The Hall is surrounded by 520 acres of woodland and pastures grazed by cattle and crossed by the long distance path the Weavers Way. There is an imposing Georgian Drawing Room and Gothic-style library and a decorative and productive walled garden and a Victorian pleasure garden.
On the estate is the church of St. Margaret
which dates from the 15th century. It's isolated position explained by
tales that the entire village relocated to its present site, some distance
away, after the Black Death. Inside the church you will find one of the
earliest portraits of a local resident a brass of Sir Symon de Felbrigg
and his first wife Lady Margaret, daughter of the Duke of Teschen and
cousin to Richard II first wife Queen Anne. Sir Symon was the
standard bearer to King Richard II and it was he that built the first hall
on this site back in the 14th century.
At nearby Roughton the mathematician and physicist Albert Einstein stayed in a cottage during the 1930s, after he left Germany in the wake of Adolf Hitler's rise to power.
One of the closest inn/pub is Roman Camp Inn, that has an all day restaurant for fine food and a bar that has served real local ale since 1894.
Two miles away on the coast you will find the Edwardian seaside town of Cromer famous for its succulent Cromer Crabs and August carnival amongst other things. It has long sandy beaches, landscaped cliff-top gardens, Edwardian style promenades, a boating lake, a mini-funfair, putting greens, bowling green, pitch and put and of course great fish and chip shops. This is all complimented by a good range of shops and a super market.
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