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Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach

Pleasure Beach Gardens, South Beach Parade, Great Yarmouth, UK

Marina Centre – Aqua Play

Marina Centre, Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 2ER, UK

InflataZone – Marina Centre

Marina Centre, Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 2ER, UK

Clip n’ Climb – Marina Centre

Marina Centre, Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 2ER, UK

Hirsty’s Family Fun Park

Great, Yarmouth Rd, Hemsby, Great Yarmouth NR29 4NL, UK

Banham Zoo

Banham Zoo, Kenninghall Road, Banham, Norwich NR16 2HE, UK

High Altitude

91 Whiffler Road, Norwich, UK

Norwich Cathedral

65 The Close, Norwich NR1 4DH, UK

Redwings Horse Sanctuary

Spa Lane, Aylsham, Norwich, UK

The Bug Parc

Nowhere Lane, Whitwell, Reepham, Norwich, UK

Sea Life – Hunstanton

SEA LIFE Hunstanton, Seagate Road, Hunstanton, Norfolk PE36 5BH, UK

Sea Life – Great Yarmouth

SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth, Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk NR30 3AH, UK

Whitwell & Reepham Railway

The Whitwell & Reepham Railway, Whitwell Road, Whitwell, Reepham, Norwich, UK

Strikes Dereham

Strikes Bowl, Station Road, Dereham, UK

North Norfolk Railway

North Norfolk Railway, Sheringham, UK

Norfolk Snowsports Club

Norfolk Snowsports Club, Whitlingham Lane, Trowse Newton, Norwich, UK

Hunstanton Watersports

Hunstanton Watersports, North Promenade, Hunstanton, UK

Eaton Park

Eaton Park, South Park Avenue, Norwich, UK

Congo Rapids Jurassic Adventure Golf

Congo Rapids Jurassic Adventure Golf, Dunham Road, Easton, Norwich, UK

Combat Paintball

Combat Paintball Ltd, Thetford Road, Garboldisham, Diss, UK

Bewilderwood Norfolk

Bewilderwood, Horning Road, Hoveton, Norwich, UK

Sandringham House

Sandringham House, Sandringham, UK

Houghton Hall Walled Garden

Houghton Hall & Gardens Norfolk, Bircham Rd, King's Lynn, UK

Elizabethan House Museum

National Trust - Elizabethan House Museum, South Quay, Great Yarmouth, UK

Farmer Fred’s Adventure Play Barn

Farmer Fred's Adventure Play Barn, Lynn Road, Heacham, King's Lynn, UK

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, Great Yarmouth, UK

Information about Norfolk

Set in the East of England, Norfolk stands as a captivating county that encapsulates the essence of rural beauty, historic richness, and a plethora of activities to suit all preferences. Bordered by the North Sea to the north and east, Norfolk boasts an extensive coastline adorned with sandy beaches, picturesque marshlands, and charming seaside towns.

At the heart of Norfolk lies the historic city of Norwich, a cultural hub with a mediaeval past. The iconic Norwich Cathedral, with its stunning architecture and towering spire, dominates the skyline, while the Norwich Castle, a mediaeval fortress turned museum, offers a fascinating journey through the county’s history. The cobbled streets of Elm Hill, lined with timber-framed buildings, provide a delightful backdrop for exploration.

Norfolk’s expansive countryside unfolds with a mosaic of landscapes, including the tranquil Norfolk Broads, a network of navigable rivers and lakes. Boasting serene waterways, abundant wildlife, and quaint waterside villages, the Broads offer an idyllic setting for boat trips, birdwatching, and leisurely walks. The Thetford Forest, a sprawling woodland, provides opportunities for outdoor activities such as cycling and hiking.

The coastline of Norfolk is adorned with charming seaside towns and villages. Wells-next-the-Sea, with its colourful beach huts and sweeping sandy beaches, is a classic British seaside destination. Cromer, famous for its pier and delectable Cromer crab, offers a perfect blend of traditional seaside charm and coastal beauty.

Norfolk’s cultural scene is vibrant, with numerous events and festivals throughout the year. The Norfolk and Norwich Festival showcases a diverse array of arts, music, and performances, while the King’s Lynn Festival celebrates classical music and the arts in the historic town of King’s Lynn.

There are lots of things to do in Norfolk. Nature enthusiasts can explore the RSPB reserves at Titchwell and Snettisham, home to a variety of bird species. History buffs can immerse themselves in the stories of Sandringham House, the private residence of the British royal family, and the mediaeval town of King’s Lynn.

Norfolk’s traditional market towns, such as Fakenham and Aylsham, provide a taste of rural life with their markets, independent shops, and welcoming community atmosphere. The county’s culinary scene showcases local produce, including the renowned Norfolk turkey and regional cheeses, providing a gastronomic delight for food enthusiasts.

Situated on the Norfolk coast, the bustling seaside town of Great Yarmouth adds an extra layer of excitement, with its vibrant promenade, traditional amusements, and lively atmosphere, offering visitors even more options for exploration and entertainment.

In essence, Norfolk invites visitors to embrace a harmonious blend of natural beauty, historic charm, and an array of activities that define its unique character. With its diverse landscapes, cultural treasures, and the promise of “lots of things to do,” Norfolk ensures that every visit unfolds as a delightful journey through a county where rural tranquillity meets coastal allure.

 

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