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…
Salthouse Dun Cow in North Norfolk is a bit special. Situated alongside the A149 coast road the public house is beside the village green. The interior is traditional in design with scrubbed table tops and warming fires for when the cold easterlies come in off the North Sea. Due to the present COVID-19 situation it is necessary to book a table. The food is of a very high standard. Sample menu: “£15 BATTERED FISH & CHIPS With crushed minted peas,…
Dog-friendly pubs on the North Norfolk coast.
The Ship Inn at Weybourne serves excellent food in very pleasant surroundings. It is advisable to book for Sunday lunch.
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.
The Pigs public house at Edgefield near Holt in North Norfolk, offers very good food and first class accommodation.
The Gunton Arms at Thorpe Market in Norfolk is a unique public house. This is due to the fact that it contains a large collection of modern artworks that are intriguing to say the least. In addition, the food is excellent and the surroundings are beautiful. There are cosy rooms available for that special weekend in lovely North Norfolk.