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Over the past 20 years or so, artworks have appeared out of the blue on walls, streets and bridges all around the world. At first nobody knew who was responsible. Then a mysterious artist known only as Banksy claimed responsibility and the hunt was on to discover his identity. There has been lots of speculation over who he is but as yet, nobody has cracked it – and if they have, none of the sugges...

We hope all our guests feel that they get the red carpet experience when they stay with us – but did you know our village played a starring role in the winning of three Oscars? In 1976, the makers of the film Julia – starring Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Meryl Streep and Jason Robards – were looking for a location which could pass for the American resort of Cape Cod in the 1930s. Their location s...

If you’re planning a trip to Norfolk for February half term, I bet you might be wondering what there is to do this time of year. The answer is that there’s still plenty going on, and it’s a lovely time of year to visit. Here are some suggestions for a stress free half term, with something to keep every member of the family occupied! Beaches Winterton-on-Sea has a fabulous beach, which stretches fo...

Dunes Cafe, Winterton At Winterton we’re lucky enough to have a fabulous place to eat right on the beach – the Dunes café. In the summer it’s open seven days a week, and I always look forward to sampling one of their breakfast options at the weekends. But then the sandwiches – especially the crab ones – and their wonderful selection of cakes are equally tempting later on in the day. I always marv...