Norfolk & Norwich Tourist Attractions
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. For those with an interest in history, Norfolk has many museums, including Norwich Castle and Keep. For the younger visitor, there is a zoo, wildlife parks and centres, as well as many other attractions to keep children of all ages entertained for hours.
For the railway enthusiast, Norfolk has a full-sized steam railway, a narrow-gauge heritage railway that runs through nine miles of beautiful countryside and an eleven mile ride which links two of Norfolk’s towns using heritage diesel railcars. There is also a steam museum which houses large and small engines, traction engines and a large Victorian steam roundabout. Norfolk also has its own greyhound and horse-racing stadiums as well as amusements for those partial to a flutter.
Norfolk has something for everybody; you will find that there is so much to see and do you will want to come back time and time again. To select an attraction, use the left hand navigation or the map below.
One of the driest and sunniest counties in the country, Norfolk does still have its fair share of rainy days. When the weather is wet, gloomy and cold, there is still plenty of fun to be had in Norfolk and here is our pick of the best……...
RAF Air Defence Radar Museum, Near RRH Neatishead, Horning, Norfolk, NR12 8YB
Having a Norfolk Museums pass allows you to explore ten Norfolk museums with unlimited admissions. Prices start at just £34.20 for the whole year, making them great value for money.
You can’t beat live music and in Norfolk there are some great music venues; from large open-air concerts to pubs offering more intimate experiences. Whatever your preferred genre, you are sure to find some live music at one of these Norfolk music venues.
If you are interested in greyhound racing, motor racing or are looking for a party venue, Yarmouth Stadium in Caister is where you need to head.
Explore the glories of the restored chapel building after the museum's £1 million re-development. Until August 2007 enjoy a fascinating exhibition, 'The Changing Face of Lynn', which charts the story of the town over the last 200 years. From September 2007, discover the 'West Norfolk Story' through a series of major new displays. In early 2008, wander through the new 'Seahenge Gallery' and admire the 4000 year old Bronze Age timber circle.
Broadland Cycle Hire
Discover the unique countryside of the Norfolk Broads with Broadland Cycle Hire. Take a bike or tandem alongside winding rivers, woodlands, fens and pastures. Enjoy views of green and golden countryside, flint-built cottages, thatched churches and glimpses of glinting water and white sails on the horizon....
Redwings Horse Sanctuary
Redwings Visitor Centre is at Caldecott Hall, Great Yarmouth which is in East Norfolk. You can meet the rescued ponies, horses and donkeys either there or at the Redwings Rescue Centre at Stonham Barns near Stowmarket. Special events are organised throughout the year and there is a lot to see and do at both centres.