The Village of Itteringham in Norfolk

Itteringham Norfolk Holidays

A visitors guide to the small rural village of Itteringham in Norfolk, located just under 9 miles from the North Norfolk Coast. The village is surrounded by National Trust land and some of the properties within the village are owned by the N.T. The community shop also contains a Post Office and Cafe and the local pub/inn The Walpole Arms, is known for its fine food and welcoming relaxed atmosphere.   All kinds of walking and rambling can be enjoyed around here taking you through a beautiful gentle countryside landscape. Close by are the park, woods, lake, gardens and building of Blickling Hall  built between 1616 and 1627.  A masterpiece of Jacobean architecture with events held throughout the season. Anne Boleyn is believed to have lived in an earlier house on the same site and it is said that her ghost returns by coach on the anniversary of her death. For those who enjoy the pursuit of fishing, try the the lakes at Blickling and also the Bure Valley Lakes.

The market town of Aylsham some three miles away has a colourful market square where lively traders offer a good range of merchandise on market days, the town also has a supermarket. On its outskirts is the Bure Valley Railway (15 inch gauge) which runs from Aylsham to Wroxham (located in the Norfolk Broads National Park), passing through 9 miles of glorious countryside. There are many fine properties in and around the area of Itteringham, evidence of the town's wealth in times past.

Wolterton Hall is a fine Georgian country house home to the Walpole family, distant cousins of Nelson on his mother's side, whom he visited regularly, open to the public on certain occasions.  

Up the road is Mannington a 15th century medieval moated manor house, here you will find the heritage Rose Gardens with a display of hundreds of different roses. 

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