Where We Are

Purbeck House is situated in a quiet location, a short walk from Swaffham town centre on Whitsands Road. It provides an ideal base, whether you are looking for a retreat in the West Norfolk countryside, an overnight stay before moving on with your travels, or a longer stay for business or pleasure.

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The local area is just waiting to be explored, from small villages, local markets, stately homes, or a day out shopping, all can be reached by car or public transport for a day out.

The most frequent bus service from swaffham is the First Eastern counties X1. This runs a half-hourly service through swaffham, and takes in everywhere from Peterborough, Kings Lynn, Dereham, Norwich, Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft, with various stops in-between. For more information see www.firstgroup.com

The historical market town of Swaffham provides an ideal base for exploring the Norfolk countryside and beautiful coastline.

Sandringham Estate is a great day out, and organised tours are run to show you one of The Queens favourite residences, or why not simply take a relaxing stroll through the extensive gardens?

The Norfolk coastline is renowned for its clean beaches, many of which have consistently been awarded the blue flag standard. Stretching from The Wash, right round to Lowestoft, there is something for everyone, from the bright lights and pleasure beach at Great Yarmouth, through to more secluded and peaceful areas such as Old Hunstanton and Brancaster.

Local Markets are also very popular, and Swaffham Market is held every Saturday, with nearby Kings Lynn holding theirs every Tuesday and Saturday.

If shopping is your thing then Kings Lynn is only a short drive from Swaffham, or Norwich can be reached in about an hour, where you will find both the Castle Mall and Chaplefield shopping centres, and their daily market, all of which is overlooked by the Medieval Castle.

Norfolk is also famous for its Broads, situated in the eastern area surrounding Norwich. Why not take a guided tour along the river, or the more adventurous may even hire their own! Alternatively don your walking boots and take in the sights and sounds of Norfolk by foot.

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