Places to Visit in & Around Sheringham

Situated on the North Norfolk coast, Sheringham is an unspoilt seaside town with an unusually wide variety of individual shops, tearooms, pubs and restaurants, including seaside cafes with wonderful views of our award winning beaches

Sheringham Beach has again been awarded with a Blue Flag accreditation.

 

Sheringham Beach - an attractive mix of golden sand at low tide and pebbles at high tide. It also has a Blue Flag accreditation - this is an international award which acts as a guarantee to visitors that the beach, water, facilities and safety standards are of the highest quality.

The Peddars Way & Norfolk Coast Path passes through AONB & the North Norfolk Heritage Coast .

Peddars Way & Norfolk Coast Path - starts on the cliffs at Hunstanton with views across the Wash to the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The trail then follows extensive sandy beaches and dunes to rise again at the cliffs of Sheringham and then on to Cromer.

 

Norfolk Coast Cycleway - covers 59 miles from King’s Lynn to Cromer, passing through an Area of Outstanding Beauty with dramatic views, beautiful countryside and outstanding wildlife. Thanks to the gentle gradients of this area, this cycleway is perfect for cyclists of all abilities.

If you’d like a challenging off-road experience, follow the ancient Peddars Way along stretches of the wild North Norfolk Coast. This 46-mile route runs from Holme near Hunstanton, and inland to touch the edge of Thetford Forest, finishing just beyond the Country Park of Knettishall Heath. www.sustrans.co.uk

 

North Norfolk Steam Railway (01263 820801)

North Norfolk Steam Railway -  one of the most scenic heritage railways in Britain, with spectacular views as it hugs the coast from Sheringham to Weybourne and climbs up through Kelling Heath to Holt.  This 10.5 mile round trip is a great way to appreciate North Norfolk’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.    www.nnrailway.co.uk

The Mo Sheringham Museum - looks to Sheringham’s past, present and future, through displays packed with interesting things to see, hear and do. Step inside stunning, new galleries and walk among Sheringham’s historic fleet of lifeboats and fishing boats. The viewing tower offers stunning views over Sheringham and the sea. (01263 824482) www.sheringhammuseum.co.uk

Sheringham Golf Club

Sheringham Golf Club - set on the cliffs ovelooking Sheringham, in an area of Outstanding Beauty; this is a challenging course for all golfers. (01263 823488) www.sheringhamgolfclub.co.uk

 

Sheringham Little Theatre - situated in the centre of Sheringham and offering a wide selection of the plays, music and films throughout the year. (01263 822347) www.sheringhamlittletheatre.com

 

Splash Leisure and Fitness Centre - includes a leisure swimming pool with wave machine and 150ft waterslide, gym, badminton & tennis courts, a fitness studio offering aerobic and yoga classes, as well as providing free Wifi. (01263 825675) www.splashleisureandfitnesscentre.co.uk

 

 Sheringham Market - is a popular twice weekly market held on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Priory Maze and Gardens – only half a mile out of Sheringham and offering natural gardens of woodland, water and meadow, close to the dramatic ruins of Beeston Priory. The traditional hedge maze, with copper beach and hornbeam hedges, has been designed on the layout of the adjacent priory ruins. (01263 824482) www.priorymazegardens.co.uk

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