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10 reasons you must visit Norfolk!

24 April 2018

Norfolk is a diverse county with fantastic coast and different landscapes, visitor attractions and things to do. There's also plenty of events going on. With so much to do it's hard to narrow down the long list of reasons to visit, but this is our top 10.

Damien Hirst at Houghton Hall

24 April 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.

Nick Baker at Pensthorpe's Wild About The Wensum

24 April 2018

TV presenter, author and naturalist, Nick Baker, is set to open The Pensthorpe Conservation Trust’s annual community event Wild About the Wensum on Saturday 12th May 2018. Intrepid explorer and natural history expert Nick, who has famously presented Weird Creatures (C5), The Really Wild Show (BBC One) and Springwatch Unsprung (BBC Two), will officially open the event, meet members of the public and even host a bug hunt for kids!

Broads top 5 cycle rides

20 April 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.

Don't keep taking the tablets... digital-free Norfolk

20 April 2018

With the world and his wife and their children constantly fixated by their smart phone, tablets and other digital devices, wouldn’t it be nice to get offline for a while? It used to be that the internet was an escape from the real world, now the real world is increasingly an escape from the internet! And where better to get away from it all than Norfolk, with stunning countryside, more than 90 miles of coast and the unique Norfolk Broads…

Norfolk gardens top 10

20 April 2018

Norfolk has a huge collection of gardens, from small higgledy-piggledy cottage gardens to wonderfully relaxing water gardens and magnificent stately home gardens. You can't beat wandering around someone else's garden and enjoying the rewards of all their hard work!

Historic Great Yarmouth top 10

16 April 2018

Described by Charles Dickens’ character Peggotty in David Copperfield as the ‘finest place in the universe’, Great Yarmouth isn’t just about amusement arcades, thrilling rides and enormous beaches - it also has a rich and proud maritime heritage and its prosperous herring fishery made it one of the wealthiest towns in Britain in years gone by.

Summer in Norfolk top things to do

16 April 2018

Welcome to the combined sunniest/driest county in the country – and what a great time to be here! It’s warm, the days are long and bright, and there’s no better time for a picnic or a dip in the briny…

Top dog-friendly parks and woods

16 April 2018

Norfolk welcomes dogs and their owners, and we can promise lots of opportunities to run around on our coast and beaches and in the countryside. Here's our favourite dog-friendly parks and woods to explore.

Norfolk's top 10 beaches

13 April 2018

We offer ten of the best beaches in the county for specific activities, including Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Cromer, Hunstanton. And then we tell you about a few more as well... we've got so many great beaches in Norfolk!

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