"The upside down living was a lovely surprise"

The Counting House, Blakeney - North Norfolk

Places to Visit...

Holkham beach

a mile long horseshoe of unblemished sand surrounded with pine trees and one of the Sunday Times ‘Perfect Winter Walks’

National Trust

for details of Blickling Hall (one of England's great Jacobean houses), Felbrigg Hall (remarkable Stuart architecture and fine Georgian interior) and Sheringham Park (one of the finest examples of Humphrey Repton's garden design)

Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell built this charming Victorian museum for his unique collection of seashells, fossils, etc.


where the BBC’s Springwatch programme was filmed

Sandringham Estate

the much loved estate of Her Majesty The Queen

Norfolk Wildlife Trust

for information on the popular visitor centre in Cley

Shopping in Burnham Market!

Stylish accessories for homes, garden & living

North Norfolk Railway

Ride on a steam train from Sheringham to Holt

Bure Valley Railway

Delightful rail journeys from Aylsham to Wroxham on the broads

Muckleburgh Collection

UK's largest privately owned working military museum

Catch the bus!

Jump on this popular coastal service, it stops in most villages from Kings Lynn to Cromer

Norfolk Coastal Path

For details on making the most out of walks along the coastline

Learn to Sail!

Sailing, powerboating or charter, all in and around the wildlife haven of Blakeney Harbour

Natural Surroundings

a wild flower and conservation centre close to Blakeney in 18 acres

Visit North Norfolk

to start your on-line exploration of the coast and countryside of North Norfolk

Hillside Shirehorse Centre

rescue horses, native UK breeds of pony, exhibits of horse drawn carts and machinery plus riding stables

Golf Courses

at Sheringham, Cromer and Norwich


Don't miss the delightful Georgian towns of Holt and Burnham Market for chic shopping, galleries, pretty coffee, book and lifestyle shops

For the children...

Dinosaur Adventure

voted Norfolk’s top family attraction


for its tree top adventures, rope bridges and slides

Beans Boat trips

for trips to see the seals and birds around Blakeney Point Nature Reserve

Cromer Lifeboat Museum

to find out more about the boats and lifeboat museum in Cromer


Be careful, you can spend hours on Blakeney quayside crabbing and watching the boats go by!

Holkham and Wells Beaches

Flying kites and having picnics on stunning sandy beaches

Places to eat...

The Moorings

in Blakeney, popular bistro just a stones throw from the Counting House

The White Horse

on Blakeney High Street great food and a minute away from the Counting House

Morston Hall

Michelin starred, wonderful country house hotel restaurant near Blakeney, booking essential

The George Hotel

Cley-next-the-Sea, High Street.

The Globe Inn


The Hoste Arms

well known dining in Burnham Market

Wiveton Hall Farm, Cafe & shop

is a delightful and busy addition to the local scene. Pretty, rural setting and views of the coast and only a short walk from Blakeney via a ‘permitted’ path.

The Victoria

at Holkham and just perfect for a walk to the beach (before or after) your visit

French's Fish & Chip shop

on the quayside at Wells-next-the-sea

Wiveton Bell

award winning pub food just down the road in Wiveton

The Hunny Bell

on Hunworth Green just a few miles past Holt

The Kings Head

in Letheringsett near Holt and "like stepping into someone's front room"

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