Welcome to Model Farm B&B, Walsingham, North Norfolk
Model Farm is a lovely grade 2 listed 18th century farmhouse situated on the edge of the village of Great Walsingham, with stunning views over meadows to St. Peter's church and across open countryside to the River Stiffkey. It is ideally stuated for anyone wanting a quiet few days away from it all, but yet is only 5 mins away from Little Walsingham, where there is an award winning Farm Shop, pubs and restaurants. Model Farm is ideal for bird watchers with barn owls, little owls, buzzards, harriers etc as well as hares playing in the fields which can be seen from the bedroom windows.
There are two comfortable bedrooms, a double and a twin with an adjoining bathroom, while breakfast with home made bread and preserves and locally sourced produce is served in the beamed dining room. On arrival, tea and home-made biscuits are served in the house, or in the beautiful garden if the weather is fine.
Located in the beautiful North Norfolk countryside - designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty- there is easy access to the unspoilt and empty beaches of Holkham and Brancaster, to the family friendly sands of Hunstanton, Sheringham, Cromer and Mundesley. The North Norfolk Coast is truly remarkable.
Head inland and you'll discover an amazing array of places to visit as well as undulating countryside with a rich agricultural past and home to a host of small and award-winning food producers and local pubs.
Pretty market towns and villages are also waiting to be found, including gems such as Holt, Burnham Market, Aylsham and Fakenham. Their historic streets, lined with independent boutiques, galleries and delis are perfect for a day's browsing. Fakenham has an very good market every Thursday.
The area is rich in places of heritage and culture too - grand stately homes, museums, festivals and theatres are in abundance. Popular National Trust properties including Blickling Hall and Fellbrig Hall with their extensive grounds, restaurants and shops are perfect for a day out. Sheringham Park ,as well as being a lovely place to walk, has an amazing display of azaleas and rhododendrons at their stunning best in May.
There is something a little special about the region of North Norfolk and its unique coastline and countryside that makes for an fabulous British holiday. Sandy beaches, unique salt marshes and rolling countryside with panoramic skies give North Norfolk its distinctive flavour.
North Norfolk has a variety of things to do whilst holidaying in the area; from family day’s out looking at the Steam and traditional Fairground Rides at the Thursford Collection or investigating the largest private collection of Military vehicles at the Muckleburgh Military Museum, visiting the Queen’s country house at Sandringham or wandering through the gardens at Holkham Hall, taking a boat trip to see the seals at Blakeney Point or spending an afternoon riding the Poppy line on a steam train to see the Norfolk countryside, to just building sandcastles and enjoying the seaside at one of the Blue Flag beaches along the North Norfolk coast. North Norfolk attractions can cater for all ages and there are various outdoor activities available for the more adventurous.
North Norfolk is well known for its exceptional nature reserves for any budding bird watchers and the North Norfolk Heritage Coast Path is great for cycling (with local bicycle hire available), and walking to take in the beauty of the coastline. There are also horse riding facilities that provide horse trekking excursions as an alternative way of seeing the North Norfolk countryside.