The Kings Arms

“Very old pub in lovely seaside village”



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Tucked away in a popular fishing village close to north Norfolk's coastal path (Peddars Way), this thriving free house is the perfect refreshment stop following an invigorating walk, time spent birdwatching, or a boat trip to the nearby seal colony. Open all day and run by the same family for 43 years, it serves an excellent selection of real ales, including Norfolk-brewed Woodforde’s Wherry that is backed by menus featuring locally caught fish and seasonal seafood. Perhaps locally gathered mussels in rich garlic cream sauce; cod, prawn and bacon chowder; steak and Adnams ale suet pudding; and braised Norfolk pheasant, herb stuffing, chipolatas, thyme and bacon jus.

The Kings Arms
Westgate Street, BLAKENEY, NR25 7NQ


About the area

Discover Norfolk

The North Norfolk Coast is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and probably the finest of its kind in Europe. Here you’ll find a string of quaint villages and small towns – Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea and Cley next the Sea are 21st-century favourites, while Sheringham and Cromer are classic examples of a good old-fashioned seaside resort where grand Victorian hotels look out to sea. Further round the coast you'll find Great Yarmouth, one of the most popular resorts in the UK and packed full of amusements, shops and seashore entertainment. And let's not forget Norwich, the region's only city.

Norfolk prides itself on its wealth of historic houses, the most famous being Sandringham, where Her Majesty the Queen and her family spend Christmas. Many of Norfolk’s towns have a particular charm and a strong sense of community. The quiet market towns of Fakenham and Swaffham are prime examples, as well as Thetford, with its popular museum focusing on the TV comedy series Dad’s Army which was filmed in the area.

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