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Castle Acre

The small but attractive village of Castle Acre is close to the north Norfolk coast, 5 miles north of Swaffham, on the River Nar. Castle Acre Castle and Priory are ruins steeped in history and were founded by William de Warenne, soon after the Norman conquest.

Castle Acre Priory

Castle Acre Priory

May 2020

An important Norfolk visitor attraction, Castle Acre Priory is one of the largest and best-preserved monastic sites in England dating back to 1090. Home to the first Cluniac order of monks in England, visitors can witness the Cluniac love of decoration, which is reflected everywhere in the extensive ruins.


Accommodation in Castle Acre

Flint House

Flint House

Castle Acre, Norfolk

A beautifully presented and well-equipped holiday home in the historic village of Castle Acre, just a short walk to the village amenities including a welcoming pub, cafe, tea shop and village stores.

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