The villages name means ‘Homestead/village on the River Burn’ or perhaps, ‘hemmed-in land on the River Burn’. ‘Deepdale’, which means ‘Deep valley’, was added to distinguish it from the other Burnhams in Norfolk.
Burnham Deepdale is located about 1 1/2 miles (3 km) West of Burnham Market, 22 miles (35 km) North East of the town of King’s Lynn and 31 miles (50 km) North West of the city of Norwich. The Norfolk coastal footpath is just around 2 miles to the north and runs for 47 miles.
The village is one of the original seven Burnhams, which include Burnham Norton, Burnham Overy, Burnham Sutton, Burnham Thorpe, Burnham Ulph and Burnham Westgate.
The village’s Anglican parish church, St Mary, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk, and houses a Norman font.Village life centres around the harbour and its thriving fishing and sailing community.
Explore… Our beautiful beaches, Scolt Head Island, salt marshes, bird life and wildlife. The Norfolk Coast Footpath is right on the doorstep, running 47 miles along the North Norfolk Coast. St Mary’s Church has a Saxon round tower and houses a Norman font.
Brancaster Staithe & Burnham Deepdale are on the beautiful North Norfolk Coast, approximately half way between Hunstanton and Wells-next-the-Sea, just over the hill from Burnham Market.
Create… The beautiful views from Barrow Common are popular for both painting and photography. There are many exhibitions and courses throughout the year.
Relax… Enjoy the local hospitality and seafood at the Jolly Sailors, the White Horse and Deepdale Cafe. The village is famous for Mussels in the winter. Take in some local art, or browse the shops at Dalegate Market.
Beautiful throughout the year… As one of the driest villages in the country, there is always something to enjoy outdoors. Watch the sky fill with pink-footed geese during winter. January and February are beautiful for fresh beach walks, while May and June offer some of the best weather for sailing, kiting, sea kayaking and other watersports.Be Inspired… The beautiful views from Barrow Common are popular for both painting and photography. There are many exhibitions and courses throughout the year. October and November are glorious wildlife months.
Relax… Enjoy the local hospitality & seafood at The Jolly Sailors, The White Horse, Deepdale Café & The Crab Hut. The village is famous for Mussels in the winter. Take in the local art or browse the shops at Dalegate Market.