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The White Horse
"Highly recommended. Welcoming staff, good beer, nice rooms. The menu shows thought and effort, beautifully cooked and presented. Very good value. You would be pleased to get this food in ..." More

Sea Marge Hotel
"Staff very professional and very helpful. Setting and ambience excellent .Restaurant is well worth a visit.

Date visited: 02/05/09 ..." More

Sea Marge Hotel
"A very pleasant stay. Slightly old-fashioned feel to the hotel, with plenty of wood panelling and quirky architecture. Room had old-fashioned plumbing with large bath, but shower that was a ..." More

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The seaside village of Overstrand, a couple of miles east of Cromer, still retains the elegance of its golden years in the Edwardian era, when it was known as The Village of Millionaires. Overstrand shot to prominence through the writings of theatre critic and playwright Clement Scott, who christened the area Poppyland after a visit in 1883, when happenstance led him to stay with miller Alfred Jermy and his daughter Louie. Scott’s stories of this idyllic poppy-brightened corner of Norfolk caught the imagination of the metropolitan wealthy. Within a few years the tiny fishing village (crabs are still landed there today) sprouted a series of elegant houses of the rich and famous. Lady Battersea, a Rothschild, had The Pleasaunce built there: designed by Lutyens (who also designed the Methodist chapel nearby), and with gardens laid by Gertrude Jekyll, it was the epitome of Edwardian style. Financier Sir Edgar Speye constructed Sea Marge on the cliff tops, a mock-Tudor mansion set in extensive gardens, now an elegant country-house hotel. Winston Churchill stayed in the village as a boy, his father owning Pear Tree Cottage there. This is a place for old-fashioned seaside holidays, with extensive sandy beaches (reached by a steep clamber from the village above – Overstrand of course meaning above the beach) and no amusement arcades. The village has the basic shopping facilities and pubs that no gentlemanly destination should be without, set in neat surroundings with plenty of Norfolk flint walling to complete the scene


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Sea Marge Hotel (0.16 miles)

Sea Marge Hotel
Perched on the cliff tops of the beautiful North Norfolk coast, you will find the Sea Marge, an elegant Edwardian mansion steeped in history.

This fine Grade II listed building resplendent in 5 acres of terraced gardens and ... More | visit website
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The White Horse (0.16 miles)

The White Horse

The White Horse Overstrand is a family-owned AA four star Inn. A traditional Village Pub with a difference, offering luxury Accommodation, a first class Restaurant serving top quality cuisine and a well-stocked Bar. We are ... More | visit website

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Northrepps Cottage Country Hotel (0.55 miles)

Northrepps Cottage Country Hotel

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Welcome. Historic Northrepps Cottage Country Hotel is one of East Anglia’s finest bijou hotels from which you can enjoy the delights of beautiful North Norfolk. The hotel is located close to ... More

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Links Country Park Hotel Golf Club (1.79 miles)

Links Country Park Hotel Golf Club
Proudly independent, "The Links", considered by many to be the best golf, leisure and conference hotel in North Norfolk is set in 35 acres of lightly wooded coastal parkland, designated as an area of Outstanding ... More | visit website
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Anglia Court Hotel (2.01 miles)

The Hotel is less than five minutes walk from the town centre and all of Cromer's popular attractions. The magnificent church of St Peter & St Paul dominates the town centre with it's ... More | visit website
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Briarwood at Thorpewood Cottages (3.22 miles)

Briarwood at Thorpewood Cottages

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Within 5 miles of sandy beaches on the beautiful north Norfolk coast, these charming, single storey and south facing cottages offer newly renovated and very comfortable accommodation. ... More

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Felbrigg Lodge (3.85 miles)

Felbrigg Lodge

This luxury bed and breakfast accommodation is situated in an idyllic romantic setting, in a peaceful countryside location a short drive from the picturesque north Norfolk coast. Felbrigg Lodge adjoins the southern boundary of Felbrigg Hall, ... More | visit website

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Elderton Lodge Hotel & Restaurant (4.14 miles)

Elderton Lodge Hotel & Restaurant

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Elderton Lodge nestles into its own six acres of naturally wooded grounds, beautifully aspected over looking on to 800 acres of Deer park. The 200 year old building, formally the shooting ... More | visit website

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The Eiders (4.25 miles)

The Eiders
James & Caroline Jarvis offer you a warm welcome to our recently refurbished property and provide you with high quality ground floor en-suite facilities. Our guest rooms are individually designed (3 with balconies which overlook ... More | visit website
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Manor House (4.30 miles)

Manor House

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Small family run Victorian Manor House bed & breakfast, in tranquil location, with views across Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, yet embedded in village of historic character. Close to sea ... More

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