All Things Norfolk Directory
For 60 years, Lathams discount store has been offering a vast shopping experience and amazing prices in the heart of the Norfolk Broads. It has everything from great value everyday essentials including groceries, toiletries and DIY to clothing, homewares and gifts, not to mention a garden centre and Scallywags pet shop.
Lathams was first opened by Ken Latham in 1963 as a ‘piscatorial paradise’, a homage to his love for fishing on The Broads, and the store quickly became popular with local people and holidaymakers alike.
When Ken retired in February 1989, Lathams joined the family-run Norfolk discount group QD, who has since invested in the premises to expand the shopping experience for customers and built a dedicated Lathams Fishing Tackle shop opposite the main store.
At Lathams, you can always be sure of Value Guaranteed, with items across the store cheaper than other retailers or price matched. Shop big brands at small prices too, from Regatta to Emma Bridgewater.
Pop into the garden centre for a stunning array of top quality plants at amazing prices, including bedding plants which are homegrown by the QD Group in their very own nurseries. Treat your furry friend with a visit to Scallywags pet shop.
Customers at Lathams can sign up for a free Reward Card, offering 10% of their next shop, plus special deals, exclusive discounts and even a gift on your birthday. To get a Reward Card, simply pick up a form during your visit.
Also located in-store at Lathams is Flour & Bean Café – a family run bakery, using the highest quality, local ingredients to prepare mouth-watering artisan products. Pick up a loaf of freshly baked bread to takeaway or sit down in the café to enjoy delicious cakes and fancies. Whether you’re looking for a quick coffee, light bite or a full meal, Lathams Flour & Bean Café is a must-visit for breakfasts, lunches and dinners, as well as everything in-between. Alongside the best barista coffee, the café is licensed to serve cold beers, wine and prosecco. The afternoon tea is also not to be missed!
With so much to see, come and make a day of it on the stunning Norfolk Broads.
Lathams Discount Fishing Shop
Run by anglers for anglers, Lathams discount fishing tackle shop, is a must-visit on your trip to the Norfolk Broads. With everything for a great fishing trip, the shop has a complete range of reels, rods and tackle from big brands all at amazing value prices, as well as bait for both sea fishing and course fishing. Whether you’re a beginner or professional, the friendly team will be able to advise on the best gear and provide local catch reports during your visit too.
- Disabled facilities
NEAR AND FAR
CHAUFFEURS & CHAPERONES
“At your Service, ready when you are “
Near and Far is Norfolk’s Premier Chauffeur and Chaperone Company and to date has received many accolades ranging from National awards for best new Chauffeur business, Chauffeur Company of the Year, exceptional customer service at the EDP wedding awards and Chris who is the head chauffeur and manager has also been shortlisted in the top 3 for National Professional Driver of the year 2 years running.
Near and Far are not your average private hire car service as they cater for absolutely anything from airports, seaports, weddings, events, dinners, theatres, holidays, private functions, shoots and anything that requires that first class transportation. Not only do we drive you, but we look after you like Royalty.
To get a more in depth look at what we do go to the website or phone Chris the Manager.
Set in the heart of the Norfolk coastal village of Brancaster, The Ship Hotel is a boutique hotel, bar and restaurant offering excellent dining and unforgettable stays.
It offers a fantastic location on the Norfolk Coastal path, with easy access to many of North Norfolk’s finest attractions, including the stunning Brancaster Beach.
The Ship Hotel has 9 beautifully appointed, en-suite bedrooms and suites. Every one of the bedrooms is uniquely designed and arguably offers the finest sleep experience on the Norfolk coast.
All 9 bedrooms at the Hotel are dog friendly rooms. Four legged friends are provided with comfortable bedding & towel along with doggy treats.
The Ship boasts 4 Classic Doubles, 4 deluxe rooms featuring king beds along with two suite, The Captain’s Cabin and The Holkham.
North and South Creake Rooms and Thornham and Brancaster Rooms provide the flexibility to be made into family suites, offering both a double room and adjoining twin-bedded room, ideal for family visits
The Ship delivers delicious local and seasonal food, the finest selection of Wines, Beers, Cocktails and over 40 Gins to try including their very own Ship’s Black Diamond Premium Gin.
Where possible, ingredients are all locally sourced and being so close to the sea, offer a fantastic array of fresh fish and seafood dishes to satisfy crustacean cravings!
