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Fishermen's Heritage Centre

Fishermen's Heritage Centre

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The Fishermen’s Lifeboat Museum is the home of the Henry Ramey Upcher, Sheringham’s last private lifeboat built in 1894 and in service until 1935. The museum is dedicated to the history of the lifeboats provided by the Upcher family of Sheringham Hall to be manned by the fishermen of what was originally Lower Sheringham, then a small fishing hamlet. Exhibits tell stories of Sheringham’s fishing and boat building families of those times.

West Cliff, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8JT.

Opening details

12 to 4pm daily from Easter to the end of September provided volunteers are available and during the Easter and Autumn half-term school holidays.


Fishermen's Heritage Centre


West Cliff,
NR26 8JT


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Map reference: TG 158433  Lat: 52.94447 Long: 1.21086

Westcliff is at the seaward end of Morris Street, where a public car park can be found, a short walk from the gallery. It can also be reached easily from the West Promenade (turn left at the seaward end of the High Street by the Two Lifeboats Hotel and walk a short distance along the promenade), being attached on the landward side to the Fishermen's Heritage Centre. This can be found close to the concrete bridge over the Fishermen's Slope or West Slipway.

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Sheringham station