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Open Sky Cycles are thrilled to be located at Drove Orchards, which is a working farm and orchards that is the home to a number of local independent businesses and a destination for those looking for things to do on the North Norfolk coast.  Drove Orchard is located just off the A149 in Thornham between Hunstanton and Wells Next the Sea.  It is located within an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) close to a number of beautiful villages including old Hunstanton, Titchwell, Brancaster Staithe, Burnham Overy Staithe, Burnham Deepdale, Holkham and Holme Next the Sea.  


Occupiers at Drove Orchards include the following businesses:

The Farm Shop at Drove Orchards

Drove Orchards Farm Shop has produce from the farm plus the shelves are packed with the best products from Norfolk and beyond; all sorts of fresh fruit and vegetables, breads, groceries and staples, wines and local beers, gifts and much more. And that’s not to mention the butchery and deli counters!

Eric’s Fish & Chips harks back to the traditional British fish and chip restaurants of the past, blending that nostalgia with a modern European menu influence. Fresh and simple seaside favourites are what it’s all about at Eric’s Fish & Chips with a focus on sourcing the best possible produce.  Pop into their shop at Drove Orchards.

Erics Fish and Chips at Drove Orchards
Weston Green Outdoor Living at Drove Orchards

Love your outdoors.  Weston Green Outdoor Living have everything you need for the perfect garden space, outdoor adventures, previous family memories & more.  They stock lighting, outdoor kitchen and clothing from a range of leading brands.  Visit their showroom at Drove Orchards.

Gurneys was set up by Mike Gurney around forty years ago when he learnt to grow oysters in the creeks and how to smoke fish. The first fish shop in Brancaster was just ten square feet and was known as the Hole in the wall. It was the first fishmongers on the coast road.  Gurneys sells the very best in locally produced smoked fish, shellfish and wet fish, mainly landed locally.

Gurneys Fish Shop at Drove Orchards
Joyful Living at Drove Orchards

Joyful Living has been trading at Drove Orchards for thirteen amazing years. Jo has developed interior style with a neutral colour palette which you will see at the store along with great merchandising, pops of colour, surprising brands and always great scents.

Nippers of Norfolk is a small independent store based in Thornham. We sell clothing and toys for babies, toddlers and children.  Run by two friends with a passion for children's fashion there is always something that suits everyone's pocket.

Nippers of Norfolk at Drove Orchards
NelleDK clothing store at Drove Orchards

Nelle DK is an independent lifestyle store bringing you a handpicked collection of women's clothing, footwear and accessories. Shop online or visit the store in the heart of Thornham, on the North Norfolk Coast.

Eric's Pizza is a unique circular Yurt restaurant providing a relaxed dining experience with plenty of outside space too.  Eric's specialises in hand stretched Neopolitan pizza made on site and cooked the traditional way in a wood fired oven.

Erics Pizza at Drove Orchards
hortico retail plant nursery at Drove Orchards

HortiCo is a retail plant nursery run by its two directors, who are both qualified horticulturists with a wealth of knowledge between them, gained through many years running their own design, landscaping and garden maintenance companies.  Their goal is to make the process of buying plants and related gardening products as simple and enjoyable as possible.

Mims East Coast Gelato has been serving incredible Gelato and handmade desserts since 2016, when it was started by Joel Large in Hunstanton, who trained in the art of Gelato making in Italy.  Using only the best ingredients to prepare and present amazing authentic Italian Gelato ensuring that every mouthful is as good as the last.

Mimms East Coast Gelato at Drove Orchards
fineline frames and artstar at Drove Orchards

Fineline Frames has been in business since 2006, primarily as bespoke picture framers, then extending to include a gallery in 2013.  They cater for all sorts of people’s needs: from artists to photographers, interior designers to hoteliers, locals to second homers and holiday makers to internationals.

Barnetts is an award winning salon on the North Norfolk Coast and are proud to be the winners of the Muddy Stilettos 'best hair salon' awards 2021, voted for by our lovely clients.  Hair will never be the same again.

Barnetts Hair at Drove Orchards
Wild Luxury glamping at drove orchards

Go Glamping by the beautiful North Norfolk coast and escape from the world. Fabulous luxury safari lodges in a get away from it all holiday location.  Wild Luxury is exactly what you need from your holiday this year, luxury camping in well-spaced self-catering safari lodges.

Strata Architects are an RIBA chartered practice founded in 2007.  Designing spectacular residential properties, bespoke new homes, working sensitively with heritage buildings and undertaking commercial architectural developments throughout Norfolk and across England.

Strata Architects at Drove Orchards
North Norfolk Dog Training Centre at Drove Orchards

The North Norfolk Dog Training centre is nestled in a quiet location within the Drove Orchards. This is not your average dog training set-up and is a premium service with a unique service putting emphasis on quality not quantity.

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