Top 40 things to do in Norfolk, England

London and England are very popular tourist destinations, but very few people who visit London leave to explore the rest of the UK. Around three hours from London is a beautiful county called Norfolk. Norfolk is predominantly surrounded by coastline and agricultural land, providing the perfect location for a number of water based activities as well as countryside scenery.

  • Spend the day at Blakeney Point, taking a boat trip to see the famous seals or walk along the marshes
  • Eat fish and chips whilst walking through the beautiful town of Sheringham
  • Catch a crab off Cromer Pier
  • Experience the Cromer Carnival festivities, the UK’s biggest carnival after Nottingham – Parades, activities and parties (August every year)
  • Spend the day at Sea Palling beach
  • Have lunch at a restaurant on the Norfolk Broads
  • Spend a day hiring a boat a drive around the incredible Norfolk Broads
  • Go sailing on Whitlingham Broads Education Centre
  • Visit the Queen’s Norfolk residence at Sandringham
  • Walk around the varsity gardens and lake at Blickling hall
  • Step back in time and discover Felbrigg Hall
  • Spend the day in Norfolk’s biggest city, Norwich
  • Visit the castle on the hill in Norwich
  • Watch a football match at Carrow Road, Norwich
  • Have afternoon tea at Biddy’s Tea Room’s in Aylsham
  • Take a walk around Holt
  • Have dinner at Zaks American Dinner
  • Enjoy the ride at Great Yarmouth pleasure beach
  • Discover the sea creatures at Great Yarmouth Sealife Centre
  • Take in the stunning views of Norwich Cathedral
  • Take a walk around the historic seaside town of Wells Next The Sea
  • Spend an evening watching the Thursford Christmas Show (Nov – Dec)
  • See the amazing animals at Banham Zoo
  • Take a step back in time walking around Elm Hill in Norwich
  • Have dinner by the river in Norwich’s Riverside
  • Spend a night partying in Norwich’s Prince of Wales Road, home to a number of bars and restaurants
  • Visit Norfolk’s town on the Broads in Wroxham
  • Experience the magic of Happisburgh Lighthouse
  • Watch the Cromer Pier Seaside Special ( Jun to Sept)
  • Watch Norwich’s famous Pantomime at the Theatre Royal Norwich (Dec – Jan)
  • Spend the afternoon shopping in one of Norwich’s two malls connected by a number of other stores.
  • Have a few drinks at the Gunton Arms a pub in the countryside
  • Visit the Muckleborough Military Collection 
  • Take a ride on one of Norfolk’s still functioning steam trains
  • Go Snow Skiing at Norwich’s Snow Sports Club 
  • Take a walk around the grounds of Wolterton Hall
  • Watch the fishermen launch their boats in Sheringham
  • Go water skiing at Bluebird Deaf Water Ski Club in Costessey
  • Buy a desert from Byfords cafe in Holt
  • Take a bike ride through the Norfolk countryside

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