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#FallForNorfolk with our Autumn itineraries

16 October 2018

Throughout Norfolk during Autumn you can hear the crunch of crisp brown and golden leaves under wellies and walking boots. Wrap up warm, enjoy the low-lying sun and look forward to heading outdoors. It doesn’t matter where you go across the county, we think you’ll definitely #FallForNorfolk. And here is why...

#FallForNorfolk this Autumn and head outdoors!

16 October 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.

Festive shows in Norfolk

15 October 2018

There are countless festive and Christmas shows in Norfolk for the whole family to enjoy, including Norwich, Hunstanton, Cromer and Great Yarmouth. Oh yes there are!

10 reasons you must visit Norfolk!

11 October 2018

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.

21 great sights of Norfolk!

11 October 2018

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!

Why Americans will love Norfolk

11 October 2018

The President of the United States may not be coming to London anytime soon, but we’d still love to welcome North Americans to the United Kingdom – and, in particular, to visit Norfolk. We think you’ll love it – this is quintessential England, just as you imagine it, with all the things you know and love about our quaint old country. Don’t believe us? Read on…

There's Nowhere Like Norfolk

8 October 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.

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.

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…

Warm and relaxing... Norfolk in September

19 September 2018

For those without school age children, September is a great time to visit Norfolk: the weather is good, the sea is warm, everything is still open but the pace is a little less frenetic. September is a great time to relax in Norfolk. Here's our top 12 things to do...

Dinosaurs to robots and the future world at Norwich Science Festival 2018

17 September 2018

Over 130 events announced for Norwich Science Festival 2018 at the Norwich Forum from October 19-27 – from ugly animals and dinosaurs to robots and our future world!

North Norfolk - Cotswolds-by-the-Coast

11 September 2018

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!

10 ways to make memories in Norfolk

28 August 2018

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.

21 reasons to love Norfolk

28 August 2018

There are so many reasons to love Norfolk, but we've chosen our top 21... including 90 miles of coast, Royal connections, Admiral Nelson, unique Norfolk Broads, Deep History Coast, 'Downton Abbeys', Queen Boudicca, the world's last end-of-pier theatre and so much more!

Family fun this Summer in Norfolk

27 August 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!

How to... in Norfolk

15 August 2018

When you come to Norfolk you'll want to join in! So let us show you, with our series of films, how to be a pirate on the Broads, a fisherman at the coast, a flaneur in Norwich, the queen of the castle or how to get lost in the woods. And we'll also show you how to rock 'n' roll in Great Yarmouth.

Best things to do in Norwich

10 August 2018

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.

Norfolk attractions named among region's most popular in new survey

10 August 2018

Some of Norfolk’s favourite attractions are in the top most-visited venues in the East of England, according to new figures. These include Norwich Castle, Blickling Hall, Oxburgh Hall, Felbrigg Hall, Creake Abbey and RSPB Titchwell Marsh.

PrimEvil returns to Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure

10 August 2018

PrimEvil, Norfolk's biggest scare experience, returns to Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure with fun, entertainment and screams as the doors to five haunted mazes open, filled with a host of characters and scares. It's certainly not for the faint of heart!

Norfolk's top quirky events

1 August 2018

Don’t believe what they say about ‘Normal for Norfolk’ - our county has its quirky side too, including Greasy Poles, World Snail Racing, Lobster Potties, fairies, the world’s last end of pier theatre, and the invention of Jack Valentine…

Roarr! Dinosaur Park reaches for the skies

1 August 2018

A new high wire visitor attraction, an upgraded restaurant, a new building and major improvements to its infrastructure are on offer to this summer’s visitors at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure following a £2 million investment.

Enjoy the school hols with National Trust Norfolk

23 July 2018

With schools breaking up and the warm weather forecast to last, it’s time for the summer holidays to begin, so gather your family and enjoy what the National Trust has to offer at Blakeney, Brancaster, Elizabeth House Museum, Felbrigg Hall, Blickling Estate, Sheringham Park and Oxburgh Hall.

