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Blackhorse Cottage is positioned centrally in the beautiful North Norfolk village of Brancaster Staithe in the heart of a Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Once a busy port for sailing ships carrying coal and grain for what was said to be the largest malt house in England, a thriving fishing industry still exists with the harbour being a popular location for pleasure craft. The famed Norfolk Coastal Path runs past the rear of the Cottage garden providing beautiful walks with breathtaking views of the Harbour and Scolt Head Island.and is a short stroll to either the Whitehorse or Jolly Sailors Pubs.
The Harbour and Sailing Club are a short walk and can be reached by the Coastal Path or the High Street. Located opposite is the Village Hall which regularly hosts art and photographic exhibitions and has 2 hard tennis courts which can be hired for a small fee.
There are 2 pubs within a short stroll of Blackhorse Cottage. The White Horse and the Jolly Sailors are both fantastic establishments serving local produce and a wide selection of beers, ales and wines.
The village has a good Supermarket, Café and retail outlets in the neighbouring village of Deepdale plus a petrol station.
Mrs Bockings fish shop provides an amazing selection of fresh, locally caught seafood in addition to the daily necessities!
John Brown who runs Branta Cruises in the Harbour lives next door. A cruise around Scolt Head Island and the Creeks with a local expert is an absolute must providing you with the opportunity to see some of North Norfolks abundance of wildlife in it’s natural habitat.