Felbrigg Hall, North Norfolk

See & Do

  • Felbrigg lake is only a 15 minute walk along the Weaver’s Way. A further 15 minutes on brings you to Felbrigg Hall, a National Trust owned Stuart house with an orangery, walled garden, walks and magnificent woods. You can enjoy lunch or tea in the old stables, a tour inside the hall, listen to open air opera or attend one of the many events regularly held there.
  • Sustead Church and Weavers Way, NorfolkThe Weaver’s Way. This long distance path from Cromer to Yarmouth passes through Common Farm and runs alongside the meadow.
  • For bird watchers the salt marshes between Salthouse - 25 minutes by car - and Stiffkey are very rewarding. There are several bird hides along the coast and a boat trip to Blakeney Point to see the birds, seals and wonderful scenery is recommended.

    Seal Trip on Blakeney Point
  • 10 minutes by car gets you to the nearest sandy beach at West Runton from where you can walk to Cromer - 25 minutes - and reward yourself with a cup of tea at the end of the pier. On the way back you will be following in the footsteps of the 4 metre high mammoth which was dug up in 1995 after it died here 600,000 years ago. In August the Red Arrows perform over the pier, and there is a fantastic firework display on New Year’s day.
  • The North Norfolk Steam Railway is 10 minutes away by car and makes its picture postcard way from Sheringham to Holt.

    The North Norfolk Railway

Thank you- we’ve had a wonderful week. This is a rare and special place; a warm and welcome retreat. It’s been beautifully conceived and perfectly executed.” (April 2015)

  • Holt is a pretty Georgian town and is 20 minutes by car. Here you will find smart cafes, galleries, restaurants and shops (including A & J Young Pottery). Try Larners Food Store – ‘the Fortnum and Masons of the east’!
  • Sheringham Park, NorfolkOn the way to Holt the National Trust walks at Sheringham Park are spectacular in May when the rhododendrons are in bloom.
  • Blickling Hall is 20 minutes by car to the south. Home to the headless ghost of Anne Boleyn, this magnificent Jacobean Hall contains fine tapestries, paintings and rare books. It is surrounded by parkland, lakeside walks and a sunken garden. Outdoor concerts are held in this spectacular setting along with firework displays and mass hot air balloon launchings.
  • The quiet flattish country lanes around Gresham are ideal for cycling, but remember to take a good map!
  • Cromer cinema, which is 10 minutes away, shows current releases and Cromer library has an excellent selection of DVDs. For supermarkets, Cromer has the Cooperative and Morrisons. There is also Budgens in Holt with a good car park.

    Cromer Pier
  • Norwich is well worth a visit. In a shopping survey run by the Goldfish Credit Card company the City centre was voted best in the UK in 2006. It is 22 miles away and takes 45 minutes by train from Cromer.
  • We have an information folder describing lots of other activities nearby such as golf courses, Cromer Tennis Club, cycle routes and open gardens.

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