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Explore Sheringham Park

Clifftop view along the beach at Sheringham Park, Norfolk
View along the beach at Sheringham Park, Norfolk | © National Trust/Justin Minns

Sheringham Park is home to a variety of habitats, including woodland, parkland, farmland, a Wild Garden and clifftop areas – each of which is home to a wide range of wildlife and plants. From Britain’s smallest bird, the firecrest, to the largest mammal, the red deer, you never know what you might discover during your visit. 

Walking around Sheringham Park

Landscape gardener Humphry Repton once stated that: ‘Sheringham possesses more natural beauty and local advantages than any place I have ever seen.’ There are around 1,000 acres to explore, with walking trails to suit all ages and abilities.

Marked trails

The estate contains four waymarked routes, with distances ranging from one to five miles. Along with stunning coastal views, there's every likelihood that you'll spot some of the estate's varied wildlife, which includes butterflies, birds and three different species of deer.

Blue tit on a branch at Sheringham Park, Norfolk
Blue tit on a branch at Sheringham Park, Norfolk | © National Trust Images/Rob Coleman

Spring highlights at Sheringham Park

  • The dawn chorus peaking in May.
  • Numerous patches of bluebells throughout the park.
  • Chiffchaff, blackcap, swallow, sand martin, whitethroat and hopefully cuckoo returning to us from their winter bases.
  • Common frogs and toads migrating back to their ponds to breed.
  • Orange-tip, holly blue and brimstone butterflies on the wing.
  • A carpet buttercups and cowslips in the parkland.
  • Basking adders can be seen.
Muntjac kid in the woods at Sheringham Park, Norfolk

Visit Sheringham Park

Discover how to get to Sheringham Park, where to park, what there is to see and do, and more.

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