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On the Quarantine Couch? Discover 30 QI Norfolk facts (but can you find the 3 untruths?)

7 April 2020

You can’t come to Norfolk just yet, so we thought we’d edify and educate you a bit about our wonderful county. Then, when it’s safe and you plan your trip, you’ll be able to amaze your family and friends with your inside knowledge. Now, just so you’re paying attention, there are three untruths, in our article. Can you guess which ones they are? Answers are at the bottom.

10 reasons you must visit Norfolk!

6 April 2020

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.

A virtual Easter tour of Norfolk - the great sights

6 April 2020

It’s the first long weekend of the year, the days are brighter, longer and warmer – Easter’s a perfect time to visit Norfolk. Except this year. As we sit on our Quarantine Couches, take a look at some of the sights you would have been enjoying had it not been for Covid-19. But don’t worry! They’ll all still be here when it’s safe and you can once again visit Norfolk.

Experience Norfolk - 20 inspirational ideas for 2020

6 April 2020

Brighter, longer days are here so 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.

Now is not the time for tourism - we'll see you when it's safe!

6 April 2020

We look forward to welcoming visitors to Norfolk in future, but now is not the time. We ask people not to come while the country endures the pandemic and until it is safe again. For residents and people who are already here, please act responsibly and conform to government guidelines on social distancing and staying at least 2 metres away from others. Please stay safe.

Post-lockdown breakout: The escape planning starts here…

6 April 2020

You might be a little stir crazy on your Quarantine Couch. You might even be thinking of a digging a tunnel called, maybe, Tom, Dick or Harry. But there’s no Great Escape just yet. However, if you want to cheer yourself up and give yourself something to look forward to, there’s plenty of time to start planning for the pock-lockdown breakout. Our beautiful beaches, stunning coast and countryside will still be here waiting for you when this is all over.

Discover our top 10 secrets of Norfolk

3 April 2020

Of course we’re very proud of the fantastic visitor offering we have in Norfolk and will happily tell you about it until the cows come home. But then there are some other tucked-away spots that you may not have known about and get less attention. Here are some of our favourites, including Felbrigg's Pyramid Mausoleum, Oxburgh Hall's Priest Hole, cathedral graffiti, Deep History Coast and the world's longest chalk reef.

Norfolk residents reminded to stay at home now and at Easter

3 April 2020

Councils, MPs and organisations across Norfolk have issued a joint message to urge people to continue to stay at home this weekend and for Easter in a bid to save lives and slow the spread of Coronavirus.

Beer and brewing in Norfolk

2 April 2020

North Norfolk has the ideal conditions for growing malt barley for beer – a perfect combination of soil type, height (yes, in Norfolk!) and the maritime climate of salty sea frets (that’s mist to you and I). So it’s no surprise that Norfolk has over 50 breweries – putting it in the top three in the country. And with that number of breweries, you can tell that Norfolk likes its beer! Oh, and we have over 1000 pubs too.

A brief history of Norwich time - and how to enjoy it today

1 April 2020

It was 19th century writer George Borrow who named Norwich ‘a fine city’ – you’ll see it mentioned on the name signs as you enter – and another writer, JB Priestley, said of the city, ‘What a grand, higgledy-piggledy, sensible old place Norwich is!’ But how much of its history do you know? Let us take you on a whirlwind trip through time...

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