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Highlights from Viking: Rediscover the Legend at Norwich Castle

19 March 2019

The Vikings are coming to Norwich! But don't worry, this time it will be a whole lot more peaceful. Here we give you some highlights from Viking: Rediscover the Legend, a British Museum and York Museums Trust Partnership Exhibition, at Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery - 9 February to 8 September 2019.

Hollywood comes to Holkham Hall and beach

19 March 2019

With Norwich, Holkham is unarguably Norfolk’s most significant film location. The 18th century Palladian house and its nearby beach are well used to visiting Hollywood stars, including Keira Knightley, Gwyneth Paltrow, Natalie Portman and Peter O’Toole.

Norfolk's top 10 foods

19 March 2019

Norfolk has some of the best fresh, seasonal produce you'll find anywhere, from Cromer crab to Brancaster mussels, artisan cheeses, and the best malting barley in the country, as well as an English whisky distillery. Of course, we're also renowned for our Norfolk black turkeys and this is the home of Colman's Mustard and Mint.

Family fun and attractions this Easter

18 March 2019

The days are longer, brighter and warmer and there's a whole two weeks of family fun, activities and attractions to enjoy when you visit Norfolk this Easter.

North Norfolk - Cotswolds-by-the-Coast

18 March 2019

The Cotswolds are, quite rightly, a wonderful destination to visit in England. But north Norfolk has got everything the land-locked Cotswolds have plus one little extra – it’s by the sea! So not only beautiful rolling countryside, stately homes, gastropubs, amazing wildlife, quaint villages and market towns, but the coast as well!

Amazing things to do when you Spring Into Norfolk!

15 March 2019

What's that in the Norfolk sky? It's the sun... and it's time for everything to spring back to life, including the countryside and coast, the attractions are all opening again, and you can even feed the new-born lambs. Time to #SpringIntoNorfolk!

Horsey Windpump - Norfolk landmark restored to former glory

15 March 2019

Horsey Windpump is once again standing proud in the Norfolk Broads, following a three-year restoration project and is set to re-open to visitors on Saturday 16 March. The National Trust embarked on the ambitious restoration project in 2016, which has seen the cap removed and conserved, the fan tail and inner workings repaired, brickwork repointed, and the sails re-made to their historic pattern, so that they will turn for the first time in over 75 years.

Lines of Sight: W.G. Sebald’s East Anglia at Norwich Castle

13 March 2019

Lines of Sight: W.G. Sebald’s East Anglia at Norwich Castlefrom May 10 until January 5 2020 is an unprecedented exhibition celebrating the work of the author W.G. Sebald on the 75th anniversary of his birth. In collaboration with The University of East Anglia, this exhibition brings together a diverse selection of celebrated artworks, curious objects, archive material and the author’s own, unseen photographs to tell the story behind the creation of one of East Anglia’s most famous literary masterpieces, The Rings of Saturn (1995).

Things to do in Norfolk if it rains

13 March 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…

Snettisham Treasure comes back to Norfolk for the first time

12 March 2019

Three items from the famous Snettisham Treasure, discovered near the village in north west Norfolk, are on show at Lynn Museum for the first time. On loan from the British Museum, two gold torcs (neck rings) are now on display, along with a composite object made of copper alloy. The Snettisham Treasure can be viewed until August 18.