Docking, North Norfolk

Docking is a small village situated five miles inland from Brancaster and 5 miles from the Georgian market town of Burnham Market. There is a well-stocked Spar shop with cash machine open from 06.00 – 22.00 seven days a week, other than Sundays when it opens at 07.00. To walk to the Spar turn right out of Sextons Yard and right again at the Docking village sign, or if driving take the next right (the first is no entry).

Docking village

There is a very good fish and chip shop “Docking Fish Bar” a 5 minute walk from the house (turn right out of Sextons Yard) and on Monday nights a Pizza Van is located close by at The Ripper Hall (a bit further along from the fish bar) offering wonderful homemade pizzas from 5pm – 8pm. Every Wednesday there is a Farmers market at Ripper Hall where you can buy local produce such as fruit, vegetables, bread, cakes etc.

For families with young children there is a wonderful park complete with children’s playground, swings, slides, tennis courts, basket ball courts, cricket pitch, football ground, bowling green etc.