North Norfolk’s Holkham Hall This weekend’s Sunday Times Style magazine featured North Norfolk as a possible mini-break venue. The front page header reads: “Cornwall! Norfolk! Whitley Bay?” I turned the page and read: “North Norfolk increasingly plays host to an arty, intellectual crowd.” Very nice of them to say so! The article continued to heap praise: “Champagne sands and some of the most beautiful gardens in England make the North Norfolk coast a desirable retreat”. The gardens featured are those…
Overstrand on the North Norfolk coast is an ideal location for quieter family holidays. The beach is sandy and is never overcrowded. Local amenities include an excellent village stores, a public house, a cafe, a sports club with a bar open to the public, a shop where locally caught crabs and lobsters can be purchased, a holiday park and a hotel.
The Tea Room at the Corner House West Runton in North Norfolk is a high quality establishment serving excellent refreshments.
Of the many eateries in Wells in North Norfolk, The Globe Inn comes out a clear winner for me. The recent refurbishment has been a great success and this is a comfortable and relaxing place to dine. The menu is varied, and The Globe serves excellently prepared and presented food made with locally sourced produce. Try The Globe when you are next in Wells – it must rate as one of the best North Norfolk pubs.
Sarah Sands, a journalist on the London Evening Standard, has been singing the praises of North Norfolk. In a very positive article about the Victoria Inn at Holkham she also extolled the virtues of North Norfolk in general.
Green Farm is an impressive late Elizabethan farmhouse situated beside the village green at Thorpe Market. Since those days it has served several purposes. It has now been restored and equipped to a high standard as a luxury North Norfolk B&B.