Welcome to The Ship Hotel, Brancaster

Set in the heart of the Norfolk coastal village of Brancaster, The Ship Hotel is a boutique hotel, bar and restaurant offering excellent dining and memorable stays as well as unforgettable experiences. Everything about our hotel is designed to provide relaxation and enjoyment, so that guests go home refreshed and ready for the world.


Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner daily, our restaurant, bar and unique outdoor kitchen, complete with rotisserie during summer months, all offer fresh and locally sourced produce warmly hospitable surroundings. Menus are regularly refreshed by our Chef to reflect what’s in season.

The bar, outdoor areas and part of the restaurant are also dog-friendly too.

The bar also serves a selection of locally brewed ales, along with a selection of over forty gins including our own Premium Black Diamond Gin, cocktails & an excellent curated wine selection.


The Ship Hotel has 9 beautifully appointed, ensuite bedrooms and suites, all of which feature beautiful linens, unique decoration and arguably the finest sleep experience on the Norfolk coast.

Our North and South Creake Rooms and Thornham and Brancaster Rooms provide the flexibility to be made into family suites, offering both a double room and adjoining twin bedded room, ideal for family visits. Call us to discuss your requirements on 01485 210333!

All bedrooms are dog friendly and we provide comfortable bedding & towel along with treats for all our four legged guests.


Right on the beautiful north Norfolk coast, The Ship Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the coast and pretty inland areas.

Our guests like to experience North Norfolk, so we offer a range of activities to suit all interests, whether you just want relax, to kick back and enjoy the amazing Brancaster Beach or whether you want more of an adventure!

Guests can hire paddleboards, bikes (gravel, hybrid and fully electric), use our recommended walking and cycling routes and enjoy a delicious packed lunch!