Located less than six miles to the south of Norwich City Centre, Stoke Holy Cross is a quaint village in the heart of the Norfolk countryside. Surrounded by a number of beautiful natural features, including the River Tas, a ten minute walk from Watermill Gardens.
For a meal out, head to Stoke Mill, which is less than ten minutes’ walk away. This old watermill was the first home of Colmans Mustard; today, it’s a fine dining restaurant offering fresh produce and an extensive wine list.
Also a short walk away is The Wildebeast pub, with its hand made Oak tables, African artefacts and ochre washed walls, it has a unique appeal for visitors and locals alike.
You can enjoy a round at Dunston Hall Golf Club, two miles away from home. This par 71 USGA-rated course is set on magnificent parkland, with a 22-bay floodlit driving range also on site.
When it comes to education, children aged between five and eleven are welcomed at the Stoke Holy Cross Primary School which is mere minutes away on foot. Older pupils are catered for at Framingham Earl High School, a six minute drive away, while nearby Norwich boasts the renowned university of East Anglia.
Watermill Gardens is well served for road travel, with the A140, A47 and the A146 all close at hand. Norwich Railway Station is around 20 minutes away by car, while the city's airport can be reached in 30 minutes with its air links to Europe.
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Postcode for Sat Nav use: NR14 8LY