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Family fun this Summer in Norfolk

16 July 2018

Welcome to the combined sunniest/driest county in the country – and what a great time to be here! It’s warm, the days are long and bright, the school holidays are here, and we've got everything you need for a family-friendly fun time!

Maharajah Duleep Singh painting centrepiece of Festival of Thetford and Punjab

16 July 2018

An extraordinary painting recording the life and death of Maharajah Duleep Singh by renowned British contemporary artists, The Singh Twins, is at Thetford’s Ancient House Museum as the centrepiece of a new exhibition marking the 125th anniversary of his death.

Head outdoors in Norfolk

13 July 2018

The days are warmer and longer - now is the perfect time to head outdoors to have fun. From splashing around in the sea and making sandcastles on our beautiful beaches to discovering wildlife and nature in the Broads and Brecks,or being a flaneur in Norwich, you’ll never be short of exciting adventures.

Norfolk's top 10 beaches

13 July 2018

We offer ten of the best beaches in the county for specific activities, including Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Cromer, Hunstanton. And then we tell you about a few more as well... we've got so many great beaches in Norfolk!

Castles in Norfolk

12 July 2018

What could be more fun than running around imagining that you’re the king of a Norfolk castle and everyone else is a jolly old rascal. There are seven in Norfolk to visit - Norwich Castle, Castle Rising, Castle Acre, Thetford Castle, Baconsthorpe Castle, Burgh Castle and Caister Castle.

Damien Hirst at Houghton Hall

12 July 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.

Free summer family fun activities at The Sainsbury Centre

12 July 2018

There are heaps of free family activities coming up over the summer school holidays at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich. Check them out...

Summer Spirit as Cley Calls to art and nature lovers

12 July 2018

A long summer weekend of wildlife and creativity inspired by the unique North Norfolk landscape is coming to Norfolk Wildlife Trust's Cley Marshes Nature Reserve, from Thursday 2nd until Sunday 5th August.

Come and discover unique Norfolk

10 July 2018

We know we like to say that There’s Nowhere Like Norfolk, but we really mean it! And just to prove our point we’ve come up with thirteen absolutely unique things about our wonderful county. Why not come and see and experience them for yourselves…

Rare little tern chicks take their first flight

10 July 2018

Little tern-agers on east Norfolk beaches prepare to make their return journey to West Africa.