Historic Houses in North Norfolk

With a wealth of history in the area, North Norfolk is home to some of the UK’s most magnificent private and National Trust owned stately homes. Spend a day exploring both the grounds and interiors of these grand houses, the perfect rainy day activity. Here are a few of our favourites that you could visit during your stay.


Sandringham Estate

5 Miles from Fring Estate

The Royal Family’s private country house and open to the public to explore. With over 60 acres of gardens and lots for visitors to see and do including cafes and a museum, it is a day’s worth of fun. Plus, there are often events on including craft fairs, live music and country and game shows, so take a look at the events calendar. 

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The Rose and Crown

Houghton Hall

4 Miles from Fring Estate

Built for England’s first Prime Minister, Houghton Hall is one of the finest Palladian Mansions in England. With lavish interiors, beautiful grounds and parkland containing many rare deer species this is a must visit. Plus, it is only a short distance from Fring Estate and can easily be cycled to!

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Holkham Hall

13 Miles from Fring Estate

The Holkham Estate is one of the region’s most loved stately homes. With its sprawling Pallandian Hall and parkland extending to 3,000 acres it is a breathtaking sight. Along with the walled gardens, private coastline, pub, shops and play areas, guests can have a tour of the hall and learn about the origins of modern farming.

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