South Norfolk Guest House is within easy access to both Norfolk and Suffolk. We are close to the towns of Norwich, Wymondham, Attleborough, Diss & Long Stratton. We are also close to Norfolk Tank Museum, Long Stratton, Forncett Steam Museum, Tibenham Air Field, Tas Valley Vineyard & Bressingham Steam Museum. Norwich city offers a large shopping centre with 2 cathedrals, a castle and a thriving market. The nearby towns of Wymondham and Attleborough are typical Norfolk market towns.
Nearby Points of Interest
- Norwich Cathedral (13.9 mi)
- The Cathedral’s architecture is justly famous, its history fascinating and its collection of art and objects outstanding. The Cathedral certainly deserves its five star rating as a tourist attraction. Services are still held here.
- Bressingham Steam Museum (13 mi)
- Whether your passion is Gardens, Steam, Exhibits, Rides or even a mixture of them all, we are confident that Bressingham has something for all. With excellent exhibitions, and stunning 20 acre gardens with 8000 species, you are sure to enjoy your visit.
- Blickling Hall - East Anglian National Trust (27.5 mi)
- A magnificent Jacobean house, with stunning gardens. Famed for its long gallery, fine paintings & tapestries, and books, it also makes for a wonderful wedding location. Conferences can be held here, too.
- The Norfolk Broads (20 mi)
- The Norfolk and Suffolk Broads is Britain's largest protected wetland and third largest inland waterway, with the status of a national park. It's also home to some of the rarest plants and animals in the UK.
- Banham Zoo (17 mi)
- Banham Zoo is the ultimate fun filled day out for all the family and home to almost 1000 animals from around the world.
- Tibenham Gliding Club (1.7 mi)
- The large area of uncontrolled airspace around South Norfolk provides an excellent environment in which to enjoy gliding, one of the most exciting sports there is. This means that in addition to the regular gliding operations which take place every day we also provide a successful venue for a series of National Gliding competitions during each year.
- The Norfolk Tank Museum (3 mi)
- The Norfolk Tank Museum is an independent museum housing a collection of Cold War armoured vehicles, weaponry and tanks; many in working order!
Our collection includes operational Main Battle Tanks and, weather permitting, you can enjoy a ride over our off-road course in the ‘Hagglunds BV206 All Terrain Vehicle’.
The Norfolk Tank Museum offers a unique, ‘Hands-On’ experience. We give our visitors the opportunity, wherever possible, to have access to and to handle our exhibits.
- Fishing at Taswood Lakes (2.1 mi)
- Taswood is unique in that we offer excellent specimen carp fishing as well as superb sport for the traditional coarse angler. The taswood fishery is in its 30th year and is growing rapidly. With its unique fishing and tranquil setting, its the perfect day or holiday for any angler. The complex comprises of eleven lakes beside the River Tas in the heart of Norfolk and offers the best coarse and carp fishing available on a day ticket in the region.
- Norfolk Snow Sports Club (14 mi)
- The club is open all year round & provides an extensive range of lessons and sessions for all disciplines & ability levels. Ski and snowboard lessons are available from initial taster sessions & from beginner to advanced levels. Open practice sessions are available for members to practice & develop their skills. The club has a range of adaptive ski equipment & offers a ski experience & instruction for most disabilities. All sessions are conducted under the supervision of experienced instructors.
- Whitlingham Outdoor Education Centre (14 mi)
- The Centre is located in Whitlingham Country Park which has over 280 acres of beautiful countryside that is a perfect spot for walkers, cyclists, birdwatchers and family outings. The park has cycle paths, a picnic meadow, and a visitors centre with a café, information point and toilet facilities.
Whitlingham Outdoor Education Centre and Whitlingham Country Park make for a perfect day out for all the family whether you want to get active or take it easy the choice is yours.
- Norfolk Open Churches Week (1 mi)
- The Church of England recognises the importance of these wonderful buildings to Norfolk's tourism and is pursuing a number of initiatives to make them more accessible to tourists, pilgrims and local people.
Not only are these buildings of national importance and of great historical interest in the history of Norfolk, but many are active places of worship. Why not also visit for a Sunday service and meet church members?
