A charming and historic coastal village in North Norfolk, Blakeney is located within the within the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the North Norfolk Heritage Coast, and is a wonderful place for a holiday, or to explore on a Norfolk day out. I’ve spent many sunny days exploring the village and surrounding areas, and my Blakeney travel guide has all the information you need to plan a fantastic trip!
The beautiful landscape of Norfolk is perfect for walking. Richly agricultural and low lying, with huge skies and dramatic moments, Norfolk is ideal for walkers who enjoy exploring and easy walking in natural surroundings. I’ve put together a guide of my favourite walks in Norfolk, to help you decide where to go.
A highlight on the western edge of the Norfolk coast near King’s Lynn, Norfolk Lavender has been a holiday-maker’s favourite since 1932. Wandering the fragrant fields is a real treat, especially when the plants are in bloom in summer. Find out all you need to know about visiting Norfolk Lavender in my visitors guide.
There are a scores of colourful wooden beach huts in Norfolk, dotting the beaches and promenades of the beautiful coastline, providing a picturesque and practical backdrop to any Norfolk holiday. In this round-up of beach huts in Norfolk, I’ll be sharing all the best beach hut spots, how to rent a beach hut, and the do’s and don’t of using a beach hut, to help you get the most from your beach holiday in Norfolk.
Did you know that Norfolk has some of the largest common and grey seal colonies in the United Kingdom? Around half of the world’s grey seals live around the British Coast, and Norfolk is one of the best places to see these curious and charismatic marine mammals. If you’re planning a trip and wondering how and where to see seals in Norfolk, then I’ve got all the information you need on the best places to see seals in Norfolk, plus plenty of local’s tips that you won’t find in other guides, for an amazing Norfolk seal experience!
Where do I start with my love affair with the Norfolk coast? This beautiful ever-changing coastline stretches from the muddy esturial waters of the Wash to Hopton-on-Sea, right where Norfolk’s county boundaries head inland. In this post I hope to share some of my love for the area, along with some great ideas about how to explore the Norfolk coast.
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.
Crabbing is a favourite family activity when holidaying in North Norfolk, and it doesn’t get much better than crabbing in Cromer. With the backdrop of pretty Cromer and its fabulous beach, crabbing from Cromer Pier is a lot of fun for the whole family. Find out everything you need to know about Cromer crabbing in my guide, where I share everything I learned about crabbing as a child, and that I taught my kids too!
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 must-do things in Hunstanton and the surrounding area will help you plan your trip, so here are my top Hunstanton highlights…
Wells-next-the-Sea is a lively harbour town in North Norfolk’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Known simply as Wells, it is one of North Norfolk’s top seaside towns and makes a perfect base for a Norfolk holiday or day out. This round-up of the must-do things in Wells-next-the-Sea and the surrounding area will help you plan your trip.