The coastal village of Salthouse is located on the North
Norfolk Coast on the A149 coastal road. It is a
historic picturesque village well paced for exploring
the many delights that this stretch of the Norfolk Coast
has to offer.
The beach is mainly pebble and shingle, so no beach to
speak of, but Salthouse is a super place for bird
The Norfolk Wildlife Trust Nature
Reserve at Cley, has the reputation as a premier
birdwatching site is on your doorstep with an
environmentally friendly visitor centre which
incorporates an observation area including a remote
controllable wildlife camera. The centre also has
The magnificent church of Salthouse
holds regular art exhibitions and there is a pub with a
large front garden that looks directly over the
saltmarsh, where if you are lucky, you can enjoy a pint
while watching the marsh harriers soar above.
There is a small village shop adjacent
to the village green and a local cottage sells fish and
For other eateries there is Cookies Crab Shop of
Salthouse, that has been selling quality shellfish for
over three generations. They also offer platters,
salads, sandwiches plus hot and cold drinks.
Either take away, eaten inside or eaten in their garden
that overlooks the salt marshes (BYO beer or wine to
enjoy with your meal). They are open everyday of the
year except Christmas day and we would recommend booking
a table because of their popularity.
The Dunn cow public house has a great
menu, and the food is devine, but a little expensive.
You cannot book a table in the summer months, just turn
up and hope for the best. It is worth a short wait.