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South Norfolk

South Norfolk has a special charm, with picturesque villages and market towns. Wymondham is the largest town in South Norfolk and has a very popular market every Friday. On the first Friday of every month the central hall plays host to an antiques and collectors fair. The town has an abbey which is considered to be one of the finest in England.

In Caistor St Edmond you will discover the remains of the Roman town of Venta Icenorum. Open to visitors, it is one of the few sites in the country that has not been disturbed by development.

The market town of Diss is on the Norfolk/Suffolk border and close to Diss is Bressingham Gardens and Steam Museum. This is home to the national Dads Army Collection, and is set in an area of six acres, with delightful gardens.

The village of Hingham is an ancient settlement, and as early as 925 AD it is recorded as being the property of King Arthelstan. The 14th century parish church of St Andrew towers above the market place and can be seen for miles.

Thorpe Abbotts near Diss is where the 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum can be found. It is a tribute to the 8th Air Force (USAAF) which was based in Norfolk during the Second World War.

South Norfolk’s biggest tourist attraction is Banham Zoo. It is set within 35 acres and is home to over 1,000 animals.

More information on South Norfolk can be found within our tourist attractions and towns and villages sections.

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The Old Butcher's Shop (4)

The Old Butcher's Shop (4)

Heacham, Norfolk

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The Old Butcher’s Shop is a luxury and quirky conversion of the old village Butcher's shop, which is located in the heart of Heacham and in easy walking distance of the beach, shops and pubs/restaurants. Detached and stylishing it makes a great romantic escape for one or two couples or a small family.

Coachman's Cottage

Coachman's Cottage

Old Hunstanton, Norfolk

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A hidden treasure on the private Le Strange estate. Peaceful and oh-so romantic, this charming carrstone Victorian cottage offers wonderful parkland views with an abundance of wildlife on the doorstep, and is only a five minute drive to the coast. Best of both worlds spring to mind!

Palmstone

Palmstone

Heacham, Norfolk

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Palmstone is a stylish bungalow for one or two couples, or a young family wanting a peaceful location in the ever-popular coastal village of Heacham. Located in a small estate of similar properties only a 15-minute walk, or five-minute drive to north and south beach in Heacham and a good village pub and shop, this is a great spot to enjoy a relaxing holiday close to the coast.

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