The sought after hamlet of Guist, is located between Fakenham and Dereham and is served by a local provision store & Post Office, frequent rural bus service and major link roads to Fakenham, Dereham, Holt and Norwich city centre. Schools catering for all age groups, shops, banking and leisure facilities can be found in the nearby market town of Fakenham, whilst the celebrated ‘All Saints’, primary school can be found in the nearby village of Stibbard. North Elmham offers an excellent doctors surgery, fishing lakes, whilst rural walks are on your doorstep
The picturesque Georgian town of Holt is about 10 miles and is renowned for its award winning restaurants, boutique shops and other excellent amenities. Holt is also the home to Gresham’s preparatory and senior schools. Beeston Hall Preparatory School is further along the coast between Sheringham and East Runton. The North Norfolk coast at Cley-next-the-Sea is about 3 miles to the north of Holt, whilst Burnham Market is about 8 miles to the northwest of Fakenham. The North Norfolk Coast, much of which is classified as An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is therefore within an easy drive and has excellent beaches with good sailing and bird watching facilities.
Norwich, the cathedral city and regional centre of East Anglia is about 20 miles to the North West and has a mainline rail service to London Liverpool Street with an approximate journey time of 1 hour 50 minutes. There are connecting trains from Norwich to Sheringham stopping at local stations at Wroxham and North Walsham.