Wells-next-the-Sea is a little town and port upon the North Norfolk coast of England.
The civil parish has an area of 16.31 km2 (6.30 sq mi) and in 2001 had a population of 2,451, reducing to 2,165 at the 2011 Census.
Wells is 15 miles (24 km) to the east of the resort of Hunstanton, 20 miles (32 km) to the west of Cromer, and 10 miles (16 km) north of Fakenham. The city of Norwich lies 32 miles (51 km) to the south-east. Nearby villages tally Blakeney, Burnham Market, Burnham Thorpe, Holkham and Walsingham.