Heacham is a pretty village in West Norfolk, close to the Wash.
It is situated some two miles South of the seaside resort of Hunstanton, and twelve miles North of the the historic old town of Kings Lynn.
The best known feature of Heacham is Norfolk Lavender. The scent of lavender fills the air for miles around, emanating from the extensive lavender farm at Caley Mill.
St. Mary's Church has a memorial tablet to Pocahontas, the native American princess whose name is known all over the world. She married John Rolfe of Heacham Hall in 1614, but unfortunately died after three years of marriage. Pocahontas is buried at Gravesend in Kent.
Close to Heacham is Sandringham, one of the homes of Her Majesty the Queen.