Discover Burnham Market; A Hidden Gem in North Norfolk

Burnham Market is known as ‘the Chelsea of Norfolk’ by the locals and it is easy to see why when you look at the quaint little boutiques and galleries that line either side of the central Burnham green. Surrounded by nature reserves and rolling lush countryside, Burnham Market has struck the balance between keeping its Heritage charm and traditional values and moving with the times in terms of food and shopping. Formerly a thriving livestock market town, there are regular homages to it’s past with plenty of craft fairs and country shows that showcase the best of Norfolk’s artisan produce and country living.

Burnham Market is full of country lanes and walkways that offer a stunning landscape view of Norfolk’s richest farmland and agriculture, as well as fields of bright yellow and purple flowers that line the River Burn and leads you all the way to Burnham Overy Staithe; where a treasure trove of salt marshes and sand dunes make for perfect bird watching terrain. Fishing boats dot the coast line, with plenty of rich and diverse wildlife to spot whilst you walk.

If retail therapy is more your thing, Burnham Market has everything you need to feel at peace again. Quiet boutiques with no queues or hustle offer a peaceful shopping experience.

The Hat Shop is one of the villages shining stars since it opened its doors in 1987 and offers every style of hat you can think of for every occasion; from top hats to baseball caps and everything in between. The Hat Shop is the perfect place to browse for a gift or for yourself.

If it is clothing you are after then Burnham Market has it all. Trendy take on classic fashion brand, Jack Wills has a thriving store here, as does Collen & Claire, delivering the best in ‘Coastal Chic’ fashion items for both men and women. Looking for something unique to wear this summer? Stop by Anna, and check out their range that has become so popular, they have even opened a shop in London!

With so much to see and do in Burnham Market, there really is only one way to make sure you can do it all and that is by booking a long weekend stay or midweek break so you can relax and unwind and take it the glorious surroundings of North Norfolk.

First recorded as a pub in 1685, The Nelson is set in the heart of Burnham Market and offers the finest quality local food and drink, with superb facilities and accommodation. Family and even dog friendly, this little home from home is perfectly situated on the crossroads into Burnham Market and is a stone throw away from the Greens and boutiques.

You can choose to stay in one of our nine newly refurbished rooms, each designed with comfort in mind so you can be ready for what the next day of your stay has in store for you or you can pop in for lunch or dinner and a drink whilst you go over the days exciting adventures.

To find out more about The Nelson and the services we offer, feel free to browse the rest of our website or call a member of our team on 01328 738 321