|OS Grid: TF 760370||Approx 5.8m 9.3km From
the Coast View Google Map
|Latitude: 52° 54' 05"|
|Longitude:0° 37' 01"|
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Much of the nearest coastline is owned by the National Trust and has miles of sand dunes and saltmarshes. Brancaster Staithe on the north coast of Norfolk has a beautiful estuary and is very popular with sailors and mussels and cockles are raked out of the sands here and can be purchased locally.
Under six miles away is vibrant Burnham
Market with its good collection of shops including
delicatessens, wine merchants, galleries, homemade
bakery, antique shops, as well as many others. For golf
enthusiasts there is the Royal West Norfolk Golf Club at
Brancaster, which also has mile upon mile of white sand.
The battle was immortalized in film, one of which released in 1964 starred Michael Caine. "A rousing recreation of when an army of 4,000 Zulu warriors who had already decimated a huge British garrison; decided to attack the much smaller garrison at Rorke's Drift".
For a full account of what
happened to our George Smith look at our Yesterday