Remains of an abbey church dating from 13thC, including presbytery and north transept with chapels. In a meadow of forty acres, on the right of the road leading from North Creake to Burnham Market, a house of Austin Canons was founded in 1206, in honour of the Blessed Virgin, by Alice, widow of Sir Robert de Nerford, governor of Dover Castle.
Creake Abbey Café Food Hall & Courtyard Shops was started in 2003 and is now recognised as a centre for artistic talent in north Norfolk. Come and browse for paintings, jewellery made with semi precious stones, oriental rugs, fabulous home décor and antiques, painted furniture, objects d’art, beautiful country clothing, garden accessories and Provencal goodies ranging from honey and oils to tablecloths and ceramics.
Free admission to Café Food Hall & Courtyard Shops and Creake Abbey (English Heritage), separate charge for special events (see website for details and opening times).
The licensed café serves exceptional cakes and light lunches, galleries, antiques, country clothing, gardening accessories, rugs, gifts, a framers and a hair salon.
Instagram is @creakeabbeycafe and for facebook it’s facebook.com/CreakeAbbeyCafeandFoodHall