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Things to do if it rains

28 June 2017

Norfolk is the combined sunniest/driest county in the country, but we occasionally get a little precipitation from other places as it’s passing over to go somewhere else. So, what to do when we get some liquid sunshine? Here’s some of our favourite things to do…

Norfolk's top 10 beaches

27 June 2017

We offer ten of the best beaches in the county for specific activities, including Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Cromer, Hunstanton. And then we tell you about a few more as well... we've got so many great beaches in Norfolk!

Norfolk's top 10 dog-friendly beaches

27 June 2017

Dogs and responsible owners are welcome on many Norfolk beaches year-round. In fact, on these beaches you’ll look positively under-dressed if you don’t have a canine friend! Check time tides as well, because many of these beaches are best at low tide.

100 top things to do in Norfolk

26 June 2017

It doesn't matter how long you're here, it'll never be enough to take in all our great sights, festivals, events and things to do. So here's the thing... keep coming until you've done all 100 of our best things to do in Norfolk!

21 great sights of Norfolk!

26 June 2017

Norfolk has some stunning scenery, both at the coast and in the countryside. Visit Cromer, Great Yarmouth and Hunstanton. See stately homes at Holkham, Houghton, Sandringham, Blickling, Felbrigg and Oxburgh. In no particular order, here's our top 21 must-see great sights in Norfolk. A week won't be enough to see them all!

Summer in Norfolk top things to do

26 June 2017

Welcome to the combined sunniest/driest county in the country – and what a great time to be here! It’s warm, the days are long and bright, and there’s no better time for a picnic or a dip in the briny…

How to pronounce Norfolk place names

15 June 2017

If you're new to Norfolk you may well pronounce some of our place names phonetically. Why wouldn't you? But trust us, it just doesn't work like that. If you think Happisburgh is Hap-is-berg then you had better read on...

Fit in as a local

14 June 2017

You've come to Norfolk to get away from the stress and strain of everyday, routine life… and you're very welcome. But what's the etiquette when you're talking to the Good 'Ol Boys down the Parched Parrot? Let us help you… follow our guide and you'll soon have an ear of wheat sticking out of the side of your mouth and be 'oo-arring' with the best of them.

How to learn yew Norfolk

14 June 2017

With Poldark back on our TV screens, we Norfolk people get a little grumpy when people try to imitate our accent and end up talking like somebody from the South-West. So if you’re coming here we’d advise you not to sound like a ‘furinner’ but instead to ‘learn yew Norfolk’.

Literary heroes of Broadland

14 June 2017

2017 marks the Year of Literary Heroes, such as the 50th anniversary of the death of Arthur Ransome, author of the much loved Swallows & Amazons children's book series. These famous tales see his characters adventure in scenic Broadland locations such as Wroxham and Ranworth. But this is not Broadland’s only literary connection; the area has been home to famed authors and poets, as well as the inspiration for some incredible works.