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With restrictions now lifting we thought we will give you some of our favourite outdoor spaces so that you can meet up with your friends and family outdoors, Make sure you are prepared for if the weather does decide to change by shopping on our website for all your must haves.


Morston Country Sports


Here is just a few of the brands that we stock and are currently in the sale.

#rab #Lowalpine #alanpaine #barbour #meindl #grisports #deerhunter #motane #aku #aigle #hoggsoffife. Website: www.morston.net Watch out for all the new stock that is now arriving in store ready for the Spring and Summer season.


Things You may need



Rab downpour trousers on the left from £70.

Downpour Pants are our lightest-weight waterproof pants, perfect for all-round protection.

Montane black dynamo waterproof trousers £80

Featuring the remarkable pertex Shield fabric with dry touch which is not only waterproof, windproof and breathable but also has a hardwearing nylon face with a durable water repellent finish that will keep on performing.



Rab Ladies Coral Downpour Montane Slate Metoer Waterproof Barbour Ladies Laurel Bird

Jacket £100 Jacket £110 Foxlands waterproof Jacket

£109



Grisport Lady Kratos Low Berghaus Fellmaster GTX Tech Muck Boots Mens

Walking Shoes £69.99 Boots £94.25 Muckster II Low £84.95




Tilley Mocha TH5 Hemp Hat Barbour Ink Ellerton Sports Cap Stetson Black Vail Woolfelt

£69.99 £18.71 Hat £139


This is a small selection of things that will come in handy so that you are prepared if the weather decides to change when you are out and about visiting one of these amazing beauty spots with friends and family. Don't let the weather be the one to stop you from catching up.

Remember stay safe and we hope to see you all soon.



Outdoor Spaces



East Runton Beach

East Runton is a long, sandy beach backed by sloping sandstone cliffs and countryside beyond. You can glimpse Cromer's pier in the distance, and in fact you can walk there along the beach in around 10 minutes. Like West Runton next door the beach here is of interest to geologists and fossil hunters alike. When the tide is out its a perfect spot for a picnic and a spot of rock pooling with the children.



Sheringham Park

This rewarding circular trail will take you through mature rich woodlands, across heathland, and out across fields leading to the sea.

Famous for its spectacular show of rhododendrons and azaleas in spring and early summer, Sheringham was laid out by influential English landscape designer Humphry Repton who called it his “favourite and darling child in Norfolk’.

In summer months you might spot white admiral butterflies in flight and skylarks overhead. There’s also plenty of wildlife to enjoy during the winter months – squadrons of pink footed geese, the unmistakable sound of great spotted woodpeckers, and muntjac and other species of deer call this home too.


Priory Maze


There are several themed gardens to explore and a hedge maze to get lost in too.

The gardens include a wildflower meadow, pine walk, a winter garden, herb and aromatic gardens, the Romantic Garden and the Riviera Garden.

With a stream running through the gardens and two ponds, this is a fantastic habitat for a wide range of mammals, birds, and insects.


Felbrigg Hall

The estate at Felbrigg comprises 520 acres of woods, with rolling parkland, a lake and waymarked paths. Also home to a number of species of wildlife, Felbrigg is popular with families and nature enthusiasts alike. take a picnic or stop and grab a coffee and cake from the cafe at the house and make it a perfect day out.



Holt Country Park

Holt Country Park is set in 100 acres of mixed woodland and is a Green Flag award winner. Open all year round for the public to enjoy. We cater to a wide variety of different interests. The park attracts visits from wildlife enthusiasts, dog walkers, families, schools and community groups, and people looking for a relaxing stroll.

When you walk into the tranquil woodland, dominated with Scots pines and native broadleaves, it's easy to understand why. As we move through the seasons come changes in the beautiful displays of flowers that you can find, from orchids in the summer to snowdrops in the winter. The rich ground flora supports an abundant array of wildlife including goldcrests, greater spotted woodpeckers and deer, amongst many others.


Baconsthorpe Castle

Baconsthorpe Castle is a ruined but beautiful 15th-century manor house, located just outside Holt in Norfolk, England. Nestled deep in the countryside, a trip to Baconsthorpe Castle is an ideal morning out, for outdoors enthusiasts or history buffs alike.

There is also a 3.5-mile circular walk around Baconsthorpe Castle which leads through the village. It is well signed and easy to follow.



Thursford Woods


This ancient woodland contains some of the oldest oak trees in the county and could be 500 years old or more. The dead branches and partially rotten trunks provide refuge for a stunning array of wildlife. Ten hectares of ancient pollarded wood pasture and ponds. Ancient pollarded oaks providing habitats for ferns, fungi, mosses and lichens.




Sculthorpe Moor


If you love spending time outdoors and get a kick out of wildlife spotting, Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve is the place for you. This stunning, 18-acre reserve is home to a diverse range of habitats, including, woodland, fen and reed beds, which provide homes for a unique array of birds and mammals.

Sculthorpe Moor is a sanctuary for some of the UK’s most treasured species of birds, from tawny owls and kingfishers to great spotted woodpeckers. The reserve is also home to small mammals, such as water voles, stoats and weasels.



Wells Beach


Take a walk through shady pinewoods to the sandy beach, and you'll be greeted with a row of colourful beach stilted huts and seals basking on the sand banks. Set in north Norfolk’s area of outstanding natural beauty Wells is part of the largest coastal nature reserve in England and Wales, and is a magnet for bird watches Its marshes provide the perfect habitat for wading birds, bitterns, avocets, marsh harriers and winter geese.



Stiffkey Salt Marshes


Stiffkey Marshes. With never-ending horizons and an open expanse of pristine saltmarsh, Stiffkey Saltmarshes form part of Blakeney National Nature Reserve. The twisting muddy creeks, are flooded daily by the tide and are a perfect haven for wildlife, designating the marshes as a conservation area of international importance for breeding birds. The Norfolk Coast Path circumvents the saltmarsh towards Blakeney to the east or to Wells-next-the-Sea to the west, offering amazing walks with breath-taking views and bird sightings. A special place Perfect for the whole family.










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