There are many local attractions within easy driving distance
Warham is situated less than 3 miles to the glorious North Norfolk coast at Wells Next The Sea, 2 miles from Stiffkey, 4 miles from Holkham and 5 miles from the stunning nature reserve at Blakeney. Chapel Cottage is only a few hundred yards from the Warham Horseshoes, serving food & drink throughout the week. The pub commands 4.5 stars for its great menu offering traditional home-made food & local ales.
Just 3 miles from Chapel Cottage, Wells-next-the-Sea has a beautiful working harbour and boasts one of the best sandy beaches in North Norfolk.
Cottage in village location, close to Wells-next-the-Sea
The charming village of Warham is just 3 miles from Wells Next The Sea & its soft golden beaches. The coastal village & saltmarshes of Stiffkey are 2 miles, with the seemingly endless beaches of Holkham bay just 4 miles and the stunning nature reserve at Blakeney 5 miles.
Chapel Cottage itself, is a few hundred yards from the Warham Horseshoes, which serves food & drink throughout the week. The pub offers traditional home-made food & local ales.
Warham is a small village of pretty flint cottages and quiet country lanes. There are several walks nearby with the Coast Path running through Warham Greens, the nearby salt marshes toward Stiffkey & Morston.
The nearby eatery, the Carpenters Arms in Wighton, makes a relaxing 1.5 mile walk for lunch or dinner. Wells-next-the-Sea has many dining options from gastro-pubs to seafood restaurants.
Beside the river Stiffkey in Warham, are the remains of an Iron Age fort known locally as Warham Camp. It is one of the best examples of an Iron Age Camp in England. Just a short walk from the cottage, children will love to explore its circular mounds, it also makes a good stop-off on your way to the Carpenters Arms in Wighton.
Warham has a request stop for the Wells and Walsingham Light Railway. Enjoy the nostalgia of steam travel whilst travelling to Little Walsingham, one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the world. The village is beautiful & is famous for its snowdrops in the grounds of the priory. Binham's 11th Benedictine Priory is less than three miles away and affords great views across the rolling countryside.
Wells-next-the-Sea with its expansive soft golden beach, backed by pine trees and beach huts, stretches all the way to Holkham Bay. Crabbing at the quay, playing cricket on the beach, building sandcastles, exploring its narrow streets whilst doing a bit of window shopping or a meal at one of the many eateries, nearby Wells has much to offer.
North Norfolk is rich in history with many National Trust properties & their grounds open for guests to enjoy as well as privately owned estates including Sandringham & Holkham Hall.
Located in village of Warham.
Pub 0.2 miles, shop 2.5 miles.
3 miles from the attractive harbour town of Wells-next-the-Se
4 miles to Wells beach.
2 miles from Stiffkey
4.5 miles from one of the county's most beautiful beaches, Holkham Bay.
Medieval pilgrimage site at Little Walsingham, 4 miles away.
7 miles to Desmond of 'Normal for Norfolk' fame at Wiverton Hall!
7 miles to the Thursford Collection home to the Christmas spectacular.
Cley Marshes Visitor Centre is just 8 miles &
Titchwell RSPB Reserve 14 miles.
1.5 miles to the Norfolk Coast Path & Peddars Way.
The North Norfolk Coast
The North Norfolk Coast has much to offer including crabbing at Wells & Blakeney quays, seal trips from Morston, boat trips through the salt-marshes, the soft golden sands of the beautiful beaches of Holkham & Wells, as well as many stately homes and their grounds to explore.
Lovers of the great outdoors can explore miles of footpaths with the Norfolk Coast Path & Peddars Way easily accessible from the cottage. There are also plenty of cycling opportunities.
Warham Greens & Stiffkey salt-marshes can be found just 2 miles from the cottage. Cley, Blakeney & Titchwell nature reserves are within easy drive. Those looking to relax can head straight to a choice of nearby beautiful beaches.
Warham Greens (salt marshes)
In the summer the marsh, which is a pleasant 1.5 miles walk from the Cottage, 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 be lucky enough to see a Peregrine Falcon.
We have put together some information for our guests which can be reviewed on the pages under 'North Norfolk' on the menu above. This is by no-means exhaustive but will give guests an insight into what North Norfolk has to offer. There is so much to see & do here, you'll never get bored!