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  1. FiestaRed

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    Can anyone please help or advise with the opening times for the large car park near the beach huts at Well Next The Sea?
     
  2. todders

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    Hi Mike as per the holkham estate website.



    Wells Beach, Beach Road - Parking Charge

    Open dawn to dusk. Please note that the car park will be locked overnight. Tariff applies 6am to 9pm.
    Cars
    Up to 1 hour £2.00
    Up to 2 hours £3.50
    Up to 4 hours £6.00
    Over 4 hours and all day £8.50*
    *Purchase of an all day parking ticket allows free parking on the same day in Holkham Park (saving of £3.00).
    1 week £25.00
    Motorcycles £2 per day

    No coaches, caravans or trailers.
    Overnight parking is not allowed.
    Please be aware that there are some restrictions for dogs on Wells Beach.
     
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    Adrian, Craig, thanks for all the help, really appreciated.
     
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    Just been looking at the beach huts on Google maps, I didn't realise there were so many of them.

    Has anyone photographed the beach huts before and can let me have an idea as to where best to start? I'm after the "cliché" shot down the beach and into the sunrise, looking on Google, there seems to be a couple of ways to the huts from the car park, one at the end of the huts and the others through the small forest.

    Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    Mike i took a sunset picture from the path nearest the car park so when you get to the beach the huts will be on your left.

    If you look at the first picture you can see the end of the forest which you will need to be at the end of for a sunrise.

    So basically the opposite end to where iam standing.

    You will also get some decent light in the woods first thing as well.




    [​IMG]Untitled by Adrian Jones, on Flickr

    [​IMG]Walking through a Strawberry Sunset.. by Adrian Jones, on Flickr

    [​IMG]Monochrome Pine Woods by Adrian Jones, on Flickr
     
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    Thanks Adrian, your help is really appreciated. I now know what time the car park opens, where to start and what to look for and the tides timetable has just arrived. Can't wait to get started.
     
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    Enjoy Mike,look forward to seeing some of your pictures.
     
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    Another vista spoilt by those poxy wind turbines, very refreshing not to see any on a recent trip to the Peak District.
     
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    I've found the best route is along the beach for the huts then back thought the woods.
    This shot is along the main line close to the start near car park.
    [​IMG]Beach huts - Holkham Bay by steve.palmer24, on Flickr

    The woods are very open conifers but there are so many paths (sand) it can get confusing.
     
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    They are there, you're just looking in the wrong places. They sneak them in overnight when no one's looking, there's quite a few on the hills around Carsington Water.
     
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    Thanks for the help Steve, really appreciated.
     

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