Burnham Market, Norfolk

East Anglia Spotlight: Burnham Market

Situated a stone’s throw away from the magnificent North Norfolk coastline the traditional village of Burnham Market is a favourite haunt of celebrities and the perfect place to explore.

Explore the Village

Burnham Market is a unique Georgian village, just two miles from Brancaster Beach and close to nature reserves. Around the village green, you will find boutique and antique shops, eateries & galleries interspersed with brick and flint charming cottages. A great base to exploring the coast and countryside while enjoying a traditional village stay.

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Gurneys Fish Shop

Gurneys Fish Shop

We recommend a trip to Gurneys Fish Shop, set up by Mike Gurney around forty years ago when he learnt to grow oysters in the creeks and how to smoke fish.
Gurneys sells a vast range of products including lobster, crab, mussels and peeled brown shrimp and their delicious own prepared meals such as prawn curry, chowder and fishcakes.

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Where to Eat: The Hoste

Recently recognised by The Times as one of the top 25 best food destinations, The Hoste offers two award-winning restaurants, the stylish 'Burnham Market Brasserie' with views of the sheltered garden, serving contemporary modern British cuisine and signature classic dishes whilst the 'traditional panelled dining room' provides an enviable dining experience, a new fine dining menu offering modern British cuisine with a twist. Menus are changed frequently according to seasonal availability, taking advantage of the fantastic local Norfolk produce on offer such as Brancaster Oyster’s, Seared Norfolk Venison and Sharrington Strawberries.

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Nearby: Burnham Overy Staithe

Burnham Market Overy Staithe

Burnham Overy Staithe is a popular launching site for boats. The village of Burnham Overy has moved over the years, as the channel gradually silted up sea going vessels had to moor further and further downstream, until over time most of the population had moved from Burnham Overy Town to Burnham Overy Staithe. Today it is a mecca for sailing enthusiasts, with plenty of paths for those who prefer to remain on land! Check out the National Trust circular walk in the link below.

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