Discover stunning unspoilt coastline, unique Norfolk Broads, picturesque villages and towns, traditional seaside resorts and historic houses and country parks. Find an eclectic mix of arts and entertainment, excellent shopping and a wealth of indoor and outdoor attractions.
Norfolk is bursting with attractions, from zoos and wildlife parks to magnificent stately homes, country parks and heritage railways. Discover the unique Norfolk Broads, Cromer's iconic pier, many museums and Norwich’s Castle and Cathedral.
Norfolk has over 650 villages, all with their own individual charm and character. Discover coastal villages with a rich maritime history, rural villages with little more than a village church or green and larger villages with maybe a pub, school or post office.
The Norfolk Broads have been created by the flooding of ancient peat diggings and consist of large expanses of water, long meandering rivers and smaller lakes and dykes. These navigable waterways provide breath-taking scenery and are home to an abundance of rare flora and fauna.
Norfolk has a wealth of interesting towns steeped in history, all with their own individual charm and personality. From bustling market towns to quieter coastal destinations offering a slower pace of life, Norfolk has an eclectic mix waiting to be discovered.
Explore Norfolk's array of nature reserves, from those managed by large organisations to smaller independent reserves that rely on charitable donations. Discover coastal havens, woodland and heathland reserves and those dotted around the unique and spectacular Norfolk Broads.
Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk
This extremely spacious holiday home in Brancaster Staithe has a heated swimming pool, wonderful conservatory and beautiful countryside views. The views and mature garden can be enjoyed from french doors along the whole of the rear of the property.
A superb refurbished brick and flint pretty period cottage located in a quiet part of town, with a south facing garden and off road parking. Just a five minute walk will take you to the heart of this vibrant seaside town with its excellent amenities, bustling high street and quay, and simply breathtaking beach.
South Creake, Norfolk
Swan Cottage is a large traditional chalk and brick detached Norfolk cottage dating back to the 19th century, set in the middle of a one acre plot, with uninterrupted rural views over the rolling countryside. There is a 10m outdoor heated swimming pool and an outdoor kitchen with wood-fired pizza oven, built-in gas barbecue, fridge and covered dining area with lighting and swings for children.
Summer, spring, autumn or winter, a visit to Norfolk wouldn’t be complete without a trip to one of the county’s stunning beaches. Whether you are looking for a beach to soak up the sun, build sandcastles, fly a kite, wear the kids out, take a paddle, walk the dog or enjoy a romantic stroll, there are plenty of choices and terrains in Norfolk. From vast sandy stretches to rock pools and dunes, breath in the fresh sea air and enjoy Norfolk’s unspoilt coastline.
There are many beautiful gardens to visit across Norfolk that can offer visitors inspiration for planting and designing their own garden. Enjoy classic formal gardens such as those at Blickling Hall and Felbrigg Hall to more contemporary styles such as East Ruston Gardens and the gardens at Pensthorpe Natural Park; there is a garden for every conceivable taste and style in Norfolk.
Are you wondering where’s the best place to stay in Norfolk? There is a vast range of holiday accommodation in Norfolk, from luxury boutique hotels, B&B accommodation, campsites, holiday river cruisers, and holiday parks to inns and pubs, self-catering cottages and hostels. Whatever type of accommodation you are looking for, you are sure to find it in Norfolk. Choose from coastal destinations, riverside settings, quaint market towns to country retreats and city centre locations – Norfolk has holiday accommodation to suit every conceivable taste and budget.
If you were born and raised in Norfolk, you might know many of the following Norfolk facts. However, some are quite obscure; how many are you familiar with?
Norfolk is not widely recognised as a grape growing region, with wheat, barley and sugar beet more commonly grown. However, Norfolk does have the climate to produce some delicious award-winning wines, especially still whites, so you may like to consider buying a Norfolk produced wine when you next replenish your wine rack.
Swimming is a great way to improve fitness, burn calories, tone up and relax. It is a low impact exercise meaning there is less risk of injury, it will improve flexibility and is great for rehabilitation. It’s also a fun activity that the whole family can enjoy together and learning to swim is an important life skill.