Lunch and dinner is served daily in the Bar, Restaurant & Outdoors. The Ship also boasts a large car park which can be found at the rear of the Hotel.
The Ship’s unique Black Diamond Premium Gin was developed by the team who worked with a local Norfolk distillery for a distinct local flavour. Due to high demand, it is now available to purchase by the bottle.
Experience matters. A stay at The Ship Hotel always offers more than a bed for the night. The Hotel has invested in electric bikes to help you explore the beauty of the North Norfolk Coast. Paddleboards are also available for the more adventurous. Explore the tidal waters behind Scolt Head Island and the creeks and marshes of Brancaster Staithe and Burnham Overy Staithe.
The wide open Norfolk skies and golden sands of Brancaster Beach are a mere stones throw from the Ship
- W-LAN / WiFi
- Outside Seating
- Disabled facilities
- Children Welcome
- Groups Allowed
- Pets Welcome
Dereham Windmill was built in 1835 and is a five-storey brick tower mill with a boat shaped cap winded by a six bladed fantail. Rescued from dereliction in the 1980s, the mill was recently restored in 2003 as an exhibition centre. There are art exhibitions held every month by local schools, organisations and artists.
Dereham Windmill is open every Friday and Saturday ( March to December ) from 10am till 3pm. Admission is £2.50 per adult and concessions £2.
Dereham Windmill is run by a fab team of volunteers. We hold regular fundraising events including Craft Fairs, Teddy Bear Zip Wire and Santa visits to help raise money for ongoing restoration work.
Dogs are not allowed in the tearoom. Full disabled facilities are available within the tearoom and grounds, including a specially adapted picnic bench.
Our Windmill Guides may also escort visitors on a guided tour of the whole building. On the first floor you can meet the ghost of Miller Fendick who might tell you about his life as a miller. Also, on every floor, there are illustrated explanations of what happened in each area when the mill was full of noise and flour dust.
- Outside Seating
- Disabled facilities
- Children Welcome
- Groups Allowed
- Pets Welcome
Reel Tackle Treasures is an online fishing retailer based out of Norfolk, they mainly sell on their website but also attend local carboots and markets.
The company was founded by Will after he was fed up with too much fishing tackle going to waste, and the sheer price of new tackle. Reel Tackle Treasures mainly focuses on used tackle but also sells new tackle alongside and aims to help both old and new anglers upgrade their fishing gear.
Their website has all their products on and is easy to navigate, there is also a section for blogs which are full of useful information for both new and old anglers and new blogs are being published constantly.
If you have any spare tackle lying around but don't know where to sell it? Reel Tackle Treasures will give you a fair price and collects nationwide so no need to travel!
Reel Tackle Treasures also provide some bespoke service such as rig tying, tackle help, and are happy to answer any questions you may have.
Good Running Events host events across East Anglia and beyond, with distances from 1 mile fun runs, 5K, 10K, Half Marathons, all the way up to our 24 hour endurance race. We look to provide both traditional road races and multi-terrain scenic races to provide some thing for every type of runner, whether you are a beginner looking for something fun or an experienced runner looking for a fast course and a new PB.
Our 2023 events are as follows:
18th June Run Sandringham Half Marathon, 5km and Community Mile. Our season starts at the Iconic Sandringham Estate, Winter Residence of the Royal Family, where runners are able to enjoy a race through the beautiful walled gardens as well as the wider estate and parkland.
We return to Sandringham Estate on the 19th-20th August for the Run Sandringham 24 hour Race, with runners aiming to run as many 5 mile laps of the estate as they can in 24 hours, including many night laps by headtorch. This event is one of the highlights of our calendar for many as they bring their families to the estate for a weekend of camping, live music and running.
We finish our Run Sandringham series with Run Sandringham 10K on 24th September which once again gives runners a chance to set a PB through the Gardens, Parkland and closed roads in the wider estate.
Run Snetterton 5k and 10k on 2nd August gives runners the chance to run at the famous Snetterton racetrack. This fast race circuit provides runners a unique opportunity to get a PB on this closed racetrack, with a grandstand finish in the pit lane. Runners have the option of running a single lap 5K or two lap 10K distance, finishing as the sun sets over this iconic circuit.
