Baconsthorpe, Holt and the Local Area

Baconsthorpe Castle, north NorfolkBaconsthorpe

Baconsthorpe is a small village 3 miles from Holt and 5 miles from Sheringham and the sea.

Baconsthorpe Castle

Baconsthorpe Castle is at the other end of the village, it is a ruined castle with a moat and is a great spot for hide and seek and a picnic.

Holt, NorfolkHolt

Holt is a beautiful Georgian market town packed full of antique shops, boutiques, galleries and coffee shops.

A morning quickly disappears wandering around the shops.


Sheringham has a promenade with beach huts that runs above a beautiful sandy beach. Sea fishing, bike hire, steam railway, Sheringham Museum – The Mo, amusements and fish and chips.

Sheringham Beach, Norfolk

Our Favourite Days Out

  • Blickling Hall – home of the Boleyn family and a beautiful Elizabethan house run by the National Trust. Only 15 minutes from Baconsthorpe.
  • North Norfolk Railway/Poppy Line – steam train that goes from Sheringham to Holt. 10 minutes to Holt Train Station
  • Blakeney – harbour, sailing, canoeing, seal and bird watching trips, crafts and Blakeney Point. Only 20 minutes from Baconsthorpe.
Blakeney, Norfolk

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