Creake Abbey

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Remains of an abbey church dating from 13thC, including presbytery and north transept with chapels.

Creake Abbey Café & Food Hall & Courtyard Shops was started in 2003 and is now recognised as a rural retail destination and centre for artistic talent in north Norfolk. Come and browse for paintings, fabulous home décor and antiques, painted furniture, objects d'art, garden accessories, designer children’s wear, gifts from the Cape of South Africa and much more. The AVEDA salon, Found Hair, provides expert cut and colouring services and has a range of beautiful products for purchase.

Free admission to the site. Separate charge for certain special events (see website for details and opening times).

Outside of lockdown the licensed Café serves British food with a seasonal emphasis, exceptional cakes and light lunches. Currently a full takeaway service is being offered. The Food Hall boasts a fabulous cheese counter, homemade deli items, staples including fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, frozen meals, baking items, fresh bread, wine, beer and spirits.

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  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted

Site Features

  • English Heritage Property
  • Regional Tourist Board Member


Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:
From Norwich take the A1067 and then the B1355.

By Public Transport:
From Sheringham station it is 8.5 miles to Creake Abbey.

Creake Abbey - Shop.Dine.Explore


North Creake, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 9LF

Tel: 07801 418907

Opening Times

* Abbey ruins open every day, free entry, free parking.
Café & Food Hall opening hours:
Open 5 days a week, Wednesday to Sunday, 9am – 4pm
Please check the website for more info.

Shops, services and gallery open 5 - 7 days a week. Check footer at for full information.

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