The Great Eastern Run on 15th October in Peterborough gives runners the chance to experience a City Centre half marathon. Runners feel the buzz of a big crowd as they weave their way through the streets of Peterborough past many of the city’s landmarks in this marque event. Joined by athletes from countries around the world, pacers will help runners strive for a PB on this fast course. A fully equipped event village makes this a great event for the family.
The Duxford Dash 5k and 10k on 22nd October marks the completion of our events for the season with us returning to the track (or runway) to run along the famous Duxford airfield, lined with historic planes and landing vehicles this event truly is a one of a kind.
All our races have their own unique medal upon completion, along with other merchandise options to remember your day by.
2023 East Anglia Event Calendar
Business Waste Solutions is a commercial waste specialist helping Norfolk businesses boost their bottom line. Of all the additional costs bombarding business owners at the moment - waste collection doesn't have to be one.
We support pubs, bars, takeaways, restaurants, retailers and offices with great value waste collection, providing bins from 240 litres all the way to 1100 litres. Whatever your commercial waste needs, we can support you. It’s your bin - we just pick it up!
We believe transparency is key. There’s nothing more frustrating than paying the price you agreed only to be hit by excess weight charges or spotting additional fees hidden in complex contracts. And unlike national providers, we won’t hold you hostage. We offer one fixed blended monthly or annual cost you can pay via direct debit, or pay annually to receive a 5% discount.
On average, BWS customers save 30% on what they’ve been quoted with a national supplier. We’re based in Norfolk which means we have fewer transportation costs and can pass on those savings to you.
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When you’re with a national provider, flagging a missed collection, querying a charge or needing to discuss a change in your commercial waste needs often come hand-in-hand with hold music.
Like you, we’re small business owners so we know the value of being able to get someone on the other end of the phone when you need them. We offer a personal service and would love to visit your premises and help you identify ways to help you reduce your waste and cut your costs. Want to talk about bins? Stef would like nothing more!; 07376716983
Things change, and so do your commercial waste needs. If you own a seasonal business for example, a weekly collection may not be enough at peak times but you don’t want to commit to more regular collections in the quieter months.
The same goes for if you’re hosting an event, growing your business or winding down. BWS offers flexible, scalable services to suit your needs. Our services are tailored to you. Let us know what you need when you need it and we’ll do everything we can to accommodate your commercial waste requirements.
It’s becoming increasingly important for businesses to operate as sustainably as possible - and less waste means less cost.Operating in accordance with the waste hierarchy, we look to prevent, reduce, reuse and recycle waste wherever possible.
Our no landfil policy means you can be rest assured your business supply change is as green as can be. Our central Norfolk location also means our trucks operate locally, resulting in a smaller emissions footprint.
As a small business, we have a first-hand understanding of the mounting pressures you’re experiencing. This is why we started the business and we will go above and beyond so you can benefit from cheaper, quality commercial waste collection.
And, as a local commercial waste service provider, every pound you spend with BWS remains in Norfolk, contributing to our economy and supporting our local communities. Everyone’s a winner!
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You can choose from a wide range of made to measure blinds and shutters when you shop with us. Window furnishings are a crucial part of your home. Not only do they play a huge part in interior design but also add privacy and warmth in rooms that need it. We don’t just work with domestic clients – we work with commercial customers all over Norfolk too. We have something for everyone and can advise customers on the best solution for them.
We offer a no pressure sales environment in your own home, we have a vast array of samples for you to choose from, from bold and bright to calming neutrals.
Please contact us today on 0800 8611554 or head over to our website to arrange an appointment. We have daytime, evening and weekend appointments available.
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Coffeesmiths was founded in 2021 by a coffee crazed guy called Arron, that’s me! Having worked in the coffee world since I left University, I have now begun my own coffee-based adventure with Coffeesmiths.
Starting off in a converted Rice Horse Box, I was travelling Norfolk and beyond on the weekends serving my locally roasted coffee. I thought to myself that I could do this full-time, so here we are! Now we have a permanent unit on Market Place in North Walsham along with the trailer which is still in operation at events over East Anglia.
Coffee has always been the priority. That is why we use only small and local business to source our beans. Using the Broadland Blend from JavaBean who are based in Scottow – we can create incredibly tasty artisan coffee that is unrivalled in freshness. Sometimes only a matter of days pass between the coffee beans being roasted and then served in our Shop and Trailer.
