If you want to be in a perfect place to explore North Norfolk choose luxury cottages in Fakenham. Also known as the ‘gateway to the North Norfolk Coast’ and day trip distance from Norwich and Kings Lynn there’s lots to do and see for everyone.
Fakenham is well known for its markets dating back to 1250 and today it assembles every Thursday to sell local crafts, food and drink, ideal to stock up if self-catering. On the fourth Saturday of each month is a Farmer’s Market attracting people all over the area. In the market place and on the town sign you’ll see printing block markings which are testament to the major printing industry in the 19th and 20th century. The 14th century architecture dominates the skyline and the Museum of Gas and Local History is the only surviving town gasworks in England and Wales.
This is the largest town in Norfolk and boasts all the shops, cafes and restaurants you would expect as well as lots if independent retailers . Located amidst gorgeous countryside on the River Wensum and just 10 miles from the coast 5 star luxury cottages in Fakenham off the perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy coast and country. The gentle landscape lends itself to lovely walking and being on the National Cycle Network you can set off along quiet lanes and tracks. With places like Wells-next-the-Sea nearby a day on the coast is always an option on a sunny day.
Other attractions are the Fakenham Racecourse, one of the finest rural national courses in the country if you fancy a flutter. The Sculpture Moor Nature Reserve is internationally recognised for its wildlife with a combination of wet woodland, hazel coppice and open water to explore. Two miles away is Pensthorpe Natural Park with one of Europe’s premier collections of endangered and exotic water birds.
Luxury cottages with hot tubs in Fakenham are very popular so make sure you book yours and start planning your holiday today.