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Broads top 5 cycle rides

21 February 2018

Peter Howe, owner of Broadland Cycle Hire, one of the leading cycle hire operators on the Norfolk Broads, gives us his favourite cycle rides.

Damien Hirst at Houghton Hall

21 February 2018

A series of new paintings by Damien Hirst entitled Colour Space can be seen in the State Rooms at Houghton Hall for the exhibition Damien Hirst at Houghton Hall from 25 March–15 July 2018. The exhibition includes a number of the artist’s most celebrated sculptures throughout the 18th-century house and gardens.

Discover historic King's Lynn

21 February 2018

King's Lynn is the capital of West Norfolk and has a rich and fascinating maritime heritage. The River Great Ouse flows into the town from the Wash and provides a reminder of the town's vibrant past as one of the major trading ports of England. A member of the powerful Hanseatic League during the late Middle Ages, the town's merchants grew rich importing fish from Scandinavia, timber from the Baltics and wine from France.

Norwich Castle: The Square Box on the Hill

21 February 2018

Standing atop the largest man-made mound in the country, Norwich Castle has dominated the City’s skyline ever since the 12th century; but what is the story of Norwich’s iconic and much-loved square box on the hill? An intriguing exhibition explores the history of Norwich’s iconic and much-loved ‘square box on the hill’, featuring never-before-seen archives and artefacts from Norwich Castle’s 900-year history.

Our Low Country and Dutch links

21 February 2018

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!

100 top things to do in Norfolk

20 February 2018

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 reasons to love Norfolk

20 February 2018

There are so many reasons to love Norfolk, but we've chosen our top 21... including 90 miles of coast, Royal connections, Admiral Nelson, unique Norfolk Broads, Deep History Coast, 'Downton Abbeys', Queen Boudicca, the world's last end-of-pier theatre and so much more!

Spring wildlife in Norfolk

20 February 2018

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...

Norfolk's top 10 dog-friendly beaches

19 February 2018

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.

There's Nowhere Like Norfolk in Spring

19 February 2018

Norfolk's not just for the summer! This is a county whose charm, coast and countryside can also be enjoyed throughout the year. Take a look at our new films and discover where you can go to experience these delights of Norfolk.