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Salthouse

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The village is situated on the salt marshes of North Norfolk. It is 3.8 miles north of Holt and 5.4 miles west of Sheringham. The village is on the A149 coast road between Sheringham and Hunstanton.

Parish Council website: http://www.salthouseparishcouncil.org/

Illustration for Salthouse

66 hectares of coastal grazing marsh and saline lagoons are managed as a nature reserve by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust.

website: http://www.norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk/Wildlife-in-Norfolk/Reserves/Salthouse-Marshes.aspx

Lying between Walsey Hills and Kelling Hard, the marshes are of international importance for wildlife, particularly birds.
 

Salthouse Heath

Forming part of the Cromer Ridge of glacial moraine, the heath is an important wildlife site and also has the largest cluster of Bronze Age burial mounds in Norfolk. The predominant vegetation is gorse and heather, but in recent years the open aspect of the southern part has been lost by encroaching birch and oak woodland. It is well-known locally as a good place to hear Nightingales and Nightjars in early summer.