In and around the area

Located in unspoilt, picturesque, tranquil countryside close to the North Norfolk coast, Knapton is a small village, around 3 miles from the market town of North Walsham and close to the coastal village of Mundesley, with Cromer to the north.

The area is a fantastic place for walking and cycling, both in the surrounding countryside and coast.  The Paston Way footpath follows from Cromer to North Walsham.  Nearby Pigneys Wood, a local nature reserve about a mile south of the village is a great place to visit.  From here the historic disused North Walsham and Dilham Canal can be explored by foot, as well as the nearby villages of Trunch and Swafield, a short distance away.


Things to do

Nearby Mundesley also has a range of shops and places to eat, with a beautiful long, sandy blue flag beach, and a Golf Club, as well as Gold Park, which has an outdoor gym, adventure golf and facilities for all the family.

North Walsham has a range of supermarkets, shops and facilities, and there is a market day every Thursday, and a Farmers Market on the 2nd and 5th Saturday of the month.  There is also a leisure centre, cinema and theatre.

The nearest railway station is at North Walsham, which provides a regular service via the Bittern Line to Norwich, Cromer and Sheringham, and a bus service links to North Walsham and Norwich.

If you want to get out on the water, you can hire a day boat, or a canoe from Herbert Woods, taking advantage of our 25% off discount for Broads Escapes customers.  Enjoy the relaxing pace and enjoy the wealth of wildlife in the area.


Eating and Drinking

The Trunch Crown
Front Street, Trunch NR28 0AH
Tel: 01263 722341

Ship Inn
21 Beach Road, Mundesley NR11 8BQ
Tel: 01263 722671

The Bluebell
Bacton Road, North Walsham NR28 0RA
Tel: 01692 404800



Trunch Corner Stores
1 North Walsham Road, Trunch NR28 0PL
Tel: 01263 722072


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