Discover Norfolk

Peacefully situated in its own attractive gardens, amid the gently rolling landscape of North Norfolk, Little Barn is within easy reach of all the attractions of this beautiful and historic county.

Holkham Beach, Norfolk

As well as the popular coast with its pretty villages and abundant bird life, Little Barn is close to the imposing Stately Homes of Blickling, Heydon, Felbrigg, Mannington and Wolterton with their many walks and luxuriant gardens.

Weybourne, North Norfolk

Little Barn's tranquil location allows for safe family cycling on quiet country lanes, and walks of varied duration with pubs en route can be enjoyed all year round, the coastal fringe being particularly dramatic in Autumn and Winter.

Visit Norwich

The Royal Arcade, NorwichOur ideal location also places Norwich within reasonable driving distance (20 miles, 45 minutes away) - perfect for retail therapy. Norwich boasts a unique combination of old world charm with modern European flavours.

Boasting an incredible 20 shopping areas, Norwich has been rated as one of the five top shopping destinations in the UK (Javelin Group, August 2006). In a shopping satisfaction survey run by Goldfish Credit Card, the city centre was voted the best in the UK (October 2006).

Our local village, Briston

One of the largest villages in Norfolk, Briston is a charming village adjacent to the village of Melton Constable, once famous for it's busy railway station (since closed).

Briston has a large village green, which features a travelling fairground and Summer Fête once a year. The Recreation Ground (Briston Sports and Social Club) has an enclosed children’s playing area, football pitches and tennis courts.

Briston Village signBriston and Melton Constable provide for most requirements with:

  • 2 Co-ops
  • 2 Butchers
  • Fresh fish outlet
  • Bakery (bread, pastries, sandwiches, cakes, etc.)
  • Chinese food delivery service (Chinese, Peking, Thai & English)
  • Pizza, kebab and fried chicken take away
  • 2 Garages (one with petrol station)
  • 2 Post Offices
  • 2 Public Houses
    (one with restaurant)

Whilst the local Co-op supermarkets provide for many necessities, a range of local fresh food is also available. Fresh fish is available locally as well as game in season. Thursford, nearby, boasts a Thai restaurant with deliveries available.

Briston is approximately 6 miles from the popular town of Holt, 9 miles inland from the coastal village of Blakeney, 11 miles from the coastal resort of Sheringham and 22 miles from the city of Norwich.

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