Seaside Resorts & Fishing Villages
- Hunstanton

Hunstanton was the vision of Henry Le Strange, a local landowner, who in 1845 dreamt of building a bathing resort south of the village of Hunstanton referred to as 'New Hunstanton'. Mr Le Strange designed the resort around a distinctive triangular green sloping down towards the sea. In 1862 the railway arrived, making the resort much more popular especially as the station gave direct access onto the seaside promenade. The pier was added in 1870, with a pavilion added in 1890 complete, with a miniature steam railway running up and down to the pavilion. As the demand for the British seaside holiday rose so to did Hunstanton having the unique feature of facing west across The Wash, making it one of the few places on the east coast where the sun sets over the sea.

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