Binham Priory, Warham Road
Binham Priory, Warham Road, Binham, Fakenham, Norfolk NR21 0DQ View on map
One of the most complete monastic ruins in Norfolk. The Benedictine priory was founded in the late 11th Century and has a well-documented history. The nave, with its 13th century west front and great (bricked-up) window, is the parish church, displaying a screen with medieval saints over-painted with Protestant texts. Church is maintained by Binham PCC. (The ruins are in the guardianship of English Heritage).
Free access to the ruins in daylight hours. Church open daily until 6pm in summer and 4pm in winter.
- Open on Heritage Open Day
- Other Charges: Donations welcome
5 miles south east of Wells-next-the-Sea, off the B1105 (Little Walsingham to Wells road), ¼ mile north of Binham village. Grid ref: 982397. Rail: Sheringham (15 miles). Bus: Sanders No.46 (Fakenham to Holt).
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes