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See the world in Norfolk (sort of!)

23 February 2018

To misquote Samuel Johnson, when a man is tired of Norfolk, he is tired of life… ‘for there is in Norfolk all that life can afford’. In fact, rather than gallivanting around the world, why not come to Norfolk to see our equivalent of the great sights. We’re less than two hours from London…

There's Nowhere Like Norfolk in Spring

23 February 2018

Norfolk's not just for the summer! This is a county whose charm, coast and countryside can also be enjoyed throughout the year. Take a look at our new films and discover where you can go to experience these delights of Norfolk.

Winter in Norfolk top things to do

23 February 2018

Magical countryside, tinged with sparkling hoar frost, beautiful coast bathed in winter sunshine, all under those huge, never-ending skies – Winter is a wonderful time to explore Norfolk, when you feel as if you’ve almost got the county to yourself.

Broads top 5 cycle rides

21 February 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.

Damien Hirst at Houghton Hall

21 February 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.

Discover historic King's Lynn

21 February 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.

Norwich Castle: The Square Box on the Hill

21 February 2018

Standing atop the largest man-made mound in the country, Norwich Castle has dominated the City’s skyline ever since the 12th century; but what is the story of Norwich’s iconic and much-loved square box on the hill? An intriguing exhibition explores the history of Norwich’s iconic and much-loved ‘square box on the hill’, featuring never-before-seen archives and artefacts from Norwich Castle’s 900-year history.

Our Low Country and Dutch links

21 February 2018

Norwich has long been a busy cultural capital, heavily settled by those who had come over the North Sea, including the Dutch and Huguenots escaping religious persecution, and even emigres from the French Revolution. Yes, the North Sea has always been a carrier, not a barrier, and even today it's quicker to get from Norwich to Amsterdam than it is London!

100 top things to do in Norfolk

20 February 2018

It doesn't matter how long you're here, it'll never be enough to take in all our great sights, festivals, events and things to do. So here's the thing... keep coming until you've done all 100 of our best things to do in Norfolk!

21 reasons to love Norfolk

20 February 2018

There are so many reasons to love Norfolk, but we've chosen our top 21... including 90 miles of coast, Royal connections, Admiral Nelson, unique Norfolk Broads, Deep History Coast, 'Downton Abbeys', Queen Boudicca, the world's last end-of-pier theatre and so much more!

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