Visitor’s Guide to Old Hunstanton

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Old Hunstanton is a lovely village located in Norfolk, with spectacular beaches and local pubs, Old hunstanton is an excellent place to visit. Often overlooked in favour of its larger neighbour Hunstanton, Old Hunstanton has a lot to offer and there’s plenty to keep people of all ages entertained. Many Years ago Old Hunstanton was originally a fishing village, these days Old Hunstanton is a prime location for a short break, or a family holiday.

This small village is directly next to the larger town of Hunstanton. The quaint and charming character of Old Hunstanton is makes it a lovely village to visit and is a contrast to it’s busier neighbour Hunstanton. There are cliff top walks pasts the old light house and the Ruins of St. Edmund’s Chapel, which was originally built in 1272. The light house in Hunstanton has kept many sailors safe until it was discontinued at the start of the first world war, the light house now operates as a guest house.

You can enjoy long walks a long unspoilt coast, the beach runs a long the local golf course and you can see lot’s of colourful beach huts as you stroll a long the beach. Old Hunstanton also boasts lots of small gift shops, where you can pick up a unique souvenir.

You can also find the local RNLI Life Boat station for this area, which houses a B class Atlantic boat and a hovercraft. The volunteers at the station do a great boat watching of the waters of the local area.

Old Hunstanton has an extraordinary village church, which is located slightly outside the village. Which is called St Mary’s, the village church has been the resting place for the Le Strange family, the original founders of Old Hunstanton.

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