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Local Attractions

The Norfolk Broads – Wroxham

With so many ways to enjoy The Norfolk Broads you will find yourself spoilt for choice when deciding the best way to take to the water. With numerous river and boat trips to choose from or the chance to sail back in time, there is something for all ages and abilities when boating in Norfolk. Photo by Naomi Lowry.   Read more....

Welney Wetland Centre

Get closer to nature and sample the calm of 1000 acres of internationally important wetland.  Encounter thousands of wintering wildfowl along with migratory swans at our daily swan feeds.  In summer discover breeding birds, dragonflies and wildflowers or explore with family pond-dipping and trails. Read more....

Gooderstone Water Gardens

These six enchanting acres of sparkling ponds and waterways offer relaxing walks among mature trees, fine shrubs, lush waterside plantings and colourful borders. There are plenty of places to sit and admire the views. If you follow the nature trail you may spot kingfishers from the hide.   Only 7 miles from Woodstock. www.gooderstonewatergardens.co.uk Read more....

Church Farm – Stow Bardolph

A great family day out - whatever the weather. Lots of rare breed farm animals to see and pet. Indoor and outdoor play areas including an indoor tree house, ride on tractors, giant undercover sandpit, tractor rides, guided nature walks, animal encounter sessions, gift shop and tea room. www.churchfarmstowbardolph.co.uk Read more....

Sandringham

The Royal family’s country retreat in Norfolk, with the principal ground floor apartments open to the public, 60 acres of stunning gardens and the fascinating museum of Royal vehicles and mementoes.  The visitor centre is open all year featuring home-made cooking, unusual gifts and estate-grown produce. Many events are held at Sandringham throughout the year such as the Game & Country Fair, Flower show, and Christmas Fair. Read more....

Hunstanton

The Victorian seaside town of Hunstanton is known for its unique striped chalk cliffs and magnificent sunsets hence it’s nick name Sunny Hunny. A day at the seaside is fantastic fun for the whole family, whatever your age. Here at Hunstanton you can enjoy all the traditional seaside attractions, such as donkey rides, a stroll along the promenade, an icecream on Hunstanton green, building a sand castle on the beach and having fun at the amusements and rides at the fun fair. There are many shops Read more....

Blakeney Point

Blakeney Point, within Blakeney National Nature Reserve, is a four-mile-long sand and shingle spit. Sand dunes have formed over hundreds of years on the shingle ridge and form a rare habitat for unusual plants, insects, birds and seals.  Enjoy a ferry trip departing from Morston Quay to Blakeney Point where plenty of wildlife can be seen including many seals basking in the sun. Ferrys usually run daily over the summer months and some trips offer the chance to visit the Lifeboat House. Read more....

Wells-next-the-sea

Located between Holkham Beach and Blakeney Point, lies the harbour town of Wells-next-the-Sea.  Wells is a traditional fishing port with a number of quaint shops, country pubs, eateries and art galleries. Many visitors choose the quay wall to sit and enjoy their fish and chips while looking out to sea.   A miniature steam railway runs from the town to the stunning sandy beach.  Wells beach is known for its novelty colourful beach huts and a large pinewood backdrop.  Wells holds various Read more....

Holkham Beach

Holkham beach is one of the most unspoilt and beautiful stretches of sand in the country and has just been voted ‘Best Beach in the UK’ in a survey of travel writers.  Behind the shoreline lies a semi-circular basin, which, at very high tides, rapidly fills to form a spectacular shallow lagoon. Holkham Beach is also part of one of the largest National Nature Reserves in the country. It is managed by Natural England in partnership with the Holkham Estate and is home to many rare species of Read more....

Oxburgh Hall

Built by the Bedingfeld family in the 15th century, they have lived here ever since. Inside, the family’s Catholic history is revealed, complete with a secret priest’s hole which you can crawl inside.  See the astonishing needlework by Mary, Queen of Scots, and the private chapel, built with reclaimed materials. Outside, you can enjoy panoramic views from the gatehouse roof and follow the woodcarving trails in the gardens and woodlands. Many events are held throughout the year. Only 6 Read more....