The Village of Wood Norton in Norfolk
A visitors guide to the rural village of
Wood Norton, a small attractive typical Norfolk village, which until the
1950s was largely owned by the dean and chapter of Christ Church
Oxford. The church of St. Mary's was erected in 1700 and has a
distinctive brick tower, that also features on the village sign.
Wood Norton has no inn but there is one under two miles away.
The market town of Fakenham
is 6 miles away, offering a good variety of shops, weekly market and a
Farmers Market. The town also has its own Super Bowl, museum,
cinema, race course, ten-pin bowling, golf course and sports centre.
On the outskirts of Fakenham are two well
known attractions, the first is Pensthorpe Nature Reserve and gardens the
other is The Dinosaur Adventure Park.
Heading for the coast some 11 miles (18km) you will find the seaside
resort of Wells next the Sea
its picturesque quayside and waterfront. Wells is still very
much a working port with whelk and shrimp boats berthed in its small
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