Norfolk is such an eclectic county, with so much to do and see. From the tranquil Norfolk Broads and rolling sand dunes backing huge beaches, to traditional seaside resorts, fascinating history, lively towns and cities, and a foodie scene to die for… there’s plenty of Norfolk attractions to keep you busy in this idyllic corner of the UK. Here’s my absolute favourite things to do in Norfolk, to help you work out how to spend your time in the county.
A lively seaside town in Norfolk, Great Yarmouth makes for an action-packed day out and holiday destination. With its famous Pleasure Beach, amusements and attractions, there’s lots to keep the whole family busy. I’m sharing all the best things to do in Great Yarmouth, to help you get started with your trip planning.
Located on the River Great Ouse, King’s Lynn is a mere 4 miles from the mud flats and inner tidal banks of the Wash, a broad multiple estuary where Norfolk meets Lincolnshire and both border the North Sea. There is no King’s Lynn Beach but In my guide, I’ll share with you all the best beaches within easy reach of King’s Lynn plus information about parking and facilities, and lots of top tips for an amazing beach day.
Nestled in a corner of West Norfolk is the historic port and market town of King’s Lynn. With a rich Hanseatic past, streets and squares lined with period architecture and bustling marketplaces and quays, King’s Lynn is a Norfolk town well worth visiting. This round-up of all the best things to do in King’s Lynn and the surrounding area of West Norfolk, plus recommendations for places to stay and where to eat, will help you plan the perfect King’s Lynn trip.
Hunstanton is a lively resort town in beautiful West Norfolk. Known locally as ‘sunny Hunny’, Hunstanton is one of Norfolk’s top seaside towns and makes a perfect base for a Norfolk holiday or day out. This round-up of all the best things to do in Hunstanton and the surrounding area plus recommendations for places to stay and where to eat will help you plan your next trip. Here are my top Hunstanton highlights.
It’s no surprise that Norwich is known as one of the best small cities in the world. Packed with fascinating history, medieval architecture and top attractions, Norwich makes a fantastic destination for a day out or a short city break. This round-up of all the must-do things in Norwich and the surrounding area plus recommendations for places to stay and where to eat will help you plan your next trip. Here are my top Norwich highlights.
As the leaves start to fall and the nights grow longer, Halloween is just around the corner, and if you’re looking for some spooky fun in Norfolk, you’re in for a treat. I’m sharing the best spooky Norfolk Halloween events this October. From haunted houses to ghost tours, there’s something for everyone, so grab your costume and get ready for a frightful night!
Norfolk’s long 84 miles of North Sea coast and its eastern location that is not on the way to anywhere else give the county its unique and slightly isolated feel. If you like windswept beaches, huge skies, mesmerising fens and meandering rivers, then Norfolk has all that in abundance. Along with the historic capital city of Norwich and traditional seaside resorts, Norfolk is well worth the journey.