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Celebrate Norfolk Commons Week September 22-30 2018

21 September 2018

Norfolk Wildlife Trust is holding a week of free walks, talks, activities and events to celebrate our heritage of common land in the county during September 2018.

Discover historic King's Lynn

21 September 2018

King's Lynn is the capital of West Norfolk and has a rich and fascinating maritime heritage. The River Great Ouse flows into the town from the Wash and provides a reminder of the town's vibrant past as one of the major trading ports of England. A member of the powerful Hanseatic League during the late Middle Ages, the town's merchants grew rich importing fish from Scandinavia, timber from the Baltics and wine from France.

Norfolk’s tourism industry hits a record £3.25bn

21 September 2018

Norfolk’s tourism trade has hit a new record high of £3.25bn, with more visitors coming to the county than ever. Figures released by Visit Norfolk show the number of visitors to the county in 2017 grew by 7% and the value of tourism up 3% from £3.15bn.

Photo Competition to Celebrate our Norfolk Commons

21 September 2018

We have more than 300 commons in Norfolk, and a new photography competition launched by Norfolk Wildlife Trust hopes local people can capture the essence of why they are so special to us.

Things to do in Autumn

21 September 2018

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.

Things to do in Norfolk if it rains

21 September 2018

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…

Welly walks in Norfolk

21 September 2018

It’s that time of the year when you want to get outside after the dark Winter. So whack on the wellies, grab a warm coat and squelch around Norfolk to your heart’s content…

Enjoy an Enchanting Christmas at Pensthorpe Natural Park

20 September 2018

Christmas is an enchanting affair at Pensthorpe Natural Park near Fakenham, as twinkling festive lights adorn parts of the 700-acre nature reserve and special winter events draw visitors in from the cold.

There's Nowhere Like Norfolk

20 September 2018

Norfolk's not just for the summer! This is a county whose charm, coast and countryside can also be enjoyed from Autumn through to the Spring. Take a look at our new films and discover where you can go to experience these delights of Norfolk.

Your Holkham beach experience just gets better!

20 September 2018

There are new visitor facilities at Holkham National Nature Reserve for its 800,000 annual visitors - making a visit to BBC Countryfile Magazine's Best Beach in Britain an even more enjoyable experience.