Norfolk has it all when it comes to accommodation from grand hotels, guest houses and self catering cottages, to motor cruisers, caravans and campsites. Whatever your preference or budget, Norfolk has something suitable for everyone.
Norfolk is bursting with entertainment, with so many places to visit. For those seeking peace and tranquility there are magnificent stately homes and halls, all with spectacular gardens.
Norfolk has over 650 villages, all with their own individual character.This section gives you information on accommodation, eating establishments and tourist attractions relevant to the selected village, as well as photographs.
Gone are the days when a farm shop was just a makeshift shed selling own-reared meat and surplus fruit and vegetables. Today they have become destinations, offering a wide selection of produce from many different local producers, from fruit and veg, meat, pies, fish, local honey and conserves, bread and cakes, coffee, oil, free range eggs and cheeses to local handmade crafts and locally produced beer, wine and spirits. Some have on-site restaurants and cafés, Pick Your Own fields and garden centres and plant sales.
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 clearly a beer loving county, with over 50 breweries at the last count. From large award-winning breweries to small microbreweries, Norfolk has them all.
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.
Norfolk has a great variety of theatres dotted across the county, from the impressive Theatre Royal in Norwich, to smaller, more intimate venues.