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We have put together a list of recommended books and music on the county of Norfolk, with some containing specific information on Winterton-On-Sea. It is hoped that these will provide the reader with a good introduction to the county and provide information to make a visit to Norfolk even more enjoyable. All items can be purchased from Amazon or Abe Books, by following the links below.

Songs and speech from the legendary Sam Larner of Winterton-On-Sea.  Collected and edited by Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger in the late Fifties. Regarded as one of the most important recordings of an English traditional singer ever made.

Also available as an MP3 download  (follow the same link)

Great reviews for this title, The Little Book of Norfolk is a repository of intriguing, fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts and trivia about one of England's most colourful counties.

 A remarkably engaging little book, this is essential reading for visitors and locals alike

Pictures of the Norfolk Coast by Jon Gibbs, a prize winning landscape photographer based in Great Yarmouth. Contains some lovely photo's of Winterton-On-Sea dunes and beach Cover of "The Beachmen"
The story of the Beachmen
of the Norfolk coast, including
those from Winterton-On-Sea, who

made a lucrative living through
salvage. Click here to
Order from Abe Books
Recently published, this
contains a section
Winterton-On-Sea including details of a circular walk across Winterton-On-Sea Dunes Nature Reserve returning past the ruins of Somerton
Great book, only a small piece on Winterton-On-Sea but covers the whole of the North Norfolk coast
Authorative guide to Norfolk and Suffolk with usual information on where to stay, places to go, things to do with the kids etc.

This is the latest 2nd edition published in 2012
Details of many of the more unfortunate events that have happened in Norfolk over the past years. Articles presented in date order so if you want to find out what happened on a particular day this is the book for you
Something a bit different - an interesting novel about family relationships, with parts of the story set in Winterton-On-Sea and Great Yarmouth Fascinating book about some of the less well known parts of the Norfolk coast - good article on Winterton-On-Sea
Slow Norfolk, although selective, includes the whole of Norfolk from Great Yarmouth and the Broads to the east to the Fens of the far west, from the iconic North Norfolk coast to the Breckland region to the south. Includes a section on Winterton.
Norfolk Miscellany is an eclectic mix of historic tales of places and personalities, plus a wealth of facts and figures about the fifth largest county in England. Contains several references to Winterton
The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Norfolk offers an intimate portrayal of the county and its people living in the shadow of the 'war to end all wars'. Discover the darker side of Norfolk with this remarkable collection of true-life crimes from across the county. Featuring tales of some of the most notorious, nefarious and murderous characters from the county’s past, including pirates, smugglers, highwaymen, poachers, thieves, murderers and bodysnatchers, all factions of the criminal underworld are included in this macabre selection of tales.