The Surrounding Area

Bessingham Manor is accessed by its own brick and flint tower being the entrance to a long drive off a little rural single track lane on the edge of the tiny village of Bessingham in “deepest darkest North Norfolk” and lies approximately 5 miles equidistant from Sheringham, Holt and Cromer (ten minute drive) and 20 miles north of the historic city of Norwich (30 minutes).

The Norfolk Broads.Bessingham Manor is an excellent location from which to explore the wider county, including the North Norfolk Heritage Coast (a designated area of outstanding natural beauty) and the Norfolk Broads.

Bessingham Manor itself sits in a conservation area and the immediate area around Bessingham is somewhat of a rural idyll, offering breathtaking views of quiet undulating countryside and big, star-filled night skies. It is off the beaten track, away from the normal tourist area but is a short drive from the bustling seaside town of Sheringham (with its independent shops and a Steam Railway) and Cromer, famous for its Crabs, Lobsters and of course it’s pier.

The fashionable Georgian market town of a Holt is also a short drive away with its many boutiques, restaurants, coffee shops and even an independent department store!

Wedding Cake Stand
Wedding Cake Stand
The North Norfolk Heritage Coast has an enormous wealth of culture and things to see and do, from watching the fishing boats sailing from the small port in Wells-next-the-Sea out to sea to crabbing on the Quay (a must for the children) or boat trips from Morston to Blakeney Point to see the Seal Colony. Enjoy sunbathing, building sand castles or swimming on a sandy beach, going for a scenic coastal walk, exploring thousands of acres of salt marsh and paddling in the sandy creeks. Picnic by the sea dunes, or go collecting sea shells or fossil hunting by the nearby sea cliffs. There is a huge diversity of activities including sailing, horse riding, fishing, playing golf or birdwatching and more.

Alternatively one could simply relax at the Manor, soaking up the tranquil atmosphere, reading a book or enjoying a glass of wine outside in the grounds whilst experiencing the local wildlife, which includes our own resident Barn Owl (often seen during daylight) to many other birds species to the odd Deer grazing the lawns.

There is a plethora of fantastic places to eat from posh restaurants to countless Gastro pubs dotted around the picturesque brick and flint villages, or one could have fish and chips on Cromer Pier and a pint of Wherry in our nearby friendly local!

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C Robinson, July 2015

"We are just home from the most glorious family weekend at your lovely residence. It could have been tailored to our needs, with everything just as we wanted it. The bedrooms were very good and suited everyone, from Grandpa aged 80 to Evelyn almost two. We were able to have our evening meal in the garden each night and the cooking facilities were excellent. Thank you for making our family reunion beyond all our dreams."

The Youngs, Easter 2015

"WOW!!!! What a stunning property Bessingham Manor is and far exceeded our expectations. Thank you both for making it so welcoming when we arrived. The goody basket, the shopping put away, the warm Aga etc., was much appreciated and we immediately felt at home. Everyone had a fantastic weekend. Also thank you for helping my eager nephew and girlfriend with suggestions for the day when they turned up 5 hours early! We left at 10am and hoping all was to your satisfaction with the house/bins etc. Much was consumed over the weekend. Thank you again and congratulations to you both for creating a beautiful home."

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A Labour Of Love

Completely restored from a shell that was designated for demolition, we are excited that this amazing house, which was originally designed to impress and entertain, will come alive once more!
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Bessingham Manor,
Manor Road,
NR11 7JN.

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