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22 November 2019

We know we like to say that There’s Nowhere Like Norfolk, but we really mean it! And just to prove our point we’ve come up with thirteen absolutely unique things about our wonderful county. Why not come and see and experience them for yourselves…

Go Jauntly walking app launch 24 free interactive routes across Marriott’s Way

22 November 2019

A route that’s rich in history and heritage, and the home of an abundance of local wildlife, Marriott's Way is one of our favourite local walking trails. Running from Norwich to Aylsham, the 26 mile route has been digitised this month by London based walking app Go Jauntly. Available to download for free on iPhone and Android, the self-guided app features show keen walkers the way via easy-to-follow images.

Hickling Broad and Marshes National Nature Reserve open for long Winter weekends

22 November 2019

The refurbished visitor centre at Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s Hickling Broad and Marshes National Nature Reserve will be open for long weekends – Friday to Sunday – all through the winter for the first time, to celebrate one of Norfolk’s winter wildlife spectaculars.

One of Europe's biggest Christmas Show returns to tiny Norfolk village this Winter

22 November 2019

The small Norfolk village of Thursford hosts one of the nation’s most lavish and highly anticipated annual Christmas events. Now in its 43rd year, Thursford Christmas Spectacular auditioned over 3000 performers this year, for one of its most ambitious and extravagant show to date. The glittering rhinestone and tinsel-packed variety show runs for seven weeks during the festive season, 6th November to 23rd December, with many performances already sold out.

Top 12 things to do in a Norfolk Winter

22 November 2019

Winter and the festive period are a fabulous time to visit Norfolk, with the amazing natural world of the Winter Wildlife Safari, superb shopping in Norwich and our market towns, plus delightful shows and events. It's a great time to go walking and cycling on Norfolk's coast and in the countryside. And this is where the Royal family spend their Christmas. Enough said.

Be Enchanted by Christmas at Pensthorpe Natural Park

21 November 2019

Brave winter’s icy chill and enjoy a heart-warming encounter with the natural winter wonderland of Pensthorpe Natural Park, near Fakenham, which hosts a programme of special Christmas-themed events for all the family.

Celebrate the festive season with Norfolk Museums

20 November 2019

There’s a whole lot of festive fun on offer in Norfolk Museums this Christmas. From seasonal songs and costumed characters, to Father Christmas and family trails, there’s something to interest visitors of all ages.

Holkham hosts unique and magical Christmas festivities for all the family

19 November 2019

Enjoy a festive day out at the Holkham Estate in north Norfolk and experience a sensational calendar of seasonal events – many new for this year - including an exclusive screening of ‘Nativity’ by Martha Fiennes in the Chapel, and a one-off opportunity to meet the designers and makers behind Christmas at Holkham with the Countess of Leicester, festive wreath-making and gift-wrapping masterclasses.

Winter wildlife in Norfolk

15 November 2019

Norfolk has some of the best wildlife in the county, and Winter is the best time to see some of it! Here David North of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust gives us the Top 10 wildlife spectacles to look out for during the Winter months...

22 practices to well-being in Norfolk

14 November 2019

You live a busy life with a hectic schedule. You’re tired all the time and stressed. If you tick those two boxes, then you need to spend time in Norfolk. Come and recharge your batteries, find some balance and calm, where there are no distractions, and rediscover a state of being comfortable, healthy and happy in stunning surroundings. Here’s our top tips for places to go and things to do for well-being and mindfulness when you visit Norfolk. This is the place to be aware of living in the present moment.