Sheringham, West Runton and Surrounding Area

 
 
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Thinking of Holiday Cottages near Sheringham?

The area around Sheringham is such a beautiful and diverse place for your Norfolk adventure.  The dramatic landscape never fails to take your breath away, no matter what time of year you visit.  A long standing favourite with visitors there are lots of lovely holiday cottages to choose from near Sheringham and a number of pretty villages to consider that you may not have thought of before.

Interested in checking out the local beaches?Choose from Sheringham or West Runton that all nearby.

Sheringham is well known as a seaside beach resort but also for being the HQ of the North Norfolk Railway, aka the Poppy Line. There are both steam and diesel trains on the short trip to Holt, passing through some magnificent coastal scenery. There are festive specials, gala steam days and even are a couple of stops enroute, including Weybourne, so you can make a decent circular walk or two.

Sheringham has an attractive high street, packed with independent shops such as the fashion boutique, North.

For theatre lovers, the Little Theatre has a great panto and summer rep season.

The Reef Leisure Centre has first class sports facilities including a 25m pool, and the town’s golf club is highly respected.

There are numerous cafés: coffee buffs flock to artisan roaster Grey Seal, while Harris and James has amazing ice-creams and cakes! Fat Teds Streat Food, the quirky Tex-Mex Guac&Mole and The Gangway (also in Cromer), which offers everything from coffees to cocktails, are further options.

Sheringham Carnival is a busy week each August, and April sees a Viking Festival.

Upper Sheringham is very charming, nestling in the higher ground, with the Dales Hotel offering lovely afternoon teas in their extensive gardens.

Don’t miss the National Trust’s Sheringham Park for walks and a look around the impressive Walled Garden.  The nationally important collection of rhododendrons, set amongst Scots pines with viewing towers to admire them from above are truly stunning in May / June.

West Runton is home to a sand and shingle beach, with an expanse of sand and rock pools when the tide goes out. There are miles of footpaths and bridleways in the surrounding area.The cliffs offer an impressive backdrop to the beach and the site of the discovery of the West Runton Mammoth – the largest nearly-complete mammoth skeleton ever found in Britain, and the oldest found in the UK.

Take a look at our cottages in this area….

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