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Great festivals throughout the year

24 April 2017

Norfolk has a huge range of festivals throughout the year, including the Norfolk & Norfolk Festival in May and Out There in September, plus arts, pirates, outdoors, literature, folk, farming and much more besides!

Norfolk's 'Downton Abbeys'

24 April 2017

Norfolk’s history of wealthy landowners means a legacy of magnificent stately homes that are open to the public. Our very own Downton Abbeys include Sandringham, the Royal family’s country retreat, Holkham Hall, Houghton Hall, the home of Britain’s first Prime Minister, and the National Trust owned Blickling Hall, Felbrigg Hall and Oxburgh Hall.

Top 10 Norwich notables

24 April 2017

Norwich used to be the second city in England, so it's no wonder it's seen a lot of characters in its time, from the man who helped defeat the French at Agincourt and the circus owner who inspired The Beatles, to the lady who gave Julie Andrews one of her most famous singing lines and the original Nosey Parker.

Explore Nelson in Norfolk

21 April 2017

We’re very proud here in Norfolk that we gave our country its greatest naval. And here’s how you can discover Horatio Nelson in his home county, taking in Great Yarmouth, Norwich and his birthplace at Burnham Thorpe, monuments, portraits and even a taste of Nelson's Blood!

Norfolk's top 10 beaches

21 April 2017

We offer ten of the best beaches in the county for specific activities, including Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Cromer, Hunstanton.

Norfolk's top 10 dog-friendly beaches

21 April 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.

Our Low Country and Dutch links

21 April 2017

Norwich has long been a busy cultural capital, heavily settled by those who had come over the North Sea, including the Dutch and Huguenots escaping religious persecution, and even emigres from the French Revolution. Yes, the North Sea has always been a carrier, not a barrier, and even today it's quicker to get from Norwich to Amsterdam than it is London!

Why Norfolk is soooo cool!

21 April 2017

Cool Britannia is just so yesterday, but Norfolk remains the cool place to be... and here's our top reasons why, including Taylor Swift, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Gwyneth Paltrow, Harrison Ford, Natalie Portman, Ralph Fiennes, Keira Knightley and Cotswolds-by-the-Coast.

Spring wildlife in Norfolk

18 April 2017

Spring is the time when Norfolk bounces back to life, and the county's fauna and flora does the same. Here David North of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust gives us the Top 10 natural spectacles to look out for during the Spring months...

A is for AONB

10 April 2017

A is for Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - a treasured and protected place on the Norfolk coast.

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