Local Attractions

The pretty little village of Heacham (½ mile), with its good choice of shops, restaurants, pubs and takeaways is the centre of the Norfolk lavender-growing industry, and Caley Mill, where the essence is distilled, can be visited free of charge. Norfolk Lavender

Hunstanton (2 miles) has all the seaside attributes for a lovely holiday: miles of sandy beaches with rock pools, majestic cliffs, amusements and water sports, as well as tennis, croquet, bowls, golf, shops, restaurants and inns, leisure and Sea Life centres. Sealife

Boat trips from Blakney, to see the Seals. Seals

The bird reserves of Snettisham and Titchwell are both within easy reach.rspb

There are numerous quality pubs nearby that are child friendly, offering excellent food, wine and traditional ales. You can also find some great cafes and some fine dining experiences.

The Rose and Crown

The Neptune

The Deepdale Cafe

Inland, there are splendid stately homes to visit, with the Queen's country home at Sandringham closest at 6 miles. Sandringham

Holkham Hall makes for an enjoyable day out. Holkham

Kings Lynn offers a wealth of shops, restaurants and theatres as well as a large leisure centre. Kings Lynn

The city of Norwich is not only beautiful but offers excellent shopping and restaurants. Norwich

Golf: Heacham Manor, Royal West Norfolk Golf Club