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Whether it's sitting by the real fire to keep warm when it's cold, or enjoying the lovely beer garden with the kids in the warmer weather, it's a place where you'll feel at home.

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Dersingham covers some 1,500 hectares and at its highest point is only some 50 metres above sea level.  However, for the early settlers it proved to be the ideal place to live because it was on the coast but high enough to avoid flooding and had a ready supply of fresh water from its numerous springs.  The village's population was counted as 4,502 in 2001 but as Dersingham has expanded, so has the population, probably now in excess of 5,000.

Dersingham Parish Council meets each month and is entitled to have 18 members drawn from the local community on it. These Councillors are elected every four years with co-options or elections when vacancies occur during the term of the Council.

The nearby Dersingham Bog National Nature Reserve, managed by English Nature, contains habitats ranging from marshland to heathland and woodland. Birds such as the redpoll, crossbill, long-eared owl, tree pipit, sparrowhawk and nightjar can be found here.[5]

The pub itself is a carrstone building steeped in royal history. Formerly a coaching inn, The Cock was damaged by fire in the 1800's and was rebuilt and named The Lamb. Royal connections date back to 1882 when the hotel was purchased as part of the Sandringham estate for Albert Edward, Prince of Wales. It was subsequently renamed `The Feathers` in his honour.

 Situated just 1 mile from Royal Sandringham Estate we are an ideal base for exploring the area, local attractions such as Sandringham House, Snettisham RSPB reserve, Hunstanton, and the endless beaches of North West Norfolk.

“ The staff alll made us very welcome from the minute we walked through the door.  They even cooked the dog a sausage for breakfast! ” Gaynor - Stoney Stanton

Tithe Barn is owned by the Sandringham Estate, and adjacent to St Nicholas Church in Dersingham.  It is used to house Norfolk artefacts.

Sandringham House is probably one of the most famous landmarks in Norfolk.  Dersingham is located on the edge of Sandringham Estate.

Dersingham Bog is a National Nature Reserve and is one of the few remaining wilderness areas left in this part of Norfolk,.

Please note that from the early May bank holiday weekend we will also be serving food Sunday evenings, 5pm until 8pm.

Dersingham is a growing village on the outskirts of the royal Sandringham estate and close to the sea, and a very good bus service both to Kings Lynn and Hunstanton.  

It is also a popular venue for weddings, the Vicar is always happy to talk to couples who would like more details. We are a very friendly fellowship, with a variety of Services both morning and evening offering a warm welcome to all.  

When we arrived were greeted with a warm friendly welcome and made 2 feel at home. The room couldn't have been better, it had everything we needed and was spotles. The breakfast was amazing and kept us full until our evening meal. The pub is lovely and the landlady and the staff very friendly. Thoroughly recommend staying here. The price was very reasonable especially as it was the Easter weekend.

In a village the size of Dersingham there’s always plenty going on. See what’s coming up by visiting our Village Calendar page. It lists as many events as we’ve been told about, so if you want to add your own event to it, please get in touch using the Contact details at the bottom of any page on the site.

Dersingham is a large village and is well served by local businesses. There is a range of shops including two supermarkets, a doctor's surgery and health centre, several churches, a public library, and a variety of sports facilities. The area is well served with local buses and the railway station of King's Lynn is not far away.

The King’s Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Charity Trust is one of a number of local charities that help those who are in need, within the Borough. The Trustees come from all walks of life and include appointees from King’s Lynn Borough Council & Social Services.

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Dersingham is one of the largest villages in the Borough of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.  The village is on the outskirts of the royal Sandringham estate and close to the sea.  It is situated some 9 miles from King's Lynn, 42 miles from Norwich, and 1.5 miles from Sandringham House.

“ Lovely busy friendly proper pub,staff and locals helpful and welcoming. Fantastic home cooked fresh food cooked to order. Accomodation spotless and bed comfortable. There is nothing not to like about The coach and Horses. Would definately pay a return visit. ” Janet - Brighton

Monday to Saturday Noon until 2pm, 6pm until 8.30pm

The annual Village Fun Day will be held this year on Sunday 18th September, so let's hope it's a sunny Sunday! Free and fun for all the family, on the Sports Field, Manor Road, Dersingham. Music, donkey rides, games, bouncy castles, stalls, sports tasters, BBQ and refreshments. Some places are still available for groups who wish to have a stall or run an activity. No cost and an excellent fundraising opportunity. Contact the Parish Council office.

Dersingham-On-Line aims to show you how much Dersingham has to offer as a holiday base in this part of Norfolk.  This site contains vital information for Dersingham visitors including information about accommodation, shops, attractions, events, what to do, where to go and current news items.

If you have any old Dersingham photos we would love to have them in our forthcoming gallery of old local photos.

Dersingham is a village, civil parish and electoral ward in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated some 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) north of the town of King's Lynn and 70 km (43 mi) north-west of the city of Norwich, opening onto the Wash.[1]

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Sandringham House, a favoured holiday home of Queen Elizabeth and several of her predecessors, lies just to the south of Dersingham in the parish of Sandringham. The Queen visited Dersingham Infant School to mark her Diamond Jubilee accession day on 6 February 2012.[4]

A large and thriving village located in the attractive countryside of West Norfolk, just a mile from the Sandringham estate. Scroll down the page or use the links above to find out about the Parish Council and its role, about social groups in the village and a calendar of all the various events that take place. You can read about the Village Voice magazine which is delivered free to every household, and find services such as shops, health care and transport. Welcome to Dersingham.

Sheila, Helen and the staff welcome you to Coach and Horses, a traditional village pub and restaurant, offering comfortable accommodation and a relaxed friendly atmosphere.

There have been recent proposals to extract sand on an industrial scale from the farmland between the Dersingham bypass and the coast. As you can imagine, this has caused a good deal of alarm among residents of all our local villages. However, a report in the Lynn News on Tuesday 16th August gives the good news that Norfolk County Council has decided to abandon plans for a site in our area. Well done to all those who resisted the scheme!

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The civil parish has an area of 14.5 km2 (5.6 sq mi) and in the 2001 census had a population of 4,502 in 2,110 households, the population increasing to 4,640 at the 2011 Census.[2] For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.[3]

Originally a rectory, Saint Nicholas' Church in Dersingham was a gift of Peter de Valognes who came to Britain with William the Conqueror.

The church of St Nicholas is very attractively built in local carrstone with many interesting features, each year we celebrate the birth of St Nicholas with a Christmas Tree Festival the weekend nearest the 6th December.

Early settlers felt Dersingham was the ideal place to live because it was on the coast yet high enough to avoid flooding and had a ready supply of fresh water from its numerous springs.  The village's population has grown over the years and is now in excess of 5,000.  The village covers roughly 1,500 hectares is some 50 metres above sea level.

The Parish Council is responsible for a variety of services around the village. It has a statutory right to be consulted about planning applications affecting Dersingham and to listen to residents’ views when making its comments.