We do not just get our coffee beans from nearby, but our cakes and pastry offering are also both sourced from within 10 miles of Norwich. Again, this guarantees freshness and quality along with a excellent range of Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free options. We change our menu every couple of weeks, however some favourites are Sea Salt Brownies and Vegan Sticky Caramel Buns.
Our choices don’t stop there. If you like to mix up your coffee and explore into different flavours, then we have you covered! With over 12 syrups to choose from at any one time you can always create your perfect coffee. Allergens are also covered, with Lacto-Free, Almond, Soya, Coconut, Oat and Skimmed milk all available every day.
Our shop in North Walsham is right in the centre of Market Place, with a beautifully hand-made breakfast bar in the window, which is perfect to perch and enjoy a Flat White and watch the world go by. We will be offering some external seating in the summer months too. Perfect for a grab-and-go breakfast but also if you need to pass an hour by sitting in. There are power sockets and Wi-Fi for those that might be working too.
There is cheap parking within 3 minutes’ walk, free disabled parking on the Market Place so we are nice and accessible. We are very excited for the Summer approaching and beyond, as we settle in North Walsham and perhaps some other towns in Norfolk soon….!
We look forward to seeing you
Monday – Friday 07:30 – 16:00
Saturday 08:30 – 16:00
Sunday – CLOSED
- W-LAN / WiFi
- Outside Seating
- Disabled facilities
- Children Welcome
- Groups Allowed
- Pets Welcome
Willow Tree Delicatessen is a high-quality delicatessen and speciality food store found at the award-winning Wroxham Barns in North Norfolk offering an amazing range of local, regional, and international charcuterie, cheeses, antipasti, beers, wines, spirits, and fine foods.
The business is led by Martin Dupée who relocated to Norfolk over thirty five years ago and has been a strong advocate for the region ever since and the store reflects this celebrating the absolute best of Norfolk and East Anglia.
Product ranges include the famous Binham Blue and Norfolk Dapple cheeses, fresh jersey milks from Old Hall Farm at Woodton, sausages, steaks and burgers from Intwood Farm, located just south of Norwich, and so, so many locally produced preserves, chutneys and honey.
We also stock an extensive range of Farmyard Frozen products, which is a fine dining frozen range created by the chefs at Farmyard restaurant in St Benedict’s Street in Norwich. Pizza’s supplied by Norwich’s Brick Pizza are a popular staple for many. In terms of drinks, there are over 50 different beers, from breweries including Woodforde’s a couple of miles down the road and Wild Craft, wines from the Burn Valley and Winbirri Vineyards, five different coffees which have been blended exclusively for the deli and, quite probably, the widest range of gins, rums, vodkas and ready-to-drink cocktails all from Norfolk producers.
Add to this the very best speciality foods from across the region, UK and abroad, there really is so much to choose from. With free and easy parking, you will have to visit to see for yourself
Boon Brokers is a mortgage, insurance and equity release brokerage providing unbiased fee-free advice.
With no fees attached, Boon Brokers offer no-obligation consultations and have true whole-of-market access to lenders in the U.K., not just a panel of a few providers.
Lenders frequently changed their products and seeking advice from a broker enables you to find the right deal for your requirements.
According to Government's Money Advice Service, an average of £500 can be saved by using Boon Brokers mortgage services.
Boon Brokers offer an excellent client profile system where you can download your case documentation, review and change your fact-find, see case updates, and more!
Boon Brokers are directly authorised by the FCA, Number: 973757
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Since 2014 the, not-for-profit,Community Gym in Loddon has been offering a fitness service to Loddon and the surrounding villages and visitors. Since then we have had over 20,000 member sessions.
Wednesdays 0900-1000 / 1020-1120
Thursdays 1800-1900 / 1920-2020
Fridays 1015-1115 / 1135-1235
Enhance Massage is proud to offer its clients several massage therapies from their base in Wymondham, looking after customers from Wymondham, Norwich, and the local area in Norfolk. They provide both sports people and non-sports people with sports massage, myofascial release, and trigger point therapy. So, whether you need to improve your performances, recover from an injury, have postural issues, or simply want to stay healthy then it’s worth getting in touch.
When you first visit Vicki Askew at the clinic in Wymondham, she will first conduct a thorough consultation and assessment of your requirements to ensure she provides the correct treatment.
