The traditional seaside town of Sheringham offers a laid-back atmosphere, from its old fishing village and steam train rides to surrounding woodland and a twice-weekly market. Sunseekers are lured in by the beauty of Sheringham Beach during summer, while the charming pubs, tea rooms and boutiques treat you year-round.
Things to do in Sheringham
If you’re looking for a quiet place to hang out, visit Sheringham Park and stroll through 400-plus hectares of landscaped National Trust-listed gardens. Keep an eye out for the particularly beautiful rhododendrons and azaleas. Keen golfers can tee off by North Sea on a challenging 18-hole course at the nearby Sheringham Golf Club.
Sheringham’s High Street is lined with inviting restaurants, classic British pubs and unique boutiques. Check out The Sheringham Trawler for fish and chips, Pungleperry's for fresh coffee and sweet treats or Robin Hood for a cold pint of beer. Shoppers can purchase men’s clothing from Old Guys Rule Ltd and women’s fashion from Rags & Bags.
Immerse yourself in local life by strolling along the waterfront, where you’ll find local fishermen, waterfront cafes and old-world cottages. Sheringham Beach is great for a swim during the warmer months, while the promenade is often lined with murals by local artists. Visit the Sheringham Museum to see historic exhibits on the town’s maritime past, along with old photographs and sea vessels.
Looking for some live entertainment? Head to the Sheringham Little Theatre to enjoy theatrical and musical performances. Time your visit for a Wednesday or Saturday to browse handmade clothes, local produce and jewellery at the local market.
Getting around Sheringham
Sheringham is connected to surrounding cities and towns via trains from the central Sheringham railway station. You can walk around the town centre and beachfront, but a hire car is best for exploring further afield.