North Creake in Norfolk

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North Creake in Norfolk is a small village barely two miles away from South Creake. Both villages are situated on the River Burn, and both have remarkable and substantial churches. Between the two villages is Creake Abbey. We visited in … Continued

Binham Priory

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Binham Priory is an impressive partial ruin near the North Norfolk coast which has stood here for 1,000 years. Binham Priory was established shortly after the Conquest and remained in place until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 16th … Continued

The Ruins at North Elmham

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North Elmham and Binham Priory are two fascinating and perhaps surprising sites in North Norfolk. This day in North Norfolk turned out to be all about visiting churches. We started by visiting the ruins at North Elmham, about half an … Continued

Foxley Woods in Norfolk

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Foxley Woods in Norfolk is the last remaining site of Ancient Woodland in the County, which seems rather a sad statement for what feels like quite a remote part of the country. It offers pleasant and calm walking along rides, … Continued

Baconsthorpe Castle and Heydon in Norfolk

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We visited Holt on a glorious, summery day in mid-September and afterwards went to explore the nearby Baconsthorpe Castle in Norfolk, intending to visit Heydon which was close to Reepham where we were based.

Holt in North Norfolk

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I had read interesting reviews of Holt and Baconsthorpe Castle in North Norfolk and so we set off to explore both on a glorious, summery day in mid-September. We started at Holt.

On the road to North Norfolk

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Travelling from A to B is always an opportunity to see things along the way that you wouldn’t necessarily visit and on the road to North Norfolk we stopped at one or two small places in addition to Wymondham Abbey.

Wymondham Abbey in Norfolk

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We were finally on our way for a week’s break, and decided to have a coffee break in Wymondham after visiting Wymondham Abbey in Norfolk. What an extraordinary site! I am used to seeing buildings like this on the Continent, … Continued

A Week in North Norfolk

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As with everyone else, it has been two bad years but finally we felt we could spend time away from home and booked a week in North Norfolk, in a holiday cottage. Reepham We based ourselves in the little market … Continued

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