Area guides



Discover this 18th century "little London"

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11 mins to Attleborough
14 mins to Banham
33 mins to Norwich
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With grand Georgian architecture surrounding its market place and town green, Hingham is in the heart of rural Norfolk.


For this market town, it was in the 18th century when the socialites of high society built and took residence in Hingham that it became fashionably known as “little London”.

The many and varied local shops have the special character of a small market town but are up-to-date in what they provide. Despite the influence and attractions of neighbouring Norwich, an active and independent town life continues to thrive and grow. Amenities include a family butcher, The White Hart Hotel which is a community Boutique Hotel and Country Dining Pub, cafe’s, library, primary school, excellent health centre, doctors surgery, dentist and frequent bus services providing access to the surrounding villages and towns of Wymondham, Attleborough, Watton, Dereham and Norwich. The town is located 17 miles from the cathedral city of Norwich, which has many restaurants, shops, supermarkets and services including an international airport.

Attleborough is a market town situated within the Breckland district, located between Norwich and Thetford. The town has a range of amenities including four schools, a town hall, shops, coffee shops, bars, restaurants, takeaway restaurants and a doctors. If you are looking for attractions nearby you will find Banham Zoo, Melsop Farm Park, Hulabaloos and Combat Paintball and every Thursday you will find the local market, which was established in the town as far back as 1226.