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Towards the end of the 19th Century, the Norfolk coastal town of Sheringham, a long established fishing community, gained popularity with London’s elite after a direct rail link to London was provided in 1887 and Sheringham Golf Club was founded in 1891. Flanked by cliffs, sandy beaches and rolling countryside, Sheringham is still a bustling, but authentic Norfolk coastal town with plenty to offer visitors. Its position makes a perfect base for exploration further a field, being only a short distance from the likes of Cromer, Blickling, Aylsham and Holt.
Sheringham has a wealth of cafes, shops, a theatre, leisure centre and restaurants. Close by you’ll find Sheringham Park, the Priory Maze & Gardens, Hilltop Outdoor Adventure Centre, all of which make for superb days out. There are many fantastic places to eat in and around Sheringham. Venture a little further afield to enjoy some of the best dining in the UK at the likes of michelin-starred Morston Hall and The Gunton Arms in Thorpe Market.
If you love the Great Outdoors, there are plenty of opportunities to walk and cycle in the immediate area, and Sheringham beach, a Blue Flag beach, is lovely for a stroll at any time of the year. Not only that, North Norfolk has 10% of the UK's Blue Flag Beaches which include West and East Runton and Cromer all on the doorstep of Sheringham and, only slightly further afield, Mundesley and Sea Palling. Nearby Cromer, another North Norfolk seaside town popularised by Victorian holidaymakers, has a further host of places to eat, drink and shop.
The pretty Georgian market town of Holt, a few miles inland by car, makes for a lovely day out with some wonderful independent shops, galleries and eateries.
In short – you’ll find something to suit all ages and tastes in Sheringham and environs, whether you like to stroll and shop or simply sit and watch the world go by with the crisp sea breeze gently blowing in your hair…