Burnham Market

You couldn’t visit this part of the world without several trips to Burnham Market. There are some wonderful shops, galleries and cafes/restaurants, so you can enjoy a drink outside at the wonderful Hoste Arms or No 29 Bar & Restaurant.

Visit Gurneys for your catch of the day and wander into Birdie Fortescue to browse homewares.

ANNA, is known for its beautiful selection of clothes and accessories from designers such as Anya Hindmarch, Isabel Marant and Rixo as well as lesser known designers.

The Aurina Stores in Burnham Market and Holt and have an extensive list of beautiful homewares including cushions, lamp shades, homeware, stationary and so much more in between.

Visit Holt during your holiday in Norfolk | Sextons Place


A lovely Georgian town which is famous for Byfords, Holt has a selection of small boutiques and homeware shops along with a great toyshop above Starlings. As Holt does get very busy the parking can sometimes be a challenge, so if you’re able to visit during the week that might make things a bit easier.

Call in at any of the following en-route back to the cottage:

Back to the Garden

Kings Head

Wiveton Hall

Norwich market holidays in the uk for the whole family | Sextons Place


Last but not least is Norwich, the capital of the City of Norfolk which is 40 miles south (about 1 hour by car) with all its attractions, shops, museums, Castle and Cathedral. It also boasts a wonderful market which is the largest outdoor market in Europe and is a fabulous sight with all the brightly coloured awnings.

Finally, if you are a little short on time and/or are only staying for a few days, the Telegraph have listed the best of what to do in the area in 36 hours, you can’t go wrong!