Come to Norfolk and you’ll discover a county that is perfect for a short break or longer family holiday, an ancient part of the world where castles, cathedrals and diverse wildlife share the spoils. With its pristine beaches and idyllic rural villages; Norfolk is a county of contrasts and a truly memorable holiday destination.
Enjoy and explore the unspoilt North Norfolk coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with its undulating countryside, atmospheric salt flats and vast skies.
The Norfolk coast is a blend of stunning beaches and busy coastal towns. Brancaster, Wells, Cromer and Holkham are the more popular, our Best Beach Guide features some of our favourites.
As for “local experiences”, enjoy some fish and chips at the ever popular Hunstanton or ‘Gem of the Norfolk Coast’ Cromer. Childhood fun doesn’t get much better than crabbing from the quay at Wells-next-the-Sea or at Cromer Pier. You can even take a boat trip to see a seal colony at Blakeney Point.
Meanwhile, the rivers, lakes and windswept marshes of the Norfolk Broads National Park are an ideal location for hiring a boat and exploring the 125 miles of lock-free waterways.
The Broads are not only a special habitat, but one unique to Norfolk and the UK’s largest protected wetland. Supporting many different species from birds to mammals, the wildlife living on the Broads is richly varied and can often only be found in Norfolk.
With its open waterways and diverse ecosystems, the Broads provide the perfect mix of leisure and education. Whether you are exploring by land, water or both, there is plenty to do for all ages.
Discover the beautiful inland market towns of the Breckland countryside. Gently rolling with an abundance of woodland, farmland and narrow country lanes with grassy verges which are filled with wildflowers in the summer.
Breckland spans over 500 square miles of beautiful countryside, with 51 conservation areas ensuring that these unique village greens, historic buildings and ancient woodland remain protected.
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