With a mysterious profile that combines these ecclesiastical and vernacular traditions, St Benet’s Abbey is at its best viewed from the banks of the river at dusk, when long shadows help to enhance the numinous atmosphere.
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Caister Castle was constructed by Sir John Falstaff in the mid 15th century. The castle now serves as home to the largest private collection of motor vehicles in Britain, and includes a minor star of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and an 1893 Panhard et Lavassor, the world’s first proper motor car.
The Caister Castle Trust
Holkham Hall, the property of the Coke family, is a Palladian mansion that dates from the mid 18th century.
Hunstanton's banded cliffs are made of layers of rusty ginger sandstone (‘carrstone’), red limestone (‘red chalk’) with a white chalk layer on top.
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Oxburgh Hall, once home to the Bedingfield family, is everyone’s idea of the classic stately home.
Loddon is a tidy, self-sufficient sort of place with a parish church, a couple of pubs, a boat-lined staithe and all the requisite services strewn along its High Street.
Duncan Kerridge Photography
Flat-bottomed trading wherries were once a common sight on Norfolk’s rivers and broads.
Windmills are iconic sights in the Norfolk landscape.
Greater Yarmouth Tourism