There are few high few street chains here, but most of the shops are small independent stores such as pet shops, newsagents, galleries, clothes shops, cafes, restaurants, hotels, and pubs. The Dragonfly Gallery is one such gallery, small but welcoming housed in Wayland House. The gallery is used by local artists to stage their exhibitions.
You’ll find there is more than enough to get involved locally at Watton Sports and social club, a place where you can enjoy a mix of indoor and outdoor sports and the occasional drink too. For golf enthusiasts, Richmond Park Golf Club has 18 beautiful golfing holes set amidst well-established parkland and flowing water.
Watton boasts some great eateries including The Kings Arms, a lovely pub alongside The Willow House restaurant and of course a traditional fish and chips, Little Gary’s Plaice is particularly recommended.
The town and surrounding villages have a good range of schools. The town itself is home to the following schools: