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Sunset at Burnham Overy Staithe in West Norfolk

9 stunning photos that will make you want to visit West Norfolk

From breathtaking architecture to spectacular sunsets and unspoilt coastal and countryside landscapes, these 9 beautiful images will make you want to visit west Norfolk all...

From breathtaking architecture to spectacular sunsets and unspoilt coastal and countryside landscapes, these 9 beautiful images will make you want to visit west Norfolk all year round!

1. The Red and White Cliffs of Hunstanton

The Red and White Cliffs at Hunstanton Beach with a rainbow.

As a part of the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the iconic red and white striped cliffs of Hunstanton are a must-see during your visit to west Norfolk. The eye-catching attraction are caused by layers of different-coloured rock, carrstone and chalk. Take in the scope of this superb view from a safe distance and photograph the cliffs from a distance (away from any jagged or potentially tumbling rocks).

2. Sandringham Estate

Sandringham House in West Norfolk

As the much-loved country retreat of the British Royal Family, Sandringham Estate in west Norfolk attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year with its rich and interesting history, Edwardian beauty and stunning royal gardens.

3. Boats moored at Burnham Overy Staithe

Colourful boats moored at Burnham Overy Staithe in West Norfolk

Spots and splashes of colour in west Norfolk – boats moored on the tidal creek at Burnham Overy Staithe. This secluded unspoiled beach offers great views of boats, creeks, sand dunes and wildlife.

4. Bircham Windmill

Bircham Windmill on a sunny day with clear blue skies.

Standing tall in the Great Bircham countryside, you will find Bircham Windmill – one of the best remaining windmills in west Norfolk and Eastern England. On windy days, visitors can climb up all five floors and watch the sails and milling machinery turning.

5. The Stone Hall at Houghton Hall

Houghton Hall Stone Hall

Inside one of England’s finest Palladian houses, you will find the strikingly beautiful Stone Hall. Decorated by William Kent, the Stone Hall at Houghton Hall in west Norfolk was built for England’s first Prime Minister Sir Robert Walpole in the 1720s.

6. Creake Abbey Ruins

The ruins at Creake Abbey in West Norfolk

Dating back to the 13th Century, the ancient ruins of Creake Abbey’s former Augustinian church can be found in the stunning north west Norfolk countryside. The ruins are open all year round, free of charge, and visitors are welcome to explore, set up an easel to paint and take a picnic!

7. Sunset at Hunstanton

Sunset at Old Hunstanton Beach in West Norfolk

Hunstanton beach in west Norfolk is renowned for its magnificent sunsets, made special by its position as the only west-facing resort on the east coast. A number of pubs and restaurants in Hunstanton offer spectacular views of the sunset including The Mariner, a village pub that looks across The Wash

8. Castle Rising Castle

Castle Rising Castle in West Norfolk near King's Lynn

The impressive medieval fortification, Castle Rising Castle, hosts a number of fun-filled events throughout the year including archery, dancing and battle re-enactments. It is one of the most famous 12th Century castles in England.

9. Saturday Market Place

Saturday Market Place in King's Lynn with King's Lynn Town Hall and King's Lynn Minster

The majestic Saturday Market Place in King’s Lynn hosts a traditional weekly outdoor market which has been a feature of this historic town for hundreds of years. Standing tall and overlooking the market is the King’s Lynn Minster, where you are welcome to attend any service.

Please note that the information provided on this webpage was accurate on the date and time it was published [27/09/2022 09:23]. Details may have changed after this time and date.

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