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10 reasons you must visit Norfolk!

8 March 2021

Norfolk is a diverse county with fantastic coast and different landscapes, visitor attractions and things to do. There's also plenty of events going on. With so much to do it's hard to narrow down the long list of reasons to visit, but this is our top 10.

10 ways to make memories in Norfolk

8 March 2021

Broads boating, swimming, rockpooling, cycling, crabbing, see the seals, ride a steam engine... Norfolk is the perfect place to turn off the electronic gadgetry for a while, and leave Facebook and Twitter until the end of the day when you can tell everyone what you got up to and what a great time you're having.

Best things to do in Norfolk in Summer 2021

8 March 2021

It's been a terrible 2020 and we're all hoping it's going to be a better 2021. Hopefully, the roll-out of vaccines will mean we can start thinking about taking a Summer holiday. When it's safe, Norfolk will be ready to welcome everyone to enjoy our fabulous family-friendly attractions, our superb hospitality, our beautiful coast and countryside.

Romans, Boudicca and Iceni in Norfolk

8 March 2021

Norfolk has a rich and varied history of invasion and conquest, but it was the Romans who came here first and put their stamp on the county, much of which you can still see today in some beautiful and diverse locations. Their story includes Queen Boudicca, the original exponent of Girl Power, and her Iceni tribe, the magnificent Roman Burgh Castle at Great Yarmouth and Roman regional capital at Venta Icenorum at Caistor St Edmund near Norwich.

The couple that began The Special Relationship

8 March 2021

Native American Pocahontas and her Norfolk husband John Rolfe have a very special American claim to fame - not only did they have the first inter-racial church wedding in US history, their pairing helped establish the English colony in Virginia, and ensured the creation of the United States of America. Without this First Couple of the Colony, Americans might be speaking Spanish, Dutch or French instead of English! This was the start of the Special Relationship.

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

8 March 2021

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 March 2021

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!

Dates announced for Dippy the Dinosaur's visit to Norwich Cathedral this Summer

24 February 2021

Dinosaur fans will next year be able to enjoy a summer of prehistoric fun at Norwich Cathedral due to the visit of the Natural History Museum’s Dippy the Diplodocus now being moved to later in 2021. The iconic guest will take up residence in the Cathedral’s Nave, which is the eighth and final stop for the Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure exhibition that aims to inspire people of all ages to engage more with nature and explore the natural world on their doorsteps.

Family fun this Summer in Norfolk

23 February 2021

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!

Norfolk's top 10 beaches

23 February 2021

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!