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Burnham Thorpe is a picturesque small village famous for being the birthplace of Lord Horatio Nelson in 1758. It has a scenic village cricket ground with a children's playground and the renowned Lord Nelson pub, famously frequented by Nelson! It is also home to All Saint's church which contains wood donated from HMS Victory, used for the lecturn and the altar.


With a scenic ride to the coast, you can enjoy lazy days on the beaches of Brancaster or Wells. Alternatively pull on your walking boots and investigate diverse coastal path walks, taking in all the birds and wildlife. Leave the car behind and pop on the Coastal Hopper bus and do a tour fromWwells and The Burnhams to the Norfolk West coast. Don't forget to visit the nearby larger village of Burnham Market is the stylish go to destination with many small independent shops ranging from clothing to the traditional butcher and bakers to delis and galleries. If big houses are your thing there are many others to visit with Houghton Hall and its fantastic sculpture collection, The house and grounds of The Royal residence in Sandringham to name a few!

Get on the water, there are many activities from kite and windsurfing in Hunstanton, sailing in Brancaster Staithe, seal and boat trips from Brancaster and Wells, or take a beautiful trip from The Coastal Exploration Company and learn about the wildlife, trading and smuggling in the salt marshes or along the coast.

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