New digital trail brings Wymondham to life

20 July 2018

Hop back in time with an exciting new ‘state of the art’ trails app that has launched in Wymondham - choose between a history tour that includes Kett's Rebellion or follow Henry the Hare.

Enjoy a Norfolk dirty weekend

5 July 2018

If you’re looking for a get-away-from-it-all dirty weekend, then Norfolk is just the place to come…

Free entry and Red Arrows for Great Yarmouth Air Show 2018

15 June 2018

Britain’s newest air show and the biggest FREE event in the East of England in 2018 takes off on June 16-17 with Great Yarmouth pulling out all the stops with a stellar line-up of aerial attractions. Headlining the Haven Great Yarmouth Air Show are the Red Arrows who will put on their spectacular show on both days. Also taking to the skies are the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s Spitfire, Hurricane and Lancaster, and the biplanes and triplanes of the Bremont Great War Display Team, performing dogfights over the sea, with the Golden Mile providing an estimated 175,000 visitors with a grandstand view.

Avoid the rush... visit Norfolk in June

1 June 2018

There’s a reason that Norfolk gets busy in July and August – everyone wants to come here! And who can blame them? We have so much to do to suit all tastes, ages and pockets. But if you don’t have to think about school holidays, then June is a great time to visit Norfolk too.

How to park at the Great Yarmouth Air Show 2018

14 May 2018

The Great Yarmouth Air Show 2018 is going to be the biggest FREE event in East Anglia during 2018. You won't want to miss this event on June 16 and 17 and there will be an estimated 175,000 visitors with a grandstand view on the Golden Mile. Take the hassle out of attending by reading where and how to park.

Spring in Norfolk top things to do

7 May 2018

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...

Nick Baker at Pensthorpe's Wild About The Wensum

1 May 2018

TV presenter, author and naturalist, Nick Baker, is set to open The Pensthorpe Conservation Trust’s annual community event Wild About the Wensum on Saturday 12th May 2018. Intrepid explorer and natural history expert Nick, who has famously presented Weird Creatures (C5), The Really Wild Show (BBC One) and Springwatch Unsprung (BBC Two), will officially open the event, meet members of the public and even host a bug hunt for kids!

Things to do this Easter

2 April 2018

It’s the first long weekend of the year, the days are brighter, longer and (hopefully) warmer, and all our fabulous attractions are open again – Easter’s a perfect time to plan a trip to Norfolk. There’s so much to see and do, including Easter Egg hunts across the county, special Broads tours and railway experiences and Great Yarmouth’s traditional Easter Fair.

There's Nowhere Like Norfolk in Spring

17 March 2018

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

Winter in Norfolk top things to do

27 February 2018

Magical countryside, tinged with sparkling hoar frost, beautiful coast bathed in winter sunshine, all under those huge, never-ending skies – Winter is a wonderful time to explore Norfolk, when you feel as if you’ve almost got the county to yourself.

Your New Year's Resolution? Visit Norfolk of course!

25 January 2018

It’s the New Year and a time to make resolutions. So we thought we’d offer our top 10 suggestions of things you might want to resolve to do when you visit Norfolk, including visiting Norwich, the Norfolk Broads and the Brecks. They’re reason enough to plan a trip…

Meghan Markle is latest in long line of US-Norfolk links

12 January 2018

Having spent Christmas at Sandringham with her fiance Prince Harry, Her Majesty The Queen and other members of the Royal Family, Meghan Markle becomes the latest in a long line of links between the US and Norfolk - beginning with the man who started The Special Relationship, stretching back to the late 16th century.

Meghan Markle spends Christmas at Sandringham

2 January 2018

Kensington Palace announced that Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle were to spend Christmas at Sandringham with other members of the Royal family. It was the first time a Royal bride-to-be joined The Queen at the Christmas Day church service on the Norfolk estate. What did she find when she visited Norfolk?

What Meghan Markle ate at Sandringham

2 January 2018

Prince Harry's bride-to-be Megham Markle will have enjoyed her Christmas Day dinner at Sandringham in Norfolk with the Royal Family, The Queen and Prince Philip - turkey was on the menu, so it's just like Thanksgiving Day back home in America.

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