Harleston

TIME FOR EVERYONE

At the heart of the Waveney Valley, Harleston is an ancient market town, full of historic buildings, and having an array of individual speciality shops.

With historic coaching inns, cosy tearooms, traditional bakers, butchers and delicatessens serving delicious Norfolk foods, you're sure to find plenty on the menu when visiting this traditional market town.

Harleston museum has displays relating to the life and times of the Harleston area from pre-historic times to the present day. This free museum is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from May to the end of September and is located next to King George's Hall, Broad Street, Harleston.

The town's free audio trail provides a guided walk around the town. Local people provide commentary guiding you around the town, giving a potent mix of history, memory and gossip... Read more >

Harleston

TIME FOR EVERYONE

At the heart of the Waveney Valley, Harleston is an ancient market town, full of historic buildings, and having an array of individual speciality shops.

With historic coaching inns, cosy tearooms, traditional bakers, butchers and delicatessens serving delicious Norfolk foods, you're sure to find plenty on the menu when visiting this traditional market town.

Harleston museum has displays relating to the life and times of the Harleston area from pre-historic times to the present day. This free museum is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from May to the end of September and is located next to King George's Hall, Broad Street, Harleston.

The town's free audio trail provides a guided walk around the town. Local people provide commentary guiding you around the town, giving a potent mix of history, memory and gossip... Read more >

Upcoming events

LATEST NEWS

Antiques Market and Street Party

The sixth annual Antiques Market was held on Saturday 16 June.  This was a great success with some new artisan and craft stalls added to compliment the more traditional antiques and vintage stalls.  There was a good range of refreshments for all tastes available from the market stalls and local eateries.  Harleston’s recently discovered World […] Read this news story...

Things to Do & See in Harleston

Harleston is an ideal centre from which to explore the beautiful Waveney Valley, an area of great beauty and tranquillity and an unspoilt haven for wildlife.

 

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Places to Stay in Harleston

Harleston and its surrounding district are a fantastic base for exploring the Waveney Valley, dotted with picturesque and interesting villages and towns.

 

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Places to Eat & Drink in Harleston

Harleston has a full variety of places to eat or pick up a snack. Whatever you want, from a full sit down meal, a light bite at lunchtime or a lovely coffee.

 

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Shopping in Harleston

Local traders have always been an important part of Harleston’s rich community life. Wednesday is still market day as it has been since 1259.

 

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What’s On in Harleston

This is a list of the planned up and coming events in and around the town. Click here for the annual calendar of key events.

 

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The History of Harleston

Many Georgian residences and earlier buildings, with Georgian frontages, line the streets of Harleston. It has been a market town since at least 1369.

 

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