Conserving our Maritime Heritage

The working wooden boats of the North Norfolk coast are unique to this area. Discover the boats, their stories and the people that built and used them. Experience their rich history through our events, trips, displays and film archive.

Maritime Heritage Centre

Visit our Maritime Heritage Centre to learn about boats. Displays and films discover life as it local fishing.

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Maritime Mingle Events

Come to our exciting Maritime Mingle Events featuring a variety of talks, workshops and demonstrations. 

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Lucy Lavers

Sail on Lucy Lavers, our restored Dunkirk Little Ship and experience the Heritage Maritime Port of Wells.

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Maritime Heritage Festival & Flotilla

Visit our Maritime Heritage Festival and Flotilla. See the local historic boats afloat and watch the spectacular flotilla. 

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Virtual Museum

Delve into our virtual museum with over 200 films showcasing local fishermen, lifeboatmen, boatbuilders, of wooden boat building and restoration. Includes the fishermen’s own photo albums, and their stories of the working along this coast.

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