St Olave's Priory
ST OLAVES, NORFOLK
The remains of an Augustinian priory, St Olave’s is best known for its intricately carved, and virtually complete, brick-vaulted undercroft dated to the 14th century. It was founded nearly 2,000 years after the death in 1030 of St Olave, the patron saint of Norway.
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open at any reasonable time during daylight hours
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About The area
The North Norfolk Coast is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and probably the finest of its kind in Europe. Here you’ll find a string of quaint villages and small towns – Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea and Cley next the Sea are 21st-century favourites, while Sheringham and Cromer are classic examples of a good old-fashioned seaside resort where grand Victorian hotels look out to sea. Further round the coast you'll find Great Yarmouth, one of the most popular resorts in the UK and packed full of amusements, shops and seashore entertainment. And let's not forget Norwich, the region's only city.
Norfolk prides itself on its wealth of historic houses, the most famous being Sandringham, where Her Majesty the Queen and her family spend Christmas. Many of Norfolk’s towns have a particular charm and a strong sense of community. The quiet market towns of Fakenham and Swaffham are prime examples, as well as Thetford, with its popular museum focusing on the TV comedy series Dad’s Army which was filmed in the area.
Places to Stay
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