, meaning the humans were able to rest and recharge. As well as the usual treats, they were also offering doggy ice creams – bonus!

Herbert Woods

The fun didn’t stop here for the pups, as they were keen to explore The Broads. Our Directors of Walkies explored these lakes by boat, which can be hired from Herbert Woods. To make the most of the stunning area, a full day is highly advised. Sev and Lily stopped for a picnic, but if you’re feeling a little more peckish, there are plenty of dog friendly pubs to grab a bite at, like The Lion Inn. The garden is gorgeous on a sunny day and the inside is nice and cosy.

Whilst there were many opportunities for the spaniels to have a splashing time, they certainly slept well that night.

Norfolk was full of adventures, and Sev & Lily are already looking forward to their next stop: Lakeland.

For more dog-friendly finds, check out Steph and the Spaniels’ blog here.

All photos credited to @spaniellife

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