Welcome to the Knapton Parish website

Our independent website provides a common platform for all of the various groups within the parish, including the Parish Council, the Church, The Village Hall Committee, The Knapton News and others to share their news and information on-line.

Notice Board

There will be a Public Meeting held at The MADRA on 30th October.
6:30pm to 7:30pm – a chance to meet and discuss any issues with MADRA FC/MADRA Sports & Social Club
7:30pm to 9pm  – An update on the New Junction layout at Hall Lane/The Street and an update re slowing traffic on Hall Lane.

Tea/Coffee and soft drinks will be available to purchase during the meeting.
The bar will be opened after the Public Meeting closes.

MADRA Sports & Social Club

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It’s not really like the picture suggests, we don’t get cups of tea…

The next Parish Council Meeting is on 7th November and is expected to start around 7:30pm in the Village Hall.

You can learn more on our Parish Council webpage here.

If you have a view you’d like to share, you’re welcome to come along and share it with us.   You’ll also find out what the council is doing and planning for the village and you can address any questions you may have directly to the council.

If anyone would like to raise an issue in the meantime, you can use our Contact Form here online or contact our Parish Clerk, whose contact details are also on the contact form page.

The Village Hall Committee has just updated it’s Health & Safety Policy and Risk Assessment document.

You can read and download it on the Village Hall Booking Page

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Click the image above to go to our scam page

Trying to avoid being scammed by a voice on your phone or an email in your inbox is fast becoming a way of life!   How can you be sure if the polite voice on the end of the phone or the genuine looking email are really what they appear to be?
They probably are… but what if they’re not?

We have put together some simple ways that may help you to avoid being caught by these low-life


Knapton Support Hub

Events over the last few years have touched almost everyone, combining to magnify issues and problems that can seem insurmountable.
Fortunately there is support that can help to us get through these extremely difficult times and we have created a page dedicated to those services who can do just that across a wide range of issues from health & wellbeing to financial assistance to personal safety for adults and children.
Click anywhere on this panel to go to our Knapton Support Hub

Planned Events

Clubbercise takes place in the Village Hall every Monday from 7pm til 8pm

Contact Jemma Parker at https://bookwhen.com/jemmaparkerfitness

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A Knapton Village Hall Committee event

Halloween Party

Tuesday 31st October from 4pm to 5:30pm
in the Village Hall

The Knapton Women’s Own meet in the Village Hall on the first Tuesday of every month at 2:15pm until 3:30pm.
This meeting is also the group’s AGM.

Knapton Women’s Own provides a varied program of events and activities for women of all denominations (or none).  We do not charge a membership fee, but each month we have a voluntary collection and a raffle.
Activities include a variety of speakers, a Summer Outing, a Christmas Carol Service, a Christmas Lunch and a New Year Party.
Each year the members choose a charity to support (often a local charity).  We raise funds via our raffles and our main fundraiser of the year, our Strawberry Tea.

If you would like to give Knapton Women’s Own a try, we would love to welcome you to our happy group.  Do come along to one of our meetings or contact Liz Winter on 01263 722271 or our President, Jill Emms on 01263 721439.

The Knitting & Stitching group meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month from 1.30-4pm at the Village Hall.

You don’t have to live in Knapton to join in.   We knit for various charities, the homeless, hospitals, nursing homes etc.   So if you knit, sew, crochet or have any crafts interests why not contact Jean Clarke on 01263 720680 and come along and meet old friends and maybe make some new ones

  • When:  1st Wednesday of each month
  • Time:    1:30pm
  • Cost:    £3.00
  • Where: Knapton Village Hall
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The Coffee Club is meets every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month in the Village Hall from 10am to 12 midday.

Coffee / Tea and cake only £2, with FREE top-ups!

Everyone is welcome, so if you’re at home with a little one, Mums & Dads or grandparents, please do come along and join us.

Knapton Road / Hall Lane Junction Re-Modelling Plan

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Click the image to view or download

Around twenty or so members of the public braved the elements to attend this evening’s Public Meeting (19th September 2023) in the Village Hall.

There was a full and frank, good-humoured discussion about the new design for around an hour or so, at which point all those members of the public present were asked to vote on whether or not the Parish Council should ask Highways to proceed with the re-modelling of the junction as per the design discussed.

All those present voted in favour of proceeding and it was agreed that the Parish Council should contact Highways and ask them to proceed as soon as possible.

The Parish Council would like to thank all those that attended this and the two previous open meetings.

Contacting us is easy…

from anywhere, on any device…

you can contact any group…
about anything… anytime…

Contact us

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Clicking the image above will open our Contact Form in a new tab or page

Our on-line Contact Form

…is accessible from almost all every page on our site.

