Cottage location & the North Norfolk Coast
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.
Warham is a small village with pretty flint properties and a lovely pub. There are many great walks nearby with the coastal path running through Warham Greens, the nearby salt marshes & on to Stiffkey.
Chapel Cottage is only a few hundred yards from The Warham Horseshoes, serving food & throughout the week. The pub commands 4.5 stars for its great menu offering a traditional home-made food and wide range of ales. The Carpenters Arms in Wighton,
makes for a great walk for lunch or dinner. Wells, a 5 minute drive away, has many dining options as well.
South of Warham, beside the river Stiffkey, are the remains of an Iron Age fort called Warham Camp, it 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 4 miles away.
Binham a peaceful village, famous for its 11th Benedictine Priory is less than three miles away. Wells-next-the-Sea offers visitors a soft golden beach, backed by pine trees and beach huts which stretches all the way to Holkham Bay. There are opportunities to fish for crabs at the quay, take the narrow-gauge steam train along "the mile" to the beach, play cricket on the sand or build sandcastles or simply take a walk around is narrow streets, enjoying a bit of window shopping or a meal at one of its many eateries. The area is rich in history with many National Trust properties & their grounds to enjoy as well as privately owned estates including Sandringham & Holkham Hall.
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. The village of Warham has a small playground located just 200 yards from the cottage. A short walk away, is the site of an Iron Age fort to discover.
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.
Nature lovers will find Warham Greens & Stiffkey salt-marshes just 2 miles from the cottage and Cley & other nature reserves within easy drive. Those looking to relax can head straight to a choice of nearby beautiful beaches.
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!
Located in the North Norfolk village of Warham.
Pub 0.2 miles, shop 2.5 miles.
Ideal for visiting the 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 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 Greens (salt marshes)
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.