- The Royal Norfolk Show (16 mi)
- The Royal Norfolk Show is the largest two-day agricultural show in the country. There’s more than enough to interest everyone; from the latest farm machinery, and livestock to sampling some of Norfolk’s finest produce. So whether you are visiting for business, education or just pure pleasure you can be sure of a great day out.
- Events & Activities in Norwich and Norfolk (14 mi)
- Norwich, The Broads and Norfolk countryside has an amazing year round programme of events to suit all tastes, age and budget. You will find music – contemporary and traditional, festivals, book signings, exhibitions, art, theatre, dance, markets, family fun days, sports events, Christmas Fayres and much more.
- East Anglian Game & Country Fair (16 mi)
- The East Anglian Game & Country Fair is an annual two day, family event held at the Norfolk Showground, Norwich.
- Strumpshaw Steam Rally (20 mi)
- Over 50 steam engines was display including one of the first outings for the Plumb family’s Burrell SCC Devonshire Road Locomotive No. 2239. As well as the steam gathering, there was over 350 other exhibits on site, not including the Steam Engines and other exhibits including a working beam engine inside the Strumpshaw Steam Museum which is open all weekend and included in your admission. Concerts are also held throughout the day on the Christie Concert Organ.
- Experience shopping in Norwich (13 mi)
- Norwich is close by and offers excellent shopping for those who are looking for a full and exhausting day out! Alternatively, you may just need a few essentials, which the beautiful city can also provide.
- Takeaways and shops at Long Stratton (2.7 mi)
- The village is situated half-way between the regional capital, Norwich and the market town of Diss; along the Roman built road, the A140 (once known as Pye Road) - which runs from Cromer (North Norfolk) to Ipswich (Suffolk).
There is a wide selection of takeaways and shops in Long Stratton, including Fish & Chips, Chinese, Pizza Houses and kebab shops. There is a large Co-Operative at the centre of the village with an ATM and a pharmacy, accompanied by a great selection of independant shops.
- Local Shops, Long Stratton (2.4 mi)
- Our village shop has closed, our nearest village, for 'take-a-ways, super market, PO, restaurants, petrol is 2.4 miles east. Long Stratton
- Local bus routes (0.5 mi)
- Long Stratton 2.4 miles east, regular bus both north and south along the A140
Nearer 1/2 mile another bus route, not so frequent between Diss and Norwich calling in at Long Stratton on route, bus stop shown on map
- St. Michael's Church, Great Moulton (1 mi)
- Whether you are seeking quiet relief, or some prayer for whatever reason, then this really is a very beautiful place to come. The church shares its name with many others in the area, but this is by far one of the nicest! It has recently benefited from a new roof and fully restored paintings... it really is a must see on your visit to Great Moulton!
Use A12 or M11 from London, follow signs to Norwich, from A11/A14 travel to Bury St Edmunds along A14 and use A143 to Diss and A140 (Advise not to use A11 north of A14)
From the A140 travelling northbound, on entering the town of Long Stratton please take the left turn at the first set of traffic lights beside Shell Service Station.
From these lights SNGH is 2.4 miles along this road 1st property on right entering Great Moulton. Neighbours Public House. More detailed directions available.
Head south out of Lincoln on the A15. Keep towards Norwich. Take the A17 until you get to the A47. Stay on the A47 passed Norwich. Take the A140 signed Ipswich. On entering the town of Long Stratton you will pass a pedestrian crossing controlled by lights before a set of traffic lights where you turn right, next to a Shell Service Station.
From these lights SNGH is 2.4 miles along this road, 1st house on entering Great Moulton, neighbours a Public House. More detailed directions available.
Take the M6 east out of Birmingham for 31 miles. At junction 19, exit onto A14 toward F'stowe. Continue to Bury St Edmunds and take A143 to Diss A140. From the A140 travelling northbound, on entering the town of Long Stratton please take the left turn at the first set of traffic lights.
From these lights SNGH is 2.4 miles along this road.
The house is the first house on the right in Great Moulton, neighbours the Public House
Advise not to use A11 north of A14 towards Norwich
Liverpool Street Station exit at Diss.
Kings Cross Station exit at Attlebough.
Pre book taxi, numbers provided on booking, rather than use station taxi.
Nearest Station Attlebough
Pre book taxi, numbers given on booking rather than use station taxi.
Other station Norwich, then bus to Long Stratton, usually can be collected from here by SNGH