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See! Do! Eat!

There's so much to EXPLORE along the coast and Sea-Glimpse is the perfect base.

The best time of year to visit North-West Norfolk is all the time! Whatever the weather, the area is abundant with things to see and do, and wonderful places to eat.

In fact, there are far too many to mention here! 

We provide an extensive local area guide at the apartment, including our recommendations, so for now, here’s a 10-point taster.

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FIND YOURSELF UNDER NORFOLK'S BIG SKIES

on these predominantly golden, sandy beaches:

HOLME (7 mins by car) Secluded, glorious, unspoilt sandy.

THORNHAM (8 mins by car)  Remote, peaceful, sandy with a half mile walk-in on a raised bank alongside salt marshes. 

BRANCASTER (13 min by car) Child and dog-friendly, miles of open sand.

WELLS (30 mins by car) Picturesque, miles of soft sand, colourful huts

HOLKHAM (30 mins by car) Breathtaking, vast expanse of soft sand. Lengthy walk-in along boardwalks and pine trees.

SALTHOUSE (51 mins by car) Spectacular shingle, crashing waves. Challenging underfoot.

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Beaches

The coast is dotted with numerous offerings from excellent, award-winning restaurants, gastropubs, cafés, fish and chips, delis, farmer’s markets, and locally-caught, fresh fish, crabs, and mussels (when there’s an ‘R’ in the month).

Here are 13 restaurants to try under 16 minutes away by car:

 

HOLME-NEXT-THE-SEA  The White Horse

RINGSTEAD  The Gin Trap

THORNHAM  

Drove Orchards:

Thornham village:

SNETTISHAM 

BRANCASTER 

SEDGEFORD – The King William IV

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Eating out

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With features and attractions that span the generations, there's bound to be something to please everyone here:

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For all the family

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Children's hour 

Fun and adventure, tailored specifically for the youngest members of the family.

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Landlubbers, look away. Wave riders in search of adrenaline-fuelled Vitamin Sea are well-catered for, whether by sail, paddle or surf.

MULTI WATERSPORTS

SAILING  

PADDLE BOARDING 

KAYAKING

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Ride the waves

Testing links golf, with sumptuous sea and saltmarsh views, and a lesser-known, nearby, inland 18-hole challenge.

GOLF

 

Miles of shoreline and inland paths and cycle routes over gently undulating countryside make Norfolk ideal for both pedestrian and two-wheeled adventure.  

CYCLING 

WALKING 

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Activities

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 The Wash provides the ideal habitat for a rich variety of wildlife, including wildfowl, wading birds, Common and Grey seals.

RSPB RESERVES under 15-minutes drive away

THE WILDLIFE TRUST reserves under 50 minutes away

SEAL SPOTTING BOAT TRIPS

To Blakeney Point, from Morston and Blakeney Quays

 45-minutes by car

EXPLORERS

DEER AND WILDLIFE SAFARIS

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The natural world

Norfolk has a wealth of history to be discovered, from its maritime heritage to the grand stately homes, halls and churches that reflect its prosperous past. 

Each estate holds regular events, as well as offering a variety of facilities, including gardens, museums, cafés and shops.

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History & heritage

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Art & culture

Art, craft and design is flourishing in Norfolk, with exhibitions, installations and galleries featuring makers' works for sale.

If your holiday isn't complete without a little wander round the shops, you'll be pleased to learn there's a plethora of shopping locations, offering superb independent shops, boutiques and galleries. 

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Retail therapy

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