Out & About

Places to Visit

Blickling Hall: 01263738030,

Felbrigg Hall: 01263837444,

Holkham Hall: 01328710227,

Houghton Hall: 01485528569,

Sandringham House: 01553612908,

Norwich Castle: 01603493649,



A pebbled beach with fantastic coastal views, a popular choice with birdwatchers. From Cley Beach you can walk out to Blakeney Point - an unforgettable expedition on a sunny day!


This beach featured at the end of the film ‘Shakespeare in Love’, miles of golden sand, rolling dunes and pine forests. Perfect for long walks, or a lazy day lying in the sand dunes - a stunning beach!


Old fashioned style seaside town with small sandy and pebbly beach – gets busy in the summer.


A favourite spot for Kitesurfing



Guide to the best North Norfolk walks:

Sheringham Park

Located in Upper Sheringham and owned by the National Trust, twenty hectares of parkland to explore by foot or bicycle. Great early in the summer when the rhododendrons are in bloom or spring when the camellias are out.

Felbrigg Hall

The park surrounding Felbrigg Hall is a lovely area to walk with strolls through woods, around a lake and across fields to picturesque Felbrigg Church.

Restaurants & Cafés

Byfords: Holt,

Kings Head: Letheringsett,

Lifeboat Inn (Marco Pierre White): Thornham,

Morston Hall: Morston,

The Victoria: Holkham,

Wiveton Bell: Wiveton,

Wiveton Hall Farm Café: Wiveton,

3 excellent places closest to us….

The Walpole Arms: Itteringham, 

The Saracens Head: Wolterton,

The Gunton Arms: Gunton,


Things to Do

Seal Trips

From Morston - ring to book tickets. Seal trips are a really great way to experience the unique geography and wildlife of North Norfolk, a must!

Bean's Boat Trips: 01263740505,

Bishop's Boats: 01263740753


An award winning forest of family fun and outdoor adventure. Treehouses, zip wires, jungle bridges, Crocklebogs, Twiggles and Boggles, boat trips, marsh walks and really yummy food! Near Wroxham and the Broads:

Cley Marshes

Cley Marshes Nature Reserve is a haven for rare and interesting birds. Board-walks meandering through the reeds and marshes create convenient viewing platforms for hours of birdwatching. The Nature Reserve is open every day. The Visitor Centre is open late March to early December 10am to 5pm: 01263740008


Blakeney quay is the best spot. You can buy all you need in the village shop. If you have young children this sport can keep you occupied for hours……interrupted with breaks for ice-creams.

Cromer Museum

Explore this cosy fisherman's cottage with huge archives of historic photographs and illustrations of the town.  An amazing collection of Norfolk fossils including Britain's most complete elephant fossil.

Doodle Pots Café

Decorate your own pot, mug or plate, suitable for all ages! Lots of fun, based in Holt: 01263713135,

Glandford Shell Museum

Home to the finest seashell collection in the UK. As well as thousands of exquisite seashells, the Museum contains fossils, birds' eggs, local archaeological finds and many more fascinating items.

Muckelburgh Collection

The UK’s largest privately owned military museum. You can drive a tank! Located in Weybourne:

North Norfolk Railway Steam Trains

Take a steam train from Sheringham to Holt:  01263820800,

Sailing Tuition

Whether you fancy being taken for a sail and picnic in a Norfolk Oyster from Morston or booking up for a week’s sailing lessons for the children, Norfolk etc will look after your needs.

Norfolk Etc: 01263740704,

Shopping in Holt

If you love shopping as we do, then head for Holt!