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A gem of a place

Our nearest town is Diss in Norfolk but it is getting such a pain to travel through and park we no... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2018
Gissing, United Kingdom
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What a gem

What a fantastic place this is . I urge you to visit, support the shops and spend money here! I... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Our nearest town is Diss in Norfolk but it is getting such a pain to travel through and park we no longer go there. I knew the writing was on the wall when Costa Coffee and Greggs turned up. And if you want happy staff...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

What a fantastic place this is . I urge you to visit, support the shops and spend money here! I could hardly believe the range of shops in such a small place - useful shops, too, not just touristy gift shops! Places like this need...More

Date of experience: July 2017
7  Thank scrappy399
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

24 hour business visit which turned onto a real pleasure in this friendly little town. Great range of indy shops, tearooms and restaurants (I had tea at Yackety Yaks and dinner at JD Young's which were both excellent). Well worth a detour off the A143!

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank TheMapSmith
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Harleston is a small market town with a big heart and worth spending a little time. The High Street harps back to a time pre out of town shopping nightmares or boring standard town selections. While small it is perfectly formed and you will almost...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank JCandG
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Taking a leisurely country run we arrived in Harleston at lunchtime and decided we would have a light lunch when we saw a free car park space right outside the front door of the J D Young Hotel. The front was ordinary but belayed the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank colw33
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Nice town with interesting buildings,shops and lots of different coffee shops/ pubs/restaurants,small market and an antiques emporium

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank Alison K
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Our go to place for food and a wander. Great coffee shops, delicatessens, butchers and a market on Wednesday. Free parking in the Budgens supermarket car park, plus a quick and easy supermarket to stock up on essentials if needed

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Nick E
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Recently hired a cottage near Harleston and were very impressed. Loads of cafes and shops. Butchers and bakers particularly good, AND parking is free. I wish our local town was as good.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank WestMidlandsLizzy
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Harleston has a country feel to it, meaning very friendly and nice little shops. They have many events over the year there, such as Christmas Fayre and tractor days. Lovely tea shops and cafe. Visit for a old piece of England

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Gary T
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Harleston is a historic town with many friendly independent shops and cafes, definitely worth a visit. There are market stalls in the town square in a Wednesday.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Refuser
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