Discover The Burnhams
Burnham Market, the major of the Burnhams, is a unique traditional Georgian village. It lies just two mile from Brancaster Beach and 6 miles from Wells-next-the-Sea and is close to several renowned nature reserves. Around the village green, you will find boutique and antique shops, eateries & galleries interspersed with charming cottages. Like the other Burnhams, Burnham Market retains a unique & special village feel, whilst also being a favourite haunt of celebrities.
Between Burnham Overy Staithe and the sea, you will find tidal creeks where the river spreads through the salt marshes and sand dunes at Burnham Harbour al the way to the sea. You can walk the one mile to the beach through the marshes and you'll be rewarded with secluded sands. From the harbour, you can catch a ferry to Scolt Head Island, National Nature Reserve, an offshore barrier island. The secluded and often quiet expanses of sandy beaches, dunes and rare wildlife make it a special place to visit. Watch out for areas of limited & restricted access in place to protect wildlife.
Burnham Deepdale is home to a roundtower church and market with pop up shops, cafe and campsite. It's dark skies are ideal for star gazing and you can walk all the way to Holkham along the Norfolk Coast Path. Burnham Overy Town and Burnham Norton are lovely quiet villages, overlooking tidal Norton Marshes and Scolt Head Island.
With plenty of charming places to stay and places to eat, Burnham Market and all the Burnhams are ideal bases for exploring the coast and countryside while enjoying a traditional village stay.