The Village of Hindringham in Norfolk

Hindringham Norfolk Holidays

A visitors guide to the Norfolk village of Hindringham located some seven miles from the North Norfolk Coast. Hindringham is another one of the many Norfolk Villages dominated by the huge tower of its church.  This small quiet village of flint cottages surrounded by country lanes has its roots firmly in the past, with evidence of continuous settlement since the Bronze age.

The village of  Hindringham was actually mentioned in the will of the Saxon Bishop of North Elmham. The church of St. Martin stands on a rise in the centre of the village and one can just glimpse the sea at Stiffkey which is five miles away. Stiffkey Marsh is a continuation of Morston Marshes and is one of the oldest saltmarsh along the Norfolk coastline. Hindringham is a good base for those looking for a quiet place to retreat to at the end of the day yet near enough to local attractions for those looking for a varied range of activities and diversions. 

Although the village does not have a shop or a village pub, Binham under two miles away does. The Chequers Inn at Binham offers a range of good quality food and drink, in a traditionally comfortable Public house. Binham village is dominated by Binham Priory a beautiful, atmospheric building surrounded by the ruins of its great monastery, located in fields on the edge of the village. 

Nearby is the Thursford Collection a must for Wurlitzer and traction engine enthusiasts with live entertainment and lots more.

On the coast you will find the village of Blakeney a very popular place at any time of the year, given its picturesque quality and the fact that it is also located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Here you will find a further range of small shops and lots of places to eat and drink. Blakeney Point has over 1,000 acres of sand dunes and is a nature reserve, home to the common and grey seal. You can book a boat trip out to see the seals with one of the boat operators on Blakeney Quay.

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