South Norfolk & Waveney Valley

South Norfolk & Waveney Valley

The River Waveney defines the Suffolk and Norfolk border for much of its length, while the Waveney Valley forms part each county. In both, the valley presents rolling countryside and charming old market towns. The lovely towns of Diss and Harleston are on the southernmost part of Norfolk, while the […]

King’s Lynn & West Norfolk: Where Charm and Beauty Meet

King’s Lynn & West Norfolk: Where Charm and Beauty Meet

If West Norfolk were a recipe, it would have many ingredients. This delightful area of Norfolk spans over 550 square miles. It’s loaded with charming towns, barely touched nature reserves, fabulous beaches, magical Fens and stunning landscapes. King’s Lynn King’s Lynn is one of Norfolk’s delights. Whether you’re enjoying a […]

Broadland and the Broads: An Area Worth Escaping To

Broadland and the Broads: An Area Worth Escaping To

With all that Norfolk offers—and that’s a lot—the county is probably best known for The Broads. This national park boasts more than 120 miles of navigable waterways and is 117 square miles in size. It features an amazing complex of rivers, lakes, meres and dykes and covers an area in […]

North Norfolk: For Wildlife Watching & Railway Rides

North Norfolk: For Wildlife Watching & Railway Rides

Wildlife is especially abundant in North Norfolk, but that’s only part of its attractiveness. Uncrowded, natural beaches stretch for miles along its northern edge, and there’s plenty to discover inland. Birdwatching If you’re so inclined, there is good birdwatching to be had in many parts of Norfolk, but this is […]

Travel Guide to Breckland and the Thetford Forest

Travel Guide to Breckland and the Thetford Forest

Thetford Forest is 47,000 acres in extent, and is the UK’s largest coniferous lowland forest under the Forestry Commission. It straddles the Suffolk-Norfolk border and was once part of the larger Breckland area of Norfolk. However planting the forest in 1914 destroyed much of the earlier Breckland habitat of gorse […]

Norwich: a Medieval Gem

Norwich: a Medieval Gem

Norwich is arguably the best-preserved medieval city in the UK. The prosperous wool trade of the Middle Ages funded a proliferation of impressive architecture, especially churches, to the extent that you’ll find more of them here than in any other city of north-western Europe. A lively, bustling place, Norwich is […]

Greater Yarmouth: Fun For All The Family

Greater Yarmouth: Fun For All The Family

A much-visited area of Norfolk is Greater Yarmouth, which includes the energetic seaside town of Great Yarmouth as well as the calmer resort of Gorleston-on-Sea. North of Yarmouth and Gorleston is Hemsby Beach, which, like Yarmouth, is a traditional seaside town with funfairs and amusement arcades. Great Yarmouth Great Yarmouth […]

Try Your Luck in Norfolk’s Casinos & Arcades

Try Your Luck in Norfolk’s Casinos & Arcades

Though Norfolk is mostly an area of quaint old market towns, picturesque villages and unspoilt scenery, it’s still possible to find a little casino-style action if you know where to look. And of course, there are plenty of places offering traditional one-armed bandits and video slot machines. On this page, […]