Why Norfolk?

If you've come to learn about England's incredible history and heritage then visiting Norfolk is a great place to start. There's ancient ruins, mighty castles, medieval street, and stunning stately homes. Step back in time and follow the footsteps of the past. Norfolk is also home to many museums that showcase exhibitions on Norfolk's fascinating history as well as the UK's. Norwich's Cathedral is architecturally magnificent building that will leave you speechless.

Nature & Wildlife

Norfolk's landscape breathtaking and is made up of grasslands, wetlands, marshlands and farmland and a coastline. It's the perfect place to put on your walking boots or take to two wheels and explore. There's also plenty of bridleways so you take a horse ride and explore the region.

With such a diverse countryside and landscape, Norfolk has an abundance of wildlife and plant life. The Norfolk Wildlife Trust, RSPB and National Trust work together in protecting the area and if you want a great day out then a visit to their reserves are a must.

If you're on a family holiday then there is also the chance to meet the animals at many of Norfolk's farms and rescue centres. With so much to discover and learn the whole family will have a great time when visiting Norfolk!

The Coast

Norfolk's coast is classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with incredible sand dunes and salt marshes. It's a stunning area and one that must be explored when visiting Norfolk. It's worth going to the highest points in Norfolk that are located near Sherringham on the coast. With fantastic views and breathtaking views, you won't be disappointed.


With a brilliant coastline, marshlands and grasslands, Norfolk is perfect for walking and there are trails and footpaths across the county. There are trails for the more experienced walkers or ones suitable for those who want a more relaxing stroll or with the family.

For those who have come to discover Norfolk on foot, trails to follow include Peddars Way, and ancient path that connects to the Norfolk Coast Path National Trail. It is 93 miles long and follows a Roman road to Holme-next-the-Sea, then the coastline to Cromer pier. It is a truly magnificent way to see Norfolk's beauty

But those who don't want to do the long distance there's plenty of smaller trails on offer. Please visit Norfolk County Council's Countryside Access website for more information.


Norfolk is great place to explore on The Broads. If you want to get off the trails and view the landscape from the water there's plenty of opportunities to do so. You can hire boats and row yourselves along The Broads or take boat trip and sit back and relax and enjoy Norfolk's incredible nature.

The best place to find out information about all the trips, rivers and broads is The Broads Authority.


If you're a keen cyclist and feel like really exploring the region, Norfolk has many coastal paths and trails on offer. With so much to do and see cycling is a great way to get around and gives the perfect change to discover Norfolk's beauty.

Visitors should take a look at the Sustrans National Cycle Network ,which passes through and is safe and accessible for all riders. The network covers much of the UK and most of the routes are away from cars and traffic. The routes go through country paths, old railway lines, forests and bridleways as well as quiet country lanes and roads.

Horse Riding

Another great way to discover Norfolk is on horseback. With vast coastline and beaches, Norfolk provides the perfect terrain for horse riding. Like with walking and cycling there's plenty of routes and bridleways on offer that suit all levels of ability.

Arts & Crafts

Norfolk is a vibrant county full of culture and entertainment. Home to many galleries including the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norfolk showcases some exceptional art from artists across the county, UK and abroad. As well as the larger galleries there is also many smaller galleries exhibiting upcoming arts and hidden gems.

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