Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the small, coastal village of Thornham is home to less than 500 people yet a magnet for holiday makers and day trippers year-round. 

In its centre stands All Saints Church,  dating as far back to Norman times but, despite various building and renovation projects throughout the centuries, its tower was only finally completed in 1935 to commemorate King George V's Silver Jubilee.

Despite village's diminutive size, it's a busy, quintessential 'North Norfolk' village with lots going on. There are various eateries, including The Lifeboat Inn's sister pub-restaurant, The Chequers Inn. Just beyond the village lies the Norfolk coast and Thornham Marshes from where you can walk along a boardwalk to Holme Dunes, a Norfolk Wildlife Trust nature reserve. The reserve's varied habitats host migrating birds, owls, natterjack toads, butterflies and dragonflies, as well as other interesting flora and fauna. Just over a mile away, also to the east, lies the ever-popular RSPB nature reserve, Titchwell.

Our favourite things to do in Thornham and the surrounding area

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