Places to Visit in Norfolk
Holkham Hall and Estate Grand Palladian mansion in Norfolk
Sandringham Estate The Norfolk retreat of HM The Queen.
Blickling Hall Country House
Felbrigg Hall Country House
Houghton Hall Country House
Walsingham Religious sites
Norfolk Lavender Farm
North Norfolk Steam Railway www.nnrailway.co.uk
Steam train journeys from Sheringham Station to Holt.
The Thursford Collection www.thursford.com
Unique collection of mechanical organs, Wurlitzer and fairground rides.
Sea Life Aquarium, Hunstanton www.sealsanctuary.co.uk
Recommended by previous guests with young children – extensive sea life aquaria. Open 10 am.
The Splash Leisure Complex Sheringham
Will Alsop designed swimming pool with wave machine and waterslide. Refreshments available from Mr Fitt’s Café Bar.
Dinosaur Adventure Park www.dinosauradventure.co.uk
Most of our regular visitors with small children say this is a must. Life-size dinosaurs – 9 miles from Norwich, off the A1067.
Seal Trips www.norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk
Available from Morston and Blakeney, depending on tide times and weather conditions.
Crab fishing and racing
Burnham Overy Staithe quayside – check tide times. Fishing lines available from the boathouse shop.
Gressenhall Rural Life Museum
Part under cover, recently extended and refurbished. Educational and fun. 4 years upwards.
Shire Horse Centre West Runton Stables, Cromer
Farm museum with lots of working horses and also British pony breeds. If you’re lucky there may be foals as well… also film and video shows.
Castle Acre Priory
One of the largest and best preserved monastic sites in England www.english-heritage.org.uk
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts Art
Modern art is exhibited alongside beautiful hisorical objects collected from across the world at the University of East Anglia, Norwich www.scva.org.uk
BeWILDerwood Adventure park www.bewilderwood.co.uk
Norwich Castle www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk
Norwich Cathedral www.cathedral.org.uk
The Mustard Shop Museum www.colmansmustardshop.com
Royal Air Force Air Defence Radar Museum Cold war operations room www.radarmuseum.co.uk
The Forum events, exhibitions, library and shops www.theforumnorwich.co.uk
Dragon Hall Grade 1 listed building www.dragonhall.org
Eaton Park large park in Norwich with sites of special historic interest and many sport and leisure facilities.
Queenies Tradional sweet shop in King Lynn www.queeniessweetshop.co.uk
Holkham National Nature Reserve www.holkham.co.uk/naturereserve
The Lord Nelson The local pub of England's famous sea hero, Burnham Thorpe www.nelsonslocal.co.uk