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Now is a great time to visit Norfolk

With the Half Term Holiday around the corner, tourist attractions and venues in Norfolk are looking forward to welcoming you.

However, if you are living in a Tier Three area, could we please ask you to refrain from coming - for now. We can't wait to have you here again, but only when it is safe for everyone.

The Government has published new Covid guidance for safer travelling.

Day visits, short breaks and holidays are back on, but events and shows will take a little longer to happen again.

We'll start bringing them to your attention as they're announced...

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REASONS TO VISIT NORFOLK...

Oct 22-Nov 1 - Halloween Hoot at Hirsty's Family Fun Park

At the Halloween Hoot come and have a day picking a pumpkin from the pumkin patch, wheel it back to the carving tent and start creating your own masterpiece then try out our other craft activities before getting out and playing in the fun park! Details

Oct 22-Nov 1- Halloween Spooktacular at The Hippodrome Circus, Gt Yarmouth

What happens when ghostly ghouls have amazing circus skills? When ghostly figures can really fly through the air? And undead Firebreathers and acrobats are back for a night of Spooky fun? You get a Spooktacular Halloween experience like no other only at The Hippodrome Great Yarmouth! Details

Oct 22-Nov 1 - Eerie Explorers at Pensthorpe Nature Park

New for 2020, this Halloween-themed extravaganza is ideal for families and children of all ages. Discover the grim and gruesome side of nature, from creepy crawlies and sinister sounds you hear outdoors, the event is a fun way to unravel your curiosity about nature and wildlife, in all of its dark and deadly forms. Details

Oct 24-Nov 1 - Dippy's Halloween Days at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure

Follow the clues to find out whether or not there is a Werewolf in the woods!
In Dippy-ville, guests can enjoy individual craft tables to create some Halloween Witch Crafts with Bobble-de-boop the Witch (1 per child). Guests can also take the trail to find the Blue Skeleton Parts – where a Halloween prize can be won. Details

Oct 28-31 - Grimm Halloween at Holkham Hall

Spend a Grimm inspired Halloween at Holkham, where deep in the enchanted walled garden you’ll find live mini-performances of the age-old tale of Hansel and Gretel, as well as spooky storytelling, pumpkin carving, face painting, witch-crafts and tantalising skele-trails for the whole family to enjoy. Details

Oct 28-31 - Fairground Frights at Pleasure Beach Gt Yarmouth

All of the rides and attractions will be open from 5-8pm on October 28, 29, 30 and 31 with a Halloween theme. Could there be something sinister lurking on the Ghost Train, will the Fun Factory be fang-tastic, and could the world-famous Rollercoaster boast a ghost? Details

Oct 30 - Halloween Outdoor Cinema at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden

An Outdoor showing of one of the mot popular Halloween films. Wrap up warm, sit and enjoy the outdoors with a BBQ, bar and freshly made popcorn. Details

Oct 31 - Halloween at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden

Dare you take a walk in the woods at night and live tot ell the tale? Electrifying live music; cheesily cheerful children's entertainers; a devilishly good hot dog stall and lots more. Dress code is diabolical. Details

Nov 6-Dec 23 - Thursford Enchanted Journey of Light

Not the usual Christmas Spectacular, but the next best thing. Details

Read our Enchanted Journey of Light blog.

Nov 7 - Run Sandringham

Brand new for 2020, Run Sandringham looks forward to welcoming hundreds of runners of all abilities and ages to the Royal Estate, to run a Half Marathon, 5K or Community Mile, and will aim to raise many thousands of pounds for good causes. Details

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EVENTS ALL YEAR ROUND

January

Whooper swans, Welney

Enjoy the Winter Wildlife Safari of migrating birds, England's largest seal colony, as well as the Festival of Swans at Welney

February

King's Lynn Lumiere

It's half-term - all the attractions are open again and King's Lynn Lumiere lights up the town

March

Feeding the lambs at Wroxham Barns
 
Longer days, Easter holidays - come and feed the lambs, experience Museums Week or find a beach of your own
 

April

Amazona soft ball fun

You'd be a fool not to visit with Cromer crabs back in season. And don't worry about April showers - most of our attractions have inside facilities

May

Norfolk & Norwich Festival outside The Forum

Events to enjoy include the Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Broads Outdoor Festival and Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster Festival

June

Al fresco in Tombland

The longest days let you stay on the beach all day and eat al fresco in the evening. Oh, it's the Royal Norfolk Show too!

July

Great Yarmouth seafront fireworks
Festivals at King's Lynn and Holt, coastal carnivals, fireworks at Great Yarmouth and the Sandringham Flower Show

August

Blickling Proms
There's outdoor events across the county, including theatre and film, family fun and shows at seaside resorts and over 90 miles of coast to explore

September

Out There, Great Yarmouth
Don't miss the Out There and Maritime Festivals at Great Yarmouth, 1940s weekend at Sheringham and the North Norfolk Food Festival at Holkham

October

Halloween at Holkham
It's Autumn half-term, there's Halloween events, a Beer Festival in Norwich's Halls, and the migrating birds are returning

November

Jarrolds department store, Norwich
Christmas is coming... there's great shopping in the market towns and in Norwich, the Cromer Pier Christmas show is on, and remember, remember the 5th of November

December

Norwich Castle
There are pantomimes and festive shows, Christmas lights abound, or you could just enjoy the migrating birds and largest seal colony in England

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