Or you can click the following link from any device that can access the Net

So you can leave a message for any group in the village simply by filling in the form and pressing Send, in the safe knowledge that someone from that group will get back to you, usually same day or next.

the committees…

 ●  the Fête Committee
 ●  the Village Hall Committee

the church…

 ●  the Church Warden

the council…

 ●  the Parish Council

the groups…

 ●  The Coffee Club
 ●  Knapton’s Women’s Own
 ●  The Knitters & Stitchers
 ●  Clubbercise
 ●  Yoga & Mindfulness

select your subject

About halfway done the form is Choose your subject.   We pass your message on to the person best suited to handle it based on your chosen subject.

When you click in the box or on the down arrow, a list of the most popular subjects will appear, so go ahead and choose the one that suits you best.
And if you can’t see one that fits, just scroll to the bottom of the list and choose Something Else.    We’ll pass it on to the person we think best to handle it from what you write in the note box just below it.

Perched 43m above sea level on a hill with views of the sea, bordered by farm fields and long established woodland, criss-crossed by Quiet Lanes and well trodden footpaths, basking in the fresh sea air from the North Norfolk coast, Knapton is a little piece of heaven tucked away in a designated area of outstanding beauty.

gnated area of outstanding beauty.

We’re just three miles from the market town of North Walsham with it’s railway and shops, eight miles from the seaside resort of Cromer, with it’s pier and theatre and twenty miles from Norwich.

And our sleepy little village is just a mile or two from the gorgeous sandy beaches at Mundesley, Trimingham, Overstrand, Bacton and Walcott…

The tall proud cliffs add to the stunning views for walkers and beach combers alike.

But to stay safe, everyone should respect the cliffs and not try to climb them as this part of the coast has recently experienced some dramatic cliff slides

A farming community, our farmers contribute in lots of ways to our village life

A tractor ploughing a field north side of Knapton
We are surrounded by beautiful, country Quiet Lanes weaving their way through our parish…

Current Village Projects

The Parish Plan

It's the to review the 2008 Village Plan to reflect Knapton today

The 2023 Parish Plan

We will be setting up a Parish Plan page once planning commences in the New Year

Coming soon

FTTH Broadband

County Broadband carrying out survey's in preparation of their fibre broadband service

Better Broadband service

full fibre broadband connected direct to our homes is faster and more reliable

click to find out more

Road Safety

the Parish Council is pursuing five different ways to make our roads safer

you asked - we're trying

follow our progress as the Parish Council explores ways to slow down traffic in our parish

you can find out more here

Knapton News

Our quarterly parish magazine provides useful contact information as well as features on events and projects in the village.   You can find our more about the Knapton News and access our magazine archive going back to June 2012 on our dedicated page here.

Knapton Angels

The parish council have confirmed that with Covid still lingering around, the Knapton Angels will continue to be available to all residents within the parish to ensure that everyone gets the help and support they need, the they need it.

Click here to go to the Angels page

Village Carpark

Click the image below to go to our dedicated Car Park page and find out how to request an
Overnight Parking Permit
to avoid vehicles parked overnight being removed.

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Knapton Parish Council Meeting
Tales from the Compost Heap
You can download the next Parish Council Meeting’s Agenda below, usually from around a week before the meeting date
You can download the Minutes from the last Parish Council Meeting below, usually around a week after the meeting was held

November 2021
November is here already… it doesn’t seem five minutes since we were all putting our seeds in […]

July 2021
At last, the summer weather has joined us, it was such a cold Spring some of the […]

May 2021
What a dreadful Spring we have had ,the weather has been so cold. The poor seeds, they […]

August 2020
Well hello everyone, I do hope you are all keeping well.   The vegetables are […]

May 2020
It’s May already.  First I do hope you are keeping well at this awful time. […]

February 2020
Happy New Growing Year 2020
We are having a very mild winter, things have been sprouting […]
Upcoming Events

To see all the events planned in Knapton that we know about, please go to our What’s On page to see our Events Calendar or by clicking on the calendar image  -> -> ->

  • search for particular events
  • view them by calendar month or by list
  • see details of each event, where it’s being held and who’s running it
  • and then, if you wish, add them to your calendar at the click of a button.

If you’d like to share details of an event happening in Knapton, please use our Contact Form and let us know.

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It’s your village

The Parish Council, the Knapton Angels , the Fête & Village Hall Committees and all the village clubs are made up of volunteers.

They are friends and neighbours who each give up a little of their spare time to make things better for all of us.

If you’d like to know more, why not get in touch and ask…

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