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It’s become known as Chelsea-by-the Sea because of its high property prices, regular sightings of celebrities and up-market shops
Where is Burnham Market?
From Norwich, take the A1067 Fakenham Road, then get onto the A148 Fakenham to Kings Lynn road, turning off just after Fakenham onto the B1355 which takes you straight there. From Kings Lynn, take the A148 road to Hillington and then the B1153 for a lovely scenic journey to the village.
About Burnham Market
Over the years Burnham Market has increasingly attracted visitors to its village green centre surrounded by its mix of hostelries, gift shops, antique shops, book shops and delicatessens. It has a very English feel and people just love strolling around hoping for a glimpse of one of the many celebrities who often visit there.
People just like to stroll around the village green area and take in the atmosphere of its unusual and interesting mix of restaurants and shops. Dont forget to visit the two churches at either end of the village, Burnham Westgate Church and All Saints Church.
Try to catch one of the famous Burnham Market summer classical concerts in August; and, if you havent been before, youll love the Craft Fair.
In winter the village takes on a completely different atmosphere as crowds gather for the Christmas lights switch-on, which is usually performed by a celebrity.
DID YOU KNOW... The Goose Beck flows from underneath Burnham Market Church into the market square. It floods the road through the village once every 7 years.
Pictured: a car drives through the flooded area in the market square of Burnham Market