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25 September 2018

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…

Norfolk's 'Downton Abbeys'

25 September 2018

Norfolk’s history of wealthy landowners means a legacy of magnificent stately homes that are open to the public. Our very own Downton Abbeys include Sandringham, the Royal family’s country retreat, Holkham Hall, Houghton Hall, the home of Britain’s first Prime Minister, and the National Trust owned Blickling Hall, Felbrigg Hall and Oxburgh Hall.

Seven Natural Wonders of Norfolk

25 September 2018

The best-protected chalk river in Europe, the highest point in East Anglia, the longest chalk reef in the world, the largest seal colony in England, the last land link between the UK and the Continent, one of the first industrial centres in Europe and the warmest, driest area in the country... these are the seven natural wonders of Norfolk.

Things to do in Autumn

25 September 2018

Autumn is the time when the leaves turn golden brown, the hedgerows are full of free fruit, the annual bird migration begins and you can wrap up in woolens, scarves and hats to brave the world. The pace has slowed down and you can always find a solitary spot or a warm fire and a hot chocolate - it’s a great time to be in Norfolk.

Blue Flag beaches in Norfolk

24 September 2018

North Norfolk has one of the very best stretches of sandy coast in the country according to Keep Britain Tidy who have awarded Blue Flags for Sheringham, Cromer, Mundesley, Sea Palling, East Runton and West Runton, and a seaside award for Wells-next-the-Sea.

Farmers' markets in Norfolk

24 September 2018

Diana Brocklebank Scott of Creake Abbey Farmers' Market tells us why Norfolk's farmers' markets are thriving! Plus your guide to where they are and when...

Celebrate Norfolk Commons Week September 22-30 2018

21 September 2018

Norfolk Wildlife Trust is holding a week of free walks, talks, activities and events to celebrate our heritage of common land in the county during September 2018.

Discover historic King's Lynn

21 September 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.

Norfolk’s tourism industry hits a record £3.25bn

21 September 2018

Norfolk’s tourism trade has hit a new record high of £3.25bn, with more visitors coming to the county than ever. Figures released by Visit Norfolk show the number of visitors to the county in 2017 grew by 7% and the value of tourism up 3% from £3.15bn.

Photo Competition to Celebrate our Norfolk Commons

21 September 2018

We have more than 300 commons in Norfolk, and a new photography competition launched by Norfolk Wildlife Trust hopes local people can capture the essence of why they are so special to us.

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