South Norfolk and North Suffolk are renowned for their scenic and peaceful countryside with an abundance of woodland, farmland and winding country lanes ideal for ramblers and nature lovers. There are numerous conservation areas in South Norfolk ensuring that village greens, historic buildings and ancient woodland are protected for future generations. Explore bustling market towns with an exciting variety of independent shops and craftsmen, visit quaint tearooms or characterful pubs, search for antiques and collectables in the auction rooms and buy fresh and local produce at the farmers market.
The historic town of Diss, made prosperous by the wool and cloth trade, is located on the Norfolk/Suffolk border and is situated within the beautiful Waveney valley. The town has one of the deepest natural inland lakes in the country which covers an area of six acres and is very much the focal point of this pretty market town and the newly reburbished Grade II listed Corn Hall has just re-opened its doors to provide the region with a thriving arts and entertainment venue.
The town has a mainline railway station which gives access to London, Liverpool Street in approximately 90 minutes and also has good road links with the A140 running from Norwich to Ipswich.
The village of Long Stratton is situated halfway between the regional capital of Norwich and the market town of Diss and still retains an extensive range of day to day facilities to include excellent schooling and public transport links. Long Stratton is approximately 10 miles from Norwich with high street shopping, lively restaurants, bars and nightclubs and a heritage that is a delight to explore.