Alan Carr's Norfolk

Great Yarmouth's Head of Tourism Alan Carr tells us about his favourite Norfolk things.


Where is your favourite place to eat, and why? Café Cru, Imperial Hotel, Great Yarmouth – it's all about style!

Your favourite pub, and why? Pub on the Prom on Great Yarmouth seafront – you can immerse yourself in that holiday feeling that only classic resorts possess!

Alan CarrAlan Carr longs for Gorleston beach when he's away.

What do you long for if you've been away? Gorleston beach – it's great to share it with the visitors but also special when you have the beach to yourself.

What's your favourite Norfolk place and why? Of course it has to be Great Yarmouth – it's fun, it's full of surprises, a little bit cheeky, but it's authentic and it entertains millions of people every year.

Where would you have a picnic and what Norfolk food would you have?
Beside one of the Norfolk Broads with rollmop herring and freshly baked bread.

Your favourite Norfolk view?
The 'Norfolk' sign that announces I am back in the county.

Where would you send a visitor to really appreciate Norfolk?
Great Yarmouth Potteries – steeped in authentic Great Yarmouth heritage.

What piece of advice would you give to a visitor of the county?
Head for the beach at sunrise and claim your spot for the day!

What's your idea of Norfolk Big Sky Thinking?
Great Relaxation Eating-Out All-Weather Tonic
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