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Experience Norfolk - 20 inspirational ideas for 2020

15 January 2020

Brighter, longer days might seem a way off when we’re in the festive period, but what better time to start thinking about new memories to make than now. That’s why we want you to Experience Norfolk! Here are 20 amazing experiences you could have in Norfolk in 2020. Some are time specific, others can be enjoyed most of the year, but all are perfect for putting images on your Instagram account.

Amazing things to do when you Spring Into Norfolk!

14 January 2020

What's that in the Norfolk sky? It's the sun... and it's time for everything to spring back to life, including the countryside and coast, the attractions are all opening again, and you can even feed the new-born lambs. Time to Spring into Norfolk!

Help protect Norfolk’s wonderful sand dunes

10 January 2020

Beach-goers are being urged to ‘Respect and Protect’ Norfolk's sand dunes, with some simple tips that can help make a huge difference. Dunes play a vital role in protecting people from floods by creating natural barriers to storms, as well as being home to a wide range of plants and animals. But with more and more people visiting Norfolk’s coast, dunes can get damaged.

100 BRILLIANT things to do at the Norfolk coast

8 January 2020

You’re coming to the Norfolk coast and you haven’t done your research yet. Don’t despair. Let the Visit Norfolk team take you through all the best things to do while you’re here, so you don’t waste a moment. We’ve got spectacular beaches, wonderful walking and wildlife, iconic attractions and much, much more.

Spring wildlife in Norfolk

8 January 2020

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...

Seven Natural Wonders - Flint

7 January 2020

Flint is an inescapable and indelible part of Norfolk’s history and landscape. Found naturally in chalk, with layers in various shapes and sizes, flint is almost pure silica, but any impurities give different colours: brown field flints eroded from the chalk around Fakenham; black flint around Thetford and Swaffham; chalk-covered grey flints north of North Walsham; light grey around Holt; rounded beach flints near Wells-next-the-Sea, Sheringham and Cromer.

Top 10 locations to see why Norfolk’s coast is the most dynamic in the UK

7 January 2020

The last ice age, coastal erosion, longshore drift and the activities of man have all had a huge impact on Norfolk’s changing seashore. Along the 90 miles of coast you’ll be able to witness many dramatic scenes of how the landscape has changed over the last few millennia and earlier into prehistory when Norfolk was the last piece of the British Isles still linked to Continental Europe. Yes, really!

How to learn yew Norfolk

5 January 2020

With Poldark back on our TV screens, we Norfolk people get a little grumpy when people try to imitate our accent and end up talking like somebody from the South-West. So if you’re coming here we’d advise you not to sound like a ‘furinner’ but instead to ‘learn yew Norfolk’.

How to pronounce Norfolk place names

4 January 2020

If you're new to Norfolk you may well pronounce some of our place names phonetically. Why wouldn't you? But trust us, it just doesn't work like that. If you think Happisburgh is Hap-is-berg then you had better read on...

Great festivals throughout the year

3 January 2020

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!