Sheringham is a small town on the North Sea coast of Norfolk in England, in the district of North Norfolk. In 2001 it counted 7,143 inhabitants. Originally the church Sheringham consisted of the villages of Upper Sheringham and Lower Sheringham. Upper Sheringham agriculture was operated mainly located in right on the coast Lower Sheringham agriculture and fishing. The German twin town of Sheringham is the Lower Saxony Otterndorf. The polar explorer Ernest Shackleton lived in the time between the Nimrod Expedition (1907-1909) and the Endurance Expedition (1914-1917) with his family in Sheringham.