Warham is situated less than 3 miles to the glorious North Norfolk coast at Wells Next The Sea, 4 miles from Holkham and 5 miles from the stunning nature reserve at Blakeney.  

Chapel Cottage is lucky enough to be only a few hundred yards from The Warham Horseshoes which is a gastro pub. serving food throughout the week and commands 4.5 stars for its great menu offering Norfolk ales and traditional home-made food.  There is also The Carpenters Arms in Wighton which makes for a great walk to lunch or dinner.  Of course Wells itself also has much to offer and is only a 5 minute drive from the cottage.  

Chapel Cottage Norfolk | village pub | Warham | Norfolk Coast

South of the village, beside the river Stiffkey, are the remains of an Iron Age fort called Warham Camp, which is one of the best examples of an Iron Age Camp in the whole of England.  This makes a great short walk from the cottage or stop-off on your way to the Carpenters Arms at Wighton.  Warham also has a request stop for the Wells and Walsingham Light Railway on which you can enjoy the nostalgia of steam travel. Little Walsingham, one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the world,  is just 3

The village is close to Binham, famous for its Benedictine Priory and to the medieval pilgrimage site of Little Walsingham.  At Wells-next-the-Sea you can fish for crabs, catch the narrow-gauge steam train to the beach, play cricket on the beach or build sandcastles.

The Norfolk Coast Path & Peddars Way runs through Warham with a stunning section of the walk through 'Warham Greens' marshes to either Morston or Stiffkey.

Shopping in Holt or Burnham Market, both of which are within easy driving distance is always pleasurable.  A visit to Baker & Larners is always a must as is a wonder around the Burnhams.

Warham Marsh

In the summer the marsh which is a pleasant 1.5 miles walk from the Cottage.  It is alive with nesting waders, such as redshank.  Lookout for skylark & hare.  In the winter flocks of up to 20,000 pink footed geese can be seen at dawn and dusk along with the ever present Brent geese. Marsh and hen harriers are regular visitors to the marsh. Look carefully and you may see the peregrine falcon.

At a glance

  • Located in the peaceful North Norfolk village of Warham 

  • 2 miles from the attractive harbour town of Wells-next-the-Sea & Stiffkey marshes

  • Just 4.5 miles from one of the county's most beautiful beaches at Holkham Bay

  • Ideal for visiting the medieval pilgrimage site at Little Walsingham, four 4 miles away.

  • Within easy reach of Burnham Market, Holt and Fakenham

  • 5 miles to Morston Quay, 6 miles to Blakeney and 7 miles to Desmond at Wiverton Hall!

  • Cley Marshes Visitor Centre just 8 miles & Titchwell RSPB Reserve 14 miles.

  • 1.5 miles to the Norfolk Coast Path & Peddars Way.

  • A short drive from the glorious Norfolk coastline.

  • Pub 0.2 miles, shop 2.5 miles and Wells beach 4 miles.​

Want to discover North Norfolk on two wheels?

If you would like to explore the local area by bicycle, On Yer Bike, our local bike hire company will delivery bicycles to Chapel Cottage for you.  For information on bikes, rates, delivery and more visit


Stay in touch

Chapel Cottage, Warham, Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 1NN


north norfolk coast beach wells-next-the-sea Burnham-market stiffkey Walsingham staycation holiday-let