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North Walsham

Nestling on the edge of the Broads, pretty North Walsham market town is North Norfolk's largest town offering easy access onto the coast and into Norfolk capital Norwich. If you're looking for character accommodation in Norfolk you're guaranteed to find it in and around pretty rural North Walsham be it a luxury 4 Star bed and breakfast in the heart of the medieval town centre close to the historic market place and cross, a rural holiday cottage for two or a spacious self-catering barn conversion in the surrounding countryside. You'll also find luxury holiday park accommodation in North Walsham with chic modern static caravan accommodation inclusive of on-site swimming pool and restaurant.

North Walsham's medieval market town history centres around the wool trade, with nearby centres like Worstead also major 13th and 14th century centres for cloth production and weaving. North Walsham is home to the famous vast wool church of St Nicholas, and Admiral Lord Nelson's old grammar school. Weekly markets are held around market place and North Walsham offers a delectable choice of craft shops including the famous Cat Pottery craft centre. Quirky museums like the Norfolk Motorcycle Museum also feature.

Visitors can pick up trains to Cromer and Sheringham on the coast via The Bittern Line. Find a place to stay in North Norfolk's largest town and book accommodation in North Walsham. The Bittern Line is a unique community railway route running for 30 miles from Norwich up through North Walsham and west along the North Norfolk Coast all the way to Hunstanton.

Accommodation in North Walsham

  • North Walsham   (2.9 miles from the centre of North Walsham)
    Sleeps 2
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    Recently featured in The Times newspaper, The Maltings is a charming former grain store in Norfolk with wood burner & garden. Dog friendly. Close to beaches & woodland walks.
  • North Walsham   (5.4 miles from the centre of North Walsham)
    Sleeps 13
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    Spacious Grade II listed property in Norfolk with 7 bedrooms and plenty of period features throughout. Great for larger families & set in 5 acres of grounds. 3 night min stay.
  • Banningham   (4.2 miles from the centre of North Walsham)
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    Beautiful detached coach house on the edge of Banningham village, midway between Norwich and the Coast. Broads and beaches 15 minutes away. Parking, open fire and stunning gardens.