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The 15 BEST things to do in the Broads

6 December 2019

The unique Broads National Park are 125 miles of navigable, lock-free waterways that are a haven for wildlife and include many family-friendly attractions. They’re also the only English National Park with a city in it – Norwich. And, would you believe, the Broads are also man-made. Read on and you’ll discover why…

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

6 December 2019

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!

21 great sights of Norfolk!

5 December 2019

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!

Top 12 things to do in a Norfolk Winter

5 December 2019

Winter and the festive period are a fabulous time to visit Norfolk, with the amazing natural world of the Winter Wildlife Safari, superb shopping in Norwich and our market towns, plus delightful shows and events. It's a great time to go walking and cycling on Norfolk's coast and in the countryside. And this is where the Royal family spend their Christmas. Enough said.

Norfolk's top artwork

4 December 2019

Ian Collins, who curated the blockbuster show Masterpieces: Art and East Anglia at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich in 2013, picks some of the county's best pictures and where to see them in Norfolk public collections.

22 practices to well-being in Norfolk

3 December 2019

You live a busy life with a hectic schedule. You’re tired all the time and stressed. If you tick those two boxes, then you need to spend time in Norfolk. Come and recharge your batteries, find some balance and calm, where there are no distractions, and rediscover a state of being comfortable, healthy and happy in stunning surroundings. Here’s our top tips for places to go and things to do for well-being and mindfulness when you visit Norfolk. This is the place to be aware of living in the present moment.

Norfolk's top 10 secret beaches

3 December 2019

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!

Film locations in Norfolk, UK

2 December 2019

Norfolk, UK, is no stranger to Hollywood. The north Norfolk coast, Holkham Hall and beach, Norwich Cathedral, Elm Hill and city centre, Blickling Hall, Heydon and King’s Lynn are among popular locations. Gwyneth Paltrow in Shakespeare in Love, Pierce Brosnan as 007, Keira Knightley as The Duchess, Natalie Portman, Jane Fonda, Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor and Julie Christie have all filmed here. And in 2019 Gorleston-on-Sea beach features in Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis' new film Yesterday with Lily James.

Norfolk's top 10 dog-friendly beaches

2 December 2019

Dogs and responsible owners are welcome on many Norfolk beaches year-round. In fact, on these beaches you’ll look positively under-dressed if you don’t have a canine friend! Check time tides as well, because many of these beaches are best at low tide.

Norfolk's Winter Wildlife Safari

2 December 2019

Winter is the best time to see wildlife in Norfolk. At this time of year particularly, Norfolk is the UK's birdwatching capital, but there are other things to see too. Take your pick from migrating swans and geese to otters, seals and red deer.

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