Why Norfolk…?

There are endless things to do and hidden gems to discover in North Norfolk. With its vast beaches, picturesque undulating countryside and quaint flint built villages, North Norfolk is crammed full of activities for all the family all year round. Why not experiences the coastal landscape of marshland and salt flats at Brancaster Staithe, where you can sample mussels, crab, oysters and lobster from local restaurants, take in the local delicacies and do a spot of shopping in Burnham Market.
Should you wish to park the car the Coast Hopper bus will take you up and down North Norfolk’s beautiful coastline, giving the opportunity to enjoy all the sights from Kings Lynn to Cromer.

There are plenty of beaches and seaside towns to choose from, depending on your taste. Holkham Beach with its vast sand dunes is just a short distance from Wells-next-to-sea, with its colour beach huts, and of course there is never a shortage of the usual attractions at the likes of Heacham, Hunstanton, Brancaster, Blakeney, Cley, Salthouse, Sheringham or Cromer.

If a bit of history or culture is on your agenda, the region plays host to a selection of some of the most magnificent stately homes, including Blickling Hall, a stage for numerous concerts throughout the year, Holkham Hall and Houghton Hall are steeped in history and Morston Hall might be on the list if you fancy treating yourself to dinner at its Michelin-starred restaurant with a celebrity Chef.
A trip to Blakeney would give you the opportunity to see some of North Norfolk’s incredible array of wildlife. Home to common and grey seals, Blakeney has a pretty seafront, a wonderful windmill and amongst the flint built cottages, you will find shops selling pottery, smoked fish and second hand books. If you really want to shop of course, Holt is the destination. You’ll find a considerable choice of galleries and antiques, art and gift shops before picking up something for lunch in Larners Food Hall, or the highly regarded Byfords Cafe.

If you’re looking to be more active on holiday, then there is no shortage of activities. Enjoying one of hundreds of well known walks along the coastline or one of the regions country parks, go bicycling, horse-riding, canoeing. There is even clay pigeon shooting and archery, not to mention over 35 golf courses across the county. You can catch a crab in Cromer, go bird watching at Blakeney, spot royalty at Sandringham, go boating on the amazing Norfolk Broads or even go sailing at sea! There are gardens, wildlife parks, amusements, theatres, museums, even a racecourse!

Particular Hidden Gems that we can help you experience are Helicopter flights over the coast or Norfolk Broads, Steam Train rides, Seal Colony visits by boat, End of Pier shows and Stately Homes. We can help with directions to our amazing variety of places of interest, walks and high quality eating establishments across the County.


As you can see there are many things to do in Norfolk. Now all you need is a place to stay and why not one of Norfolk’s Hidden Gems!

Www.norfolkshiddengems.co.uk 

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