Sheringham know as 'Twix sea & pine' has a lovely high street with lots of individual shops that lead down to the seafront; where you can watch the fisherman launch their traditional boats from the shore.
The blue flag beach is a mix of pebbles & sand with a flat promenade, running the full length of the town is part of the North Norfolk Coastal path incorporating 'The Deep History Coast'. A popular attraction in the town is the North Norfolk Railway, which runs both steam & diesel engines through Weybourne to the lovely Georgian town of Holt. Sheringham's sun rises and sets over the sea & you can capture some stunning views as the sky can be lit up. Sheringham town has these wonderful places to visit: North Norfolk Railway, Sheringham Little Theatre, Sheringham Museum 'The Mo", THE NEW - Sheringham Leisure centre. The stunning Sheringham Park managed by the National Trust has wonderful sea views & famous for the Rhododendrons turning into a sea of colour in the spring. Not to forget the keen golfers amongst you Sheringham has a Golf course right on the cliff edge to keep you on your toes.
Surrounding Area -
within 10 miles
Located within an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with miles and miles of stunning coastline to explore. You could visit a different beach for everyday of your holiday. Above is a few photo's of the local area, all within 10 miles of Sheringham.
Nature is an important part of Norfolk and you can see Birds, Seals & Deer in may locations within the county
Britain has the around 50% of the worlds Seal population and Norfolk has approximately 5000 pups born each year making it one of the best places to see the Seals up close (but from a safe distance) Blakeney Point being the closest (and Horsey beach a little further afield)
Some of my favourite place to visit include Cromer Pier, Cley Marshes & Village,
Felbrigg Hall is National Trust, on the doorstep and great place for a good short or long walk.
Hillside West Runton animal sanctuary is a half day out, especially great for younger members of the family.
Baconsthorpe Castle - English Heritage site, extensive ruins perfect for family picnics and grass games eg. football
Surrounding Area -
Norfolk is also home the to 'The Broads' National Park with lots of activities to fill the day or hop on the bus/train and visit The fine City of Norwich.
Holkham Estate is one of my favourite places to drive, a 40 Min coastal drive with stunning views from Tree Top View. The Estate has woodlands, Deer, Climbing area, a beach as far as the eye can see plus so much more....
Sandringham Estate is a much loved country retreat of her Majesty the Queen and only 13 miles from the coloured cliffs of Hunstanton
Bewilderwood is a forest and outdoor adventure play park suitable for children & adults alike.
Pensthorpe is a nature reserve & woodland conservation park, with interactive trails & eco play areas.
Blickling Hall is National Trust and one of my favourite buildings, being of Jacobean era
Happisburgh Lighthouse - is only independant run lighthouse in Great Britain, it has limited opening days throughout the year and it goes without saying close to the beach but also a good playpark - HMS Invincible
The Deep History Coast
The Deep History Coast is 22 miles long & stretches the coastline from Weybourne through Sheringham to Cart Gap.
West Runton is great for fossil hunting. It's also where the oldest & largest fossilised mammoth skeleton was ever found in the UK.
The Deep History Coast has provided the earliest evidence for human occupation so far discovered in northern Europe.