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Know Before You Go when you visit Norfolk

3 July 2020

Summer is here, your favourite attractions and places to go are reopening and you're desperate to blow away the cobwebs with fresh air and outdoor activities. But before you swap your quarantine couch for the coast, your patio for a safari park, or your dining table for socially distanced picnics, we recommend checking out our in-depth guide below around domestic travel so you’re in the know before you go.

Norfolk gardens top 10

2 July 2020

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! Actually, our gardens are so good we couldn't help adding an eleventh and a twelfth, and a maze...

Norfolk's top secret beaches

2 July 2020

There are some fabulous beaches on Norfolk's 90+ miles of coast. Some attract thousands like Great Yarmouth, Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea and Cromer. And then there are some secret ones, where you can escape the crowds and enjoy beautiful stretches of sand almost on your own. But sssssh... don't tell anyone!

Post-lockdown breakout: Planning a break starts here...

2 July 2020

Restrictions are slowly being lifted and while you can't come and stay with us just yet, you're able to visit our beautiful coast and countryside. All we'd ask is that you Respect, Protect, Enjoy. However, if you want to cheer yourself up and give yourself a short break or holiday to look forward to, now's the time to start planning for the pock-lockdown breakout.

Top 10 places to canoe in the Broads

2 July 2020

What better way to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Broads than by canoe. Here are ten places to begin your adventure, including Wroxham, Salhouse, Potter Heigham, Burgh St Peter, Geldeston and more.

Respect, Protect, Enjoy when you visit Norfolk

1 July 2020

We know that following the new and updated guidance from the government allowing wider access to our beautiful outdoor spaces, you’ll be keen to get outside and blow away the cobwebs. Our number one priority right now is ensuring that people are able to enjoy our glorious county in a safe and responsible way; looking after ourselves, one another, and the landscape around us.

After almost three months of lockdown, Holkham plans reopening

30 June 2020

Following the successful, careful and phased reopening of Lady Anne’s Drive at Holkham and the car park and Beach Café as a takeaway at Wells-next-the-Sea, Holkham will reopen the majority of its much-loved attractions on Saturday 4th July.

Experience Norfolk - 20 inspirational ideas for 2020

29 June 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.

Discover Norfolk’s heritage as never before as Heritage Open Days festival confirmed for September 1

24 June 2020

Heritage Open Days will return to Norfolk in September organisers have confirmed. The popular annual festival coordinated by The Forum, Norwich sees venues across the county opening their doors allowing visitors the opportunity to explore the county’s rich heritage for free.

21 great sights of Norfolk!

19 June 2020

Norfolk has some stunning scenery, both at the coast and in the countryside. Visit Cromer, Great Yarmouth and Hunstanton. See stately homes at Holkham, Houghton, Sandringham, Blickling, Felbrigg and Oxburgh. In no particular order, here's our top 21 must-see great sights in Norfolk. A week won't be enough to see them all!

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