Wonderful West Norfolk is a place of unspoilt beauty, where you can experience the countryside at its best. The natural beauty of West Norfolk will have you mesmerised and you are sure to want to come back again and again.
Heritage and Vintage Charm
Norfolk is rich in heritage, from its maritime history to its roots in the Norman invasions there is lots of information to be sought for history buffs and lovers of all things British. Royalists will enthuse at a visit to Sandringham and its adjoining museum and for lovers of stately homes, Holkham Hall is a must see attraction in West Norfolk. King Lynn custom house allows visitors to explore the maritime history of Norfolk, where you can learn about famous mariners, Vancouver and Nelson. The Custom House is also home to Kings Lynn tourist information centre, where you can pick up a catalogue of things to do and special events that are in during your stay.
Fans of the seaside will enjoy a trip to the seaside town of Hunstanton, with its vintage holiday feel and fun activities for all of the family. The beaches here are some of the bets in the UK and the coastline is simply stunning. In summer, families can enjoy long days at the beach, swimming in the sea, crabbing and building sandcastles and in winter you can enjoy long brisk walks along the coastline and nature trails.
The Great Outdoors
Downham Market is an idyllic town to base yourself at, if you are planning to explore West Norfolk’s great array of wildlife and outdoor space. A designated ‘Area of Outstanding Beauty,’ Norfolk is a go-to destination for birdwatchers, fishermen and nature enthusiasts, as well as those just wanting to get away from it all. Enjoy long walks across marshland and the wild West Norfolk coastline or head out on a boat for a spot of seal spotting at Blakeney Point. Whatever outdoor activity you choose, you are sure to go home feeling relaxed and invigorated by this wonderful place. There are plenty of opportunities to stay fit as you explore Norfolk, with high quality cycling, walking and horse riding routes, that will help you hunt out the regions treasures. After a long day outdoors, you can snuggle up in one of the many cosy pubs that Norfolk has to offer and have a chat to the warm and friendly locals.
With plenty of shopping opportunities plus great restaurants, serving local seasonal food, you are sure to be spoiled when you visit West Norfolk.