Caister is the largest village, by population, in Norfolk, and its history can be traced back to the Roman period.
Caister on Sea: 2000 Years a Village
Caister-on Sea is the largest village in Norfolk with a history going back at least 2000 years. Colin Tooke, who wrote Caister: Beach Boats and Beachmen some years ago and many other local history books provides us with a fresh account of the village and its past. This booklet takes us from Roman times, through the building of the castle in the middle ages and its life as a fishing village, to the holiday resort it is today.