The Saltings

Common land located in Holme-next-the-Sea, Kings Lynn & W.Norf, Norfolk.


Located on the coast at Gore Point, 5 km NE of Hunstanton.


Disputed. There is one claim to rights of drying nets on the sand hills, launching and beaching boats, wildfowling, shooting and ferreting rabbits.

Part owned by the Norfolk Naturalists Trust. Parts owned by threeprivate owners.

Final.Owners registered by application.


Estovers (138) Piscary (63) Common in Soil (114)

Rights of estovers are for wood and reeds. Otherrights category also includes Samphire (160), Sea Lavender (137), Bait (101), Seaweed (121) and Shellfish (158). Some rights relate to only part of unit.


  • Footpaths

Other Notes

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Norfolk Coast

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Name to be added


Land Data

Common Land Name The Saltings
County Norfolk
District Kings Lynn & W.Norf
Parish Holme-next-the-Sea
TVG Reg # 32
Authority Norfolk
Area 76.23 hectares / 188.37 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 132
OS 100km Grid Square TF74
Easting 5712
Northing 3450
OS Grid Ref 571200,345000
Min Contour 0
Max Contour 0
Median Elevation 0



Data recorded July, 1984.

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