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The village dates back to Roman times and has a distinctive round-towered Saxon church, one of only 124 examples in the country. Distinctively modern in character and outlook, Long Stratton is a large village with a growing community. Amply served by shops and services Long Stratton is family-friendly and a good base for education, sports interests and lovers of the great outdoors.
The high street has a variety of shops to cater for everyday needs from getting the early morning milk to banking services. there is a shopping parade with a local Co-Op and stores for hardware and hairdressers amongst others, a handy Shell garage and a farmers' market which takes place regularly. With a library, pubs, doctors surgery, a health centre, estate agents, restaurants and take-aways, together with a pharmacy, a bakery, a renowned fish and chip restaurant and numerous independent shops - everyone is amply catered for.
Families will be pleased to see the village caters well for education of all ages, with Manor Field infant School and nursery, and St Mary's Church of England Junior School, together with Long Stratton high School which received an effectiveness rating of 'Good' by Ofsted in 2014.
A football club and leisure centre provides the area with healthy interest and lovers of the outdoors will appreciate the English countryside on their doorstep.
Norwich - the fine cathedral city - is only 12 miles away with it's excellent cultural facilities including museums at the Castle, theatres, Sainsbury Art Centre at the UEA and so much more. There are excellent shopping facilities including one of the countries outstanding daily open markets in the heart of the City Centre.
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