Top 10 Places To Visit In Norfolk


Set in the heart of Norfolk, Norwich stands proudly as the most complete mediaeval city in England. With its streets lined with tudor-style buildings, impressive architecture and a vibrant cultural scene, it's a city bursting with life. Boasting a magnificent cathedral, towering castle and winding cobbled streets straight out of a storybook, Norwich effortlessly blends the old and new. From its bustling markets, to its lively arts scene and picturesque riverside walks, there’s always something exciting happening here. Whether you’re strolling through the historic lanes, immersing yourself in its vibrant culture or enjoying a spot of shopping at its independent boutiques & high street stores, Norwich has something for everyone.


Famous for its wide open beaches, delicious Cromer crab and home to the country’s last surviving ‘End of the Pier’ pavilion theatre, Cromer is the ultimate destination for exploring the North Norfolk coastline. Just off shore, the reef serves as a fishing ground for the local delicacy of Cromer crab, a star in the town's many restaurants. Featuring a wide range of cafes, restaurants, shops & attractions, including the RNLI Henry Blogg museum, Amazona zoo & the Royal Cromer Golf Club, Cromer promises a colourful variety of experiences for every visitor.

Wroxham & The Norfolk Broads:

Renowned for its breath taking natural beauty, peaceful waterways and rich wildlife, The Broads are a must see destination! Crowned as the capital of the Broads, Wroxham is a pretty village on the banks of the River Bure and the central hub of boating activities. From renting your own boat to joining a guided tour, the opportunities to explore the many waterways in this unique landscape are endless. 


Nestled on the North Norfolk coast, Holt’s fine 18th Century Georgian buildings make it one of the prettiest market towns in the region. With a variety of galleries, cafes, boutiques and book shops along the high street & tucked away in charming courtyards & alleyways there’s always something delightful to discover! Surrounded by beautiful parks including Holt Country Park, it's the perfect place to cycle, walk, spot wildlife & truly immerse yourself in nature. 

Holkham Hall & beaches

Close to the North Norfolk coast, spans the impressive 25,000 acre estate Holkham Hall. With vast parklands where deer roam freely, stunning Palladian style architecture, pretty lakes and historic monuments such as the Obelisk, this is not one to miss. On the nature reserve you’ll find a jaw-dropping expanse of sandy beaches framed by sand dunes and pine forests. The reserve is nearly 9,160 acres where you can explore the rare habitats of the salt marshes and grazing marshes. When you need a break from all the exploring, pop into the visitor centre for some refreshments - the perfect pit stop to refuel for more adventures!


Fancy a royal day out? Sandringham Palace & Estate sprawled across 19,500 acres of land, has been home to the royals since the 1860s. Surrounded by traditional carrstone houses & beautifully landscaped gardens, it's a real hit with tourists. The royal parkland has 2 way marked trails through woodland and impressive gardens where you can roam freely and discover the estates' fascinating history! 

Great Yarmouth:

If you enjoy seaside entertainment Great Yarmouth is the place to be. With the buzzing arcades along the promenade, rides & attractions on the seafront, adventure golf and a sea life centre, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Don’t miss out on catching a show at the hippodrome circus! Featuring 2 piers, endless stretches of sandy beaches and a vibrant mix of restaurants this is a great seaside town to visit. It’s also the proud home of our fantastic partners Lacons - brewing up Norfolk's finest ales!

Wells Next The Sea:

If you love all things food, Wells is where you should be! This quaint harbour town has a wide range of places to eat to suit all palettes, from fine dining to delicatessens to fresh seafood from local eateries, you can dive into a sea of delicious flavours! Explore the iconic colourful beach huts, stroll along the sweeping sandy beaches and visit the bustling harbour with great spots for crabbing. Don’t miss the chance to hop aboard the harbour train for a scenic ride out to Holkham bay where you can enjoy incredible views of the harbour and coastline.

Blickling Hall:

An historic country house set in the beautiful countryside of Norfolk, Blickling Hall is known for its Jacobean architecture, landscaped gardens, and rich history. With various walking trails through woodlands and along the lake, you’ll experience rural Norfolk at its finest. Once home to the Boleyn family, this estate is not only rich in history but also houses a remarkable collection of art, furniture and rare books. Explore the grand interior and look out for various events and activities held throughout the year. 


In the heart of Norfolk lies Wymondham, a vibrant market town steeped in history. Traditional buildings line quaint streets and at its centre, the magnificent Abbey, a timeless landmark standing tall for over 900 years. Visit the timbered mediaeval 14th century, Green Dragon pub and explore the mix of independent cafes, bakeries & boutique shops, each offering a unique slice of local life.