So, what are the benefits of the sports massage and associated therapies provided by Enhance Massage? Well, they are numerous, so let’s have a closer look at the most important.
Improved Sporting Performance
For the more active people who regularly take part in sporting activities or gym goers, there are some obvious benefits to sports massage, hence the name. By working the muscles, skin, fascia, ligaments, tendons, and scar tissue, is enables the body to work more efficiently as you will increase strength, mobility, flexibility, and improved recovery time. Sports massage also helps to alleviate muscle soreness from over exertion and the small tears in the muscles fibres that are created during physical exercise.
Relaxation & Stress Relief
Even if you are not the sporting type then a sports massage can help you to reduce stress and be more relaxed in life. There a several reasons for this but the most important are that a) a massage releases the releases of the ‘happy chemical’, endorphins in the body, improving your mood, b) encourages the body to produce various stress releasing hormones, and c) helps to support the normal functioning of your nervous system.
Better Circulation & Lymphatic System Function
Sports massage also helps to keep good circulation and lymphatic system function, which are key to being generally healthy in your body. Massage helps in this area because it helps to remove lactic acid and other waste products from the body and blood supply, and therefore helps the body to process the good stuff (nutrients, vitamins etc.) and keep the body in homeostasis.
Why Should You Visit Enhance Massage?
As you can see from the benefits listed above there are really not many people who wouldn’t feel the benefits of a sports massage and other therapies provided by Enhance Massage. Obviously, it is called sports massage for a reason, in that the way it’s done provides real demonstrable performance enhancing benefits to athletes, but even if you’re not the sporty type it really does help you to stay healthy.
When Can You Visit Enhance Massage?
At the moment Vicki is open to customers 9 to 5 on Monday’s, Thursday’s, and Saturday’s, but we understand that she is also available for evening appointments and can be quite flexible to suit your schedule.
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Norfolk Holiday Properties are a self-catering holiday home agency based in the fine city of Norwich. Whatever you’re looking for our friendly team can be sure to help you find the perfect home for your getaway.
Our portfolio ranges from city centre apartments to rural large barn conversions to seaside cottages and everything in between. All our properties are hand-picked, so you can book with confidence that we will never advertise somewhere we wouldn’t want to stay in ourselves.
Many of our cottages are pet friendly, so there’s no need for your four-legged friends to miss out on all that our wonderful county as to offer either!
We understand that whilst your trip may only last a week, the memories you make with loved ones last a lifetime. That’s why we’re so passionate about everything that we do.
Our dedicated team love Norfolk and want to share that with the rest of the world. Norfolk is home to some of the most stunning blue flag sandy beaches in the UK, Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea which is lined with colourful beach huts, Sea Palling to name a few. The Norfolk Broads make for a fabulous day out cruising along the rivers whilst the Historic Medieval city of Norwich offers independent shopping, history, fantastic cuisine and more.
Our goal is to provide an attentive, flexible and above all, a refreshingly friendly approach to property management. As a result, many of our property owners have trusted us to care for their homes for many years and we now care for over 100 beautiful homes all over the county.
Whether you live in a one bed flat or a large family home, Housekeeping Hero, can make sure your home is spotlessly clean.
Because every property is different, our cleaning service is fully flexible, and we'll tailor our work to meet your needs.
Do you want to sit back and relax in a fresh, clean environment at the end of a long day? Or take back your free time to spend with the people you care most about? Our weekly & fortnightly cleans give you the freedom to do just that.
One Off & Deep Cleans:
Our single-session service is perfect for those important events or special occasions. Perhaps you’re hosting a birthday party or family gathering. Or it might be that time of the year for a good old spring clean.
Why choose Housekeeping Hero?
- DBS checked and renewed 2 yearly
- We use natural and eco-friendly products, to help do our bit for the planet
- We are competitively priced and always transparent
- We are a local independent company
- Same cleaner each visit to ensure consistency and trust.
What our clients say:
“ We highly recommend Housekeeping Hero. They provide high standard cleaning services combined with brilliant organisation too. Already within a matter of weeks of starting cleaning for us, they have got things to a great standard. We love coming home on cleaning day to a clean, tidy home that smells great too” – reviewed on Facebook
“ Kelly does an amazing job… even in our cluttered house! Every clean is done with a smile and a positive attitude.
Kelly goes above and beyond, which is a god send at the moment! Highly recommend!” – reviewed on Facebook
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