East of Cromer along the Coast Road through to Mundesley
Set in the heart of ‘Poppyland’ Overstrand has a fascinating history, some of which can be seen in its buildings like The Pleasaunce – former home of Lord and Lady Battersea; Overstrand Hall and the Methodist Church, all designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. The sandy beaches are popular for families, with spectacular cliffs behind and the surrounding peaceful countryside providing many delightful walks, cycle rides, woodlands treks and bird watching.
Public transport: Regular service out of Cromer
Cycling or walking: Links to the Norfolk Coast Cycleway at Northrepps and the quiet lanes network. England’s Coast Path passes through along with other walking routes
Reasonably to most areas around the village; however, access to the promenade is via a steep but surfaced path so will depend on individual circumstances.
Parking: Clifftop pay & display
Toilets: Well maintained in the clifftop car park
Refreshments: Clifftop café, and the popular White Horse PH and Sea Marge in village centre
Information and interpretation: In car park and also check out fascinating information kiosk housed in an old red phone box off the High Street for the history of the coast.
Dogs: Public area; some seasonal restrictions may apply around beach
Cost: Car parking fees