10 Reasons for Half Term Independent Shopping on the North Norfolk Coast
Whatever the weather this October half term, the North Norfolk Coast, and particularly Dalegate Market in Burnham Deepdale, is a wonderful place to find independent retailers offering something different to the high street.
As so much of the shopping available in cities and towns
becomes a clone of all the other high streets, why not escape to the North
Norfolk Coast and enjoy wonderful independent retailers, big skies, wide open
spaces and room to breathe.
Our Top 10 Reasons for shopping at Dalegate Market this
One Stop Nature Shop offers
wildlife watching equipment, including binoculars, telescopes, trail cameras and
so much more. They’ll even help you find the wildlife to watch, directing you
along the North Norfolk Coast to see the latest visitors.
Relish is an accessories and
jewellery boutique, a treasure trove that needs discovering. Spend a few
minutes in this shop just taking in the range. Please ask if you need help as
Julie and her team can help style you.
Gone Crabbing have a
wonderful range of Norfolk inspired clothing and souvenirs. Clothing for the
children and big kids in your life, plus those special items to remember your
holiday or thank your pet sitter.
The Hare & The Hen, a
gallery of beautiful art and crafts, from many local artists. Philippa creates
her wonderful pottery in the shop, with many pieces on sale and bespoke orders
Keshco's is an independent supermarket, offering all the usual groceries with local
products and off-licence. One of the few petrol stations along the A149 coast
Pop Up Shops from Thursday
23rd to the following Tuesday 28th October in our beach
Johanna Naturals - Handmade natural & organic skin care
Hazel Millington Glass - Hand-crafted fused glass art and
Garden Classics - Resin, metal and wooden models, mainly of
Made by Debbie - Hand made craft and products
Pop Up Shops from Thursday
30th October to Sunday 2nd November in our beach huts
Paul Macro Landscapes - Local scenes as greetings cards,
framed and mounted prints
Creakey Crafts - Eclectic mix of crafts including pictures
made from local maps
Folk Who Bespoke - Handmade shabby chic items and up-cycled
Cobbwebs - Old stuff, hand made stuff, new stuff made with
Deepdale Café – Available all day
Winter Lunches and
Sunday Roast Lunch at
Deepdale Café – Including Brancaster
Staithe mussels, soups, sandwiches and other delicious dishes.
Fat Face, which we know
isn’t an independent retailer, but is a lovely shop offering clothing &
Oh, we might need to add a very important 11th reason.
Free Car Parking, the
Coasthopper bus service drops right outside the door too.
If those reasons aren’t enough, then might we also suggest:
- The North Norfolk Coast has space to pause, breathe and
- Opposite there is St Mary’s Church, which is well worth a
visit – The stained glass, Norman font and Saxon round tower are the highlights.
Can you find the face in the moon or the months of the year carved in stone?
- There is a great Circular Walk, which takes you from
Dalegate Market round Brancaster Staithe, across Barrow Common and back along
the Norfolk Coast Path – Great views!
Deepdale Bike Hire offers a range of bikes for all the
family for hire by the hour, day or week.
- The Norfolk Coast Path heads West towards Hunstanton and
East towards Burnham Overy Staithe, Blakeney and beyond. Hop on the bus back.
Longer term car parking available in the layby opposite Dalegate Market on the
- Why not turn your shopping trip into a short stay. Deepdale
Backpackers & Camping next door offer private ensuite rooms, family rooms,
camping for tents & campervans, and the glamping in tipis, yurts & shepherds
We look forward to seeing you this October Half Term, but
remember that independent traders are for all year, not just holidays, and our
lovely shops are open all year around. So you can use us as an excuse to visit
this beautiful part of the world throughout the year.
on all our shops, café and other facilities are available on our website: