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Norfolk Wildlife Trust Cley Marshes Visitor Centre

Coast Road | 6km north of Holt, Cley Next the Sea, Holt NR25 7SA, England
+44 1263 740008
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cake” (16 reviews)
“pork pie” (3 reviews)
“cheese scones” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Coast Road | 6km north of Holt, Cley Next the Sea, Holt NR25 7SA, England
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Reviewed today

The visitor centre caters for people wanting to look at the birds on the marshes and makes it both easy and comfortable to do so. The food was - however - a surprise with good sized portions friendly service and high quality simple food -...More

Thank Mike l
Reviewed yesterday

Coffee was very good & the staff were very helpful, even when i asked for my coffee to be warmed up, they in fact replaced it. Amazing views. Busy when people are coming off the reserve.

Thank Suzie N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bacon butty was fabulous, and local cheese and ham toasty was great, but if you can get a seat overlooking the marsh, you really are in birdy heaven. Harriers perform whilst you eat! Perfect.

Thank SallyO85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good freshly made coffee and mocha. Nice cakes including good selection each day of gluten free cakes which tasted as good as non GF. Good views across the marsh

Thank Keren W
Reviewed 8 September 2017

friendly staff gave us all the info about the marshes, walks and hides. good variety of drinks, snacks, and main meals

Thank gina n
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Having enjoyed a visit here years ago, few hours were spent bird watching and this is the most fabulous spot for it. Went up for a spot of lunch and thought we couldn't go far wrong with a bacon bap and a coffee... except you...More

1  Thank Bevlikeshols
Reviewed 3 September 2017

My wife and I were visiting the Cley Marshes nature reserve so we had a light lunch - bacon baps and coffee. Both were truly exceptional! And what a view!!

Thank Kenneth N
Reviewed 30 August 2017

A great facility with modern technology ideal for viewing birds. Good shop, good cafe and accessible walkways

Thank Ca06-p
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We spent a lovely day here ( four adults and four children under 7). There is an interesting educational centre for older children with word searches and colouring, and a nice cafe which sells bacon baps, lovely cake and good coffee. We picnicked outside and...More

Thank rhlister
Reviewed 22 August 2017

we came here mainly as passing for refreshments but the view on a clear day was brill the refreshments were good and the prices good the information and things for sale are v good

1  Thank bill b
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4 June 2017|
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Response from sally m | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I don't know as I do not work there. However, it is worth phoning or calling in, nothing to loose. They look as though they could follow with help at weekends, it took me 20minutes to get served on Sunday last... More
Edward S
20 May 2016|
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Response from sparrowhawk59 | Reviewed this property |
As above I'm afraid. Have you googled Chris Woods website? There should be a play list on there. What a lovely venue for a folk concert if he is on there. Have fun.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coast Road | 6km north of Holt, Cley Next the Sea, Holt NR25 7SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Holt  >  Cley Next the Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1263 740008
Delicious, reasonably priced food, stunning building, breathtaking views out over the marshes to the sea with fabulous bird watching even from your table. Fantastic for families.
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