Area Guide

Poringland and it's surrounding area

Poringland is an extremely popular village as it provides the best of many worlds. It’s surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside and is very close to the stunning waterways of the Broads - a National Park, and the famous beaches of North Norfolk and Suffolk are less than an hour’s drive.

The small historic city of Norwich is only 4 miles away. It is renowned for its excellent shopping, culture - including arts and music festivals - pretty medieval streets, churches and cathedrals and a market with a cornucopia of things you never knew you wanted! It is the main centre for commerce in the county. See www.visitnorwich.co.uk for more info.

Within the village is a range of shops and services, including a good sized supermarket, a post office, pharmacy and a number of local pubs, restaurants and takeaways. The village is served by two doctors surgeries, dental and veterinary practices. There is a primary school that feeds into the high school in the adjoining village of Framingham Earl. There is also an impressive community centre which provides a great focal point for the village and a library. Adjacent to our development is a pretty 15 acre community woodland together with some 20 acres of other public open space.

Buses run regularly between Bungay, Poringland and Norwich. Poringland is less than 3 miles from the main Norwich bypass (A47) for major road links. Trains run regularly from Norwich to London, Cambridge and the rest of the country. Norwich International Airport offers domestic, European and (indirectly) intercontinental flights.

Places of interest

  • Norwich
  • The Broads
  • RSVP Reserves
  • Bungay
  • Whitlingham Country Park
  • Norfolk Ski & Snowboard Centre
  • Seething Observatory
  • Venta Icenorum