Five of the UK's best beaches (as voted by Condé Nast Traveller) are within easy striking distance of Gresham Hall Estate. Which is your favourite of them? There's Sheringham which has has all the romance of an age-old seaside village or Cromer with its famous pier that's just perfect for strolling along, before catching a show in the theatre pavilion. From the best beaches list, It's just a little drive down the coast to Holkham and a bit further still to Hunstanton and Brancaster. But that's not all - there's more beaches to visit nearby. They didn't make the list but they're still gorgeous. To the east is West Runton, East Runton, Trimingham, Overstrand and Mundsley. Then to the west you'll discover Weybourne, Salthouse, Cley, Morston, Stiffkey (Saltmarshes) and Wells. At Blakeney Point Beach, there are daily boat trips to see the seals and birds in their natural environment too - available from Beans and Boats. A little bit further along the coast is Burnham Market and Thornham. Did someone say fish and chips and ice-cream? You'll be spoiled for choice.
Gresham Hall Estate’s selection of luxury holiday cottages and apartments are dotted around 1200 acres of beautiful private working grounds. They are surrounded by luscious landscaped grounds and there are many glorious walks to explore. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) it really is the perfect countryside retreat. Every generation will love having the opportunity to roam free among the ancient trees and manicured lawns. Then you can retire to the comfort of your own holiday home from home. From the magnificent, beautifully restored Edwardian hall to the enchanting cottage hidden in the woods to the stunning barn conversion, or the cool bell tents at our glampsite.
There is so much to do at the estate, but a holiday in Norfolk wouldn’t be complete without exploring the local area. From a day at the beach to visiting National Trust properties to eating out and more – here are some of our favourite things to do nearby.