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Best things to do in Norwich, Norfolk

7 May 2021

One of the best preserved medieval cities in the UK, Norwich has so many great things to do and see including tea at Assembly House, chips on the market, go to a football match at Carrow Road, enjoy the view from Mousehold heath and much more.

Family fun this Summer in Norfolk

7 May 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!

Escape The Everyday in the Brecks and Thetford Forest

26 April 2021

Off the beaten track and with one of the most distinctive landscapes in the UK, there are few better places in the East of England to Escape The Everyday than Breckland. Oh, and it also boasts the country’s best overall climate with low rainfall and hot summers.

Visit D.W. Haggard’s The Tidal Bride destinations

22 April 2021

Lovers of suspense and thriller fiction will find even more reason to visit Norfolk in D.W. Haggard’s new novel The Tidal Bride. Haggard reveals the places and hidden histories off the well-worn tourist trail, and gives new perspectives to what we love about Norfolk. The six short stories offer a compelling tour through the county and provide a new way to enjoy a visit through living in the footsteps of the stories’ characters.

Major Show of works by Tony Cragg at Houghton Hall

12 April 2021

Major works by the celebrated British sculptor Tony Cragg will go on show in the grounds and historic interiors of Houghton Hall in Norfolk from May 19 to September 26. The exhibition, curated by the artist himself, will include large-scale bronze and steel sculptures sited in the gardens and grounds, and smaller pieces shown in the State rooms and gallery spaces of the house. Several new works have been made specifically for the exhibition.

100 BRILLIANT things to do at the Norfolk coast

6 April 2021

You’re coming to the Norfolk coast and you haven’t done your research yet. Don’t despair. Let the Visit Norfolk team take you through all the best things to do while you’re here, so you don’t waste a moment. We’ve got spectacular beaches, wonderful walking and wildlife, iconic attractions and much, much more.

Norwich Cathedral’s Shakespeare Festival returns for summer 2021

6 April 2021

The words of William Shakespeare will echo around Norwich Cathedral’s Cloister once again as the open-air Shakespeare Festival returns for summer 2021. After last year’s festival was postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Cathedral is looking forward to welcoming back The Lord Chamberlain’s Men this July to perform a powerful production of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays.

Plans for making Norfolk a unique tourism destination… as an island

1 April 2021

Ambitious plans originally created by 17th century Dutch engineers could be revived to make Norfolk an island tourism destination. In 1651, Dutch engineer Cornelius Vermuyden built the first sluice at Denver as part of a scheme to drain the Fens but he also drew up an idea that would allow shipping to travel from the port of King’s Lynn all the way to Great Yarmouth without going through the dangerous Happisburgh Sands.

Best things to do in Norfolk in Summer 2021

29 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.

Explore Nelson in Norfolk

29 March 2021

'I am a Norfolk man, and glory in being so,' said Admiral Horatio Nelson. We’re very proud here in Norfolk that we gave our country its greatest naval commander. And here’s how you can discover Horatio Nelson in his home county, taking in Great Yarmouth, Norwich and his birthplace at Burnham Thorpe on the beautiful north Norfolk coast.