Fringed by dense pine forests and undulating dunes, Wells' sandy shore stretches for miles to the west, with brightly coloured beach huts clustering beside the water and wooden steps leading up into the woods. It's …
The longest 10.25in narrow-gauge railway in the world puffs for 5 picturesque miles from Wells to the village of Little Walsingham, the site of religious shrines and the ruined but still impressive Walsingham Abbey.
This locals' favourite rustles up bacon baps, homemade chilli and decadent hot chocolates. Outside there's a corral of picnic tables; inside there's a wood-burning stove for when the wind whips in.
Renowned for its traditional menus (mains might include rack of lamb or steak) and contemporary pasta or curry dishes.