The East coast county of Norfolk is one of the most breathtaking areas of the UK. With miles and miles of low lying open space, a trip to Norfolk will give you an amazing sense of freedom. Framed by a stunning coastline, there is miles of beaches and seaside resorts to enjoy, as well as forests, salt marshes and acres of countryside.
See Amazing Wildlife
Due the varying terrains of the county, Norfolk is a playground for many species of wildlife. In summer the wetlands and marshes encourages butterflies, amphibians and reptiles and in winter you can spot an abundance of beautiful birds. The highlight of the wildlife scene in Norfolk, however, has to be the unique opportunity to see seals. The region is the best chance you will get in the Uk to spot these wonderful creatures. With tours available throughout winter, you can wrap up warm and take an adventure into the wild. Don’t miss out on visiting The Broads, for 125 miles of landscape that has the ultimate wow factor.
Experience the Joy of the Seaside
Seaside resorts, such as great Yarmouth and Cromer are loved by families up and down the country. Whilst the weather can be unpredictable at certain times of the year, you can generally experience a warm summer. Go crabbing or swim at blue flag beaches, visit the arcades or take a donkey ride, in fact Norfolk has it all when it comes to family holidays. If you want to get away from the beach for a day or two, there are plenty of indoor attractions, such as Norwich Castle and the Time and Tide museum plus dozens of stately homes for you to wonder at.
Enter Food Heaven
Norfolk residents pride themselves on sustainability, with a high focus on animal welfare and the origins of food. The North Sea brings in the best fish you can find, that can be eaten with the wonderful samphire picked from the salt marshes. Cromer crab is a speciality, as is Norfolk turkey and the many other products made by artisans all over the county. As you travel around Norfolk you will stumble upon many independent shops and restaurants as the region strives to keep trade as local as possible.
Norfolk folk know how to celebrate their county, with a host of events and fairs throughout the year. The Norfolk Food and Drink Festival and The Movable feast showcase the best in food and local produce whilst the Norfolk and Norwich Festival brings together all that is good about the regions, with stalls, entertainment shows, music and arts programmes that showcase the best business and community organisations on the area.
Norfolk is a truly unique place where you will find amazing landscapes, innovative businesses and the friendliness of locals to make your holiday a truly special one.