There is no easy way down to the beach at Sidestrand, a
village that was made famous by Clement Scott who called
this area Poppyland.
Even the old churchyard on the cliffs
named by Scott as 'The garden of sleep' was washed
away by the sea.
Sidestrand is within an area designated
as of 'outstanding natural beauty' and the coastal
scenery is stunning with a backdrop of high cliffs
typical of this area.
Sidestrand has no shops or village inn, but all of these
can be found at the nearby village of Overstrand located
just one and a half miles down the coast. Further
along is Cromer famous for its crabs and with all its
popular seaside attractions, end of pier show and famous