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Portreath

a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall

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Pictures of Great Snoring

in the county of Norfolk
The Old Rectory, Great Snoring, Norfolk

About Great Snoring

There are two Snoring villages, Little and Great Snoring, between them they share one of the many quaint names in which Norfolk abounds.

Both villages lie close to Little Walsingham, in an area that is famous for its brick and flint cottages, many belonging to the 16th and 17th-centuries.

The village church at sleepy Great Snoring is dedicated to St. Mary, here there is a mixture church architecture ranging from Early English to Perpendicular. The church has a number of treasures including a 15th-century entrance door. Inside visitors can see a large Commandment Board dating from the 17th-century. This shows representations of Death, Heaven, Hell and Judgement. There is also an early set of Royal Arms.

Great Snoring's Manor House can be found in an idyllic landscaped setting. This magnificent building dates from the 1400's, it is now converted to a Country House Hotel of comfort and style whilst retaining many of its original features.

Leisure facilities around Great Snoring include golf, fishing, horse riding, historic houses and museums.

Visitors will find the pleasant coastal resorts of Wells-next-the-Sea and Holkham within easy driving distance.

Recommended towns & villages near Great Snoring

Binham Priory near Stiffkey and Wells-next-the-Sea.

Binham (18 Pictures) in the county of Norfolk

(3.8 miles, 6.2 km, direction NE of Great Snoring)

This gorgeous village is set in a peaceful valley inland from Stiffkey, it is renowned for the romantic ruins of a great Benedictine monastery, founded by the side of the Stiffkey River in 1090...

The Beach

Wells-next-the-Sea (72 Pictures) a Seaside Town in the county of Norfolk

(5.9 miles, 9.5 km, direction N of Great Snoring)

This is an enchanting seaside resort with old houses, shops and pubs lining the maze of narrow streets leading to the quayside...

Blakeney Marshes

Blakeney (83 Pictures) a Seaside Town in the county of Norfolk

(7.6 miles, 12.2 km, direction NE of Great Snoring)

The 100ft tower rising above the Church of St.Nicholas is a landmark that can be seen for miles around. At the eastern end of the church, a smaller tower acts as a beacon to guide vessels to the safety of Blakeney Harbour...

SALTHOUSE BROAD, RIVER BURE

Salthouse (9 Pictures) a Seaside Town in the county of Norfolk

(10.0 miles, 16.1 km, direction NE of Great Snoring)

The village is renowned as a haven for wildlife, it is the place to go in winter if you want to see a good migratory flock of Snowbuntings, and other migratory birds who invade the area in vast numbers...

Heydon, Norfolk

Heydon (11 Pictures) in the county of Norfolk

(11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction SE of Great Snoring)

This is a village that is used to publicity, it has been the setting for numerous films including The Go-Between, made in 1970 starring Alan Bates and the beautiful Julie Christie...

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Nearby attractions..

Binham Priory near Stiffkey and Wells-next-the-Sea.

Binham Priory (39 Pictures)

(4.0 miles, 6.5 km, direction NE)

Binham Priory is thought to have been built during the 12th-century by Pierre de Valoines a nephew of William the Conqueror. The.....

Holkham Hall

Holkham Hall (37 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction NW)

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Stody Lodge Gardens,  Norfolk

Stody Lodge Gardens (22 Pictures)

(7.7 miles, 12.4 km, direction E)

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Mannington Hall, Norfolk

Mannington Hall & Gardens (3 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.7 km, direction E)

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Bishop Bonner's Cottage, Dereham, Norfolk

Bishop Bonner's Cottage (1 Pictures)

(13.5 miles, 21.8 km, direction S)

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Work by The Dino Sculptor

Dinosaur Adventure Park (7 Pictures)

(14.5 miles, 23.3 km, direction SE)

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Castle Acre Priory

Castle Acre Priory (49 Pictures)

(14.7 miles, 23.7 km, direction SW)

No one looking at the impressive remains of this Cluniac Priory founded by William de Warenne, 2nd Earl of Surrey towards the end.....


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