North Norfolk Seasonal Events
festivals, markets, events, exhibitions, Christmas fayres, railways, vintage fairs, vintage cars rallies
Below you can find a list of local seasonal events to help you plan your holiday or short break in our Luxury Holiday Cottages. If you want to organise your own special event, Cranmer's function room venue is available for booking and conveniently located among our luxury holiday cottages. Monthly and weekly local farmers market and crafts market are also listed on our events calendar.
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|February||Snowdrop Walk||Walsingham Abbey|
|March||Mothering Sunday||Felbrigg Hall|
|St Patricks day – National Hunt||Fakenham Races|
|Steam Gala||North Norfolk Railway|
|April/May||Day out in Norfolk||Pensthorpe|
|Point to Point||Fakenham Races|
|Attic Tours||Felbrigg Hall|
|May||National Hunt||Fakenham Racecourse|
|Thomas the Tank TBC||North Norfolk Railway|
|Murder Mystery Nights||North Norfolk Railway|
|Ladies Day Fences & Fashion||Fakenham Races|
|Jun/Jul/Aug||Attic Tours||Felbrigg Hall|
|June||Diesel Gala||North Norfolk Railway|
|July||Lobster Potty Festival||Sheringham|
|Transport Festival||North Norfolk Railway|
|Beer Festival/Poppy Line||North Norfolk Railway|
|Holkham Country Fair||Holkham Hall|
|Jazz and Shakespeare||Felbrigg Hall|
|Langham Street Fayre||Langham|
|Sept||Steam Gala||North Norfolk Railway|
|1940's weekend||North Norfolk Railway|
|Pensthorpe 10K Challenge||Pensthorpe|
|North Norfolk Food & Drink Festival||Holkham Hall|
|Oct||National Hunt||Fakenham Racecourse|
|Thomas the Tank TBC||North Norfolk Weekend|
|Halloween Half Term||Pensthorpe|
|Nov||National Hunt||Fakenham Racecourse|
|Nov/Dec||Santa Specials||North Norfolk Railway|
|Christmas lights switch on||Holt|
|Christmas lights switch on||Burnham Market|
|Dec||Family Christmas Events||Blickling Hall|
|Deepdale Xmas market||Burnham Deepdale|
|Fakenham Races||Fakenham Racecourse|
|Santa's Grotto||Felbrigg Hall|
|Carols in the Courtyard||Felbrigg Hall|
|Santa Specials||North Norfolk Railway|
|Santa Floodlit feed||Pensthorpe|
|Dec/Jan||Steam Mini Gala||North Norfolk Railway|
|Mince Pies||North Norfolk Railway|
|Countryside Counts Day||Fakenham Racecourse|
|Estate Walks||Felbrigg Hall|
|After Christmas Walk||Sherringham Park|
NB Regular seasonal events may be subject to change please click on the events website link to check details.
North Norfolk Seasonal Events offer something for everyone throughout the year. The stunning coast and countryside provide a seasonally changing backdrop for craft markets, festivals, Christmas fayres, concerts, vintage car rallies and sporting events. There are also guided tours, walks, open days, workshops and live events happening regularly in local local stately homes, national trust properties