SEE & DO
The Homestead is a short walk from the coastline. As well as the miles of unspoilt beaches, and coastal paths, Peddars Way offers spectacular and unspoilt views of Norfolk by foot, horse or cycle.
Norfolk is host to a wide range of activities. The Homestead is a short drive from the beautiful Burnham Market and Thornham, and a short stroll to our own Staithe Street where you can discover local independent boutiques, cafes and delis.
Wells is surrounded by country towns, with their attractive buildings, spectacular churches, specialist shops and weekly markets - all year round. Add this to an extensive list of stately homes, ornamental gardens, nature reserves, museums and family attractions and it very quickly becomes clear that Norfolk offers something for everyone.
Norfolk itself enjoys higher than average hours of sunshine and temperatures, making it a holiday destination for all seasons.
Norfolk is home to a spectacular variety of birds throughout the year. Peak bird watching times occur in the Winter with the thousands of Geese, and in the Autumn and Spring when enthusiasts from around the country flock to see the migrating species.
During Spring and Summer months, Norfolk is awash with colourful rape seed, poppy and lavender fields. Combined with the miles of flat land across the fens and the Norfolk broads, including Holkham Native Reserve, Norfolk is a delightful place to visit and relax.
Spa & Tea
A short drive from The Homestead, and overlooking Burnham Market's central green, The Hoste offers a standout spa experience where you can escape from the stresses of everyday life.
The Victoria Inn is the perfect location to take Afternoon Tea, after a leisurely stroll along the beachfront from Wells to Holkham.
Windsurfing, kayaking, sailing and golfing are popular throughout Norfolk. Wells itself is home to a golf course and lake, and also hosts crabbing and fishing activities.
There is a huge selection of delicious local seafood and produce available on The Homestead's doorstep. Wells offers a variety outstanding independent restaurants and hotels. Located just 50 yards from The Homestead is The Crown Hotel (part of The Flying Kiwi Inns), which offers excellent food both in the a la carte restaurant and the informal Crown Bar.
Towards the sea-front is Wells Crab House which hosts a seasonally changing menu, seafood specials and flawless hospitality.