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Fall for Norfolk this Autumn and head outdoors!

21 October 2019

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.

Festive shows in Norfolk

21 October 2019

There are countless festive and Christmas shows in Norfolk for the whole family to enjoy, including Norwich, Hunstanton, Cromer and Great Yarmouth. Oh yes there are!

Holkham hosts unique and magical Christmas festivities for all the family

21 October 2019

Enjoy a festive day out at the Holkham Estate in north Norfolk and experience a sensational calendar of seasonal events – many new for this year - including an exclusive screening of ‘Nativity’ by Martha Fiennes in the Chapel, and a one-off opportunity to meet the designers and makers behind Christmas at Holkham with the Countess of Leicester, festive wreath-making and gift-wrapping masterclasses.

Tattoo: British Tattoo Art at Time & Tide, Great Yarmouth

21 October 2019

Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed at Time & Tide Museum offers a ground-breaking and comprehensive history of British tattooing featuring cutting edge designers, leading academics and private collectors. With over 400 items on display, this is the largest gathering of original tattoo artworks, photographs and historic objects ever assembled in the UK.

Terror-dactyl fun at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure

21 October 2019

Norfolk theme park Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure is inviting werewolves and witches to experience its spooktacular ‘Halloween Days’ half term event, from Saturday 19 October to Sunday 27 October. Throughout the week children and families are urged to get creative with their costumes as anyone arriving in Halloween fancy dress can get 50% off the gate admission price.

Things to do in Norfolk if it rains

21 October 2019

Norfolk is the combined sunniest/driest county in the country, but we occasionally get a little precipitation from other places as it’s passing over to go somewhere else. So, what to do when we get some liquid sunshine? Here’s some of our favourite things to do…

It's a first for Banham Zoo - a baby boy armadillo

17 October 2019

Keepers at Banham Zoo are overjoyed with the birth of a large hairy armadillo - the first ever to be born at the zoo. The cute male pup was born in August to first-time parents Melanie and Pedro. Their keepers have confirmed that they are showing excellent parenting skills and have allowed them to keep a check on the pup’s development. Keepers have already been able to capture some remarkable footage of the baby.

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

17 October 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!

Winter swans begin their migrations to Norfolk

17 October 2019

As the first flakes of snow fall in Arctic Russia, migration has begun for the Bewick’s swans, but how many of them will make the journey all the way to the UK? Whilst the birds move south through Russia they are at the very start of a 2,500 mile journey which will take them weeks, if not months to complete.

Be Enchanted by Christmas at Pensthorpe Natural Park

11 October 2019

Brave winter’s icy chill and enjoy a heart-warming encounter with the natural winter wonderland of Pensthorpe Natural Park, near Fakenham, which hosts a programme of special Christmas-themed events for all the family.

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