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Scarborough Hill Country House Hotel
"Went here for a carvary and it was terrible, no mash, no stuffing, had to have what roasties you given, one of mine was bad, and the gravy was like ..." More

Deer Park Lookout
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"Took my sister for a Sunday Roast Very good Value as well as delicious.

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The historic market town of North Walsham, is a real crossroads town, roads from it leading to Norwich, Cromer, Yarmouth and Aylsham. Also accessible by boat due to its location on the river Ant, and by train, a stop on the delightful Bittern Line between Norwich and the North Norfolk Coast just four miles away. Walsham even stands on the Weavers’ Way footpath traversing the county. In past times though it was a destination town, being a major cloth centre after the arrival of Flemish weavers in the 12th century. The town produced Walsham, a lightweight woolen cloth, while its neighbour Worstead produced winter-weight material. The textile industry created great wealth, and there are many medieval churches in the district built by wool merchants. Indeed, the town’s 14th century church of St Nicholas is the largest wool church in the county. The Battle of North Walsham (actually a couple of miles away at Bryant’s Heath), marked the end of the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381, and is commemorated by two stone crosses on the Norwich Road. North Walsham means settler’s homestead in Anglo-Saxon, a sign of its antiquity. There was a toll-house here in the 4th century. Henry III granted the town its charter, enabling weekly markets to be held – in those days largely for the wool business. A great fire destroyed all the town bar the church in 1600, so the oldest buildings other than St Nicholas’s are the grade I listed Market Cross, built in 1602 by the Bishop of Norwich, and Paston Grammar School (now part of Paston College), founded by local magnate Sir William Paston: for "the training, instructing and bringing up of youth in good manners, learning and the true fear, service and worship of almighty God.” The school’s most famous alumnus is Nelson, who left in 1771 to join the navy, when just 13. The town is a pretty one, with fascinatingly slender shops (their lack of depth from the road said to result from occupying the footprint of medieval market stalls). Equally slim are the Lokes (narrow lanes) and Passages leading off the market place. Another notable site is the ruined bell-tower, whose ruination began after a prolonged campanology session in May 1724, with bits continuing to drop off it for another hundred years. Well-worth a visit too is Norfolk Motorcycle Museum, with a display of more than 60 bikes from the 20s to the 60s.


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Melbourne House (0.73 miles)

Melbourne House
The Melbourne House Estate offers a warm welcome to all guests whether you are staying for bed and breakfast, celebrating a special occassion, attending a conference or simply enjoying afternoon tea.
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White House Farm (2.62 miles)

White House Farm
Relax in our 18th Century Listed Norfolk Farmhouse set in tranquil mature gardens surrounded by farmland. This quiet village location is an ideal base to explore the Broads, ... More
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Dolphin Lodge (2.69 miles)

Dolphin Lodge

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Bungalow accommodation i.e ground floor rooms.Quiet village setting,few minuets to local Pub 2.5 miles to sandy beaches.Cromer 6 miles.Exellent walks and cycling area.Horse riding nearby ... More

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Manor House (2.82 miles)

Manor House

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Small family run Victorian Manor House bed & breakfast, in tranquil location, with views across Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, yet embedded in village of historic character. Close to sea ... More

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Point House (3.20 miles)

Point House
Point House is a spacious traditional brick and flint farmhouse set in a quiet single track lane less than half a mile from the Norfolk seafront, ideally located for a vast selection of places of ... More | visit website
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Elderton Lodge Hotel & Restaurant (3.29 miles)

Elderton Lodge Hotel & Restaurant

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Elderton Lodge nestles into its own six acres of naturally wooded grounds, beautifully aspected over looking on to 800 acres of Deer park. The 200 year old building, formally the shooting ... More | visit website

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Dilly at Dairy Farm (3.44 miles)

Dilly at Dairy Farm

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Named after favourite Ayrshire dairy herd families, these three single storey properties, with identical layouts and facilities, offer comfortable and very well equipped accommodation. Open plan living/dining ... More

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Durdans (The) (3.71 miles)

Durdans (The)
A warm welcome awaits you at the Durdans, an imposing Victorian house sitting in grounds of over two acres, and located on the edge of the picturesque seaside village of Mundesley. Set on the North ... More | visit website
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Old Rectory (3.99 miles)

Old Rectory

The Old Rectory in Ridlington is a delightful Grade II listed family home, set in 4 acres of gardens and woodland. The surrounding area has plenty to offer from the magnificent East Ruston Old Vicarage ... More | visit website

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Briarwood at Thorpewood Cottages (4.10 miles)

Briarwood at Thorpewood Cottages

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Within 5 miles of sandy beaches on the beautiful north Norfolk coast, these charming, single storey and south facing cottages offer newly renovated and very comfortable accommodation. ... More

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