LOCAL ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS

The Beaches are majestic unspoilt and award-winning.  Wells Next The Sea   is idyllic, and with the family friendly sands of sunny Hunny  Hunstanton  and Cromer and the Blue Flag beaches in  Sheringham, Mundesley and West Runton, north Norfolk’s coastline is unique.

Head inland to the countryside with its rich agricultural roots and discover market towns and villages such as Burnham Market  With it’s the famous Hoste Arms and Gurneys Fish shop. Definitely the place to find quintessential English made gifts, arts and produce.  Home to gastro pubs such as The Hero Burnham Overy Staith  and fine dining shops and artisans, as well as museums, stately homes such as the gem and must see gardens at the Blickling Hall  and other outstanding places of cultural interest and history.

North Norfolk deserves its title Area Of Outstanding Beauty.  It’s not just Britain’s largest protected wetland The Norfolk Broards National Park  there are several nature reserves of international importance, making north Norfolk a joy and haven for abundant  nature and wildlife.  Norfolk is one of the best places for birdwatching.  If its walking you enjoy then the coastal paths and rolling hills will have you enchanted walking the ancient pilgrim route of Peddars Way.

North Norfolk has great local produce, seafood and the many pubs, restaurants and cafes pride themselves on local specialty such as Brancaster Mussels, crab and organic meats.  All washed down with locally produced beers and cider Head to the farmers’ markets and local shops to try a variety of Food and drink  

Historic Buildings, Ruins and  Estates

Holkham Hall and Estate — 18th Century Hall, deer park, lake cruise and exhibitions — on the doorstep
Sandringham Estate — House, visitor centre, museum and gardens — n miles
Creake Abbey Ruin — n miles
Binham Priory — Monastic ruins and Priory Church — n miles
Houghton Hall — Museum in an 18th Century hall n miles
Blakeney Guildhall — 15th century remains — 14 miles
Castle Rising Castle — 12th Century castle — n miles
St George’s Guildhall — n miles
Baconsthorpe Castle — Ruined moated and fortified 15th century manor house — n miles
Felbrigg Hall, Garden and Park — n miles
Blickling Hall, Gardens and Park — n miles
Events at Holkham — Exhibitions, Plays, concerts and fairs — local
Burnham Market events — n miles
Langham Glass — n miles

Local Activities and Adventures

Places to Eat

  • Holkham Restaurant, Pub, Tea Rooms — local

Nature

Beaches