Overbury’s Folly, seashore park in Thalassery

Overbury’s Folly is a picnic spot named after E N Overbury, a British Sub-collector. It is located at Thalassery. It is an unfinished construction, or architectural folly, that now serves as a recreational park.

E N Overbury had a plan to construct a picnic spot at the cliff near the Municipal Stadium. He could not complete it during his lifetime; however, the slope from the sub-collector’s bungalow to the rocks below came to be known by his name. One can enjoy breathtaking vistas of the sea from here.

Today, Overbury’s Folly has been renovated and redecorated as a tourist attraction. It is frequented by local people in the evenings as a place to relax. A seaside open-air coffee shop has also been opened on the folly.

Nearest Bus Station: Thalassery
Kannur International Airport, is the closest airport. (18km)
Railway Station:
Nearest Railway Station: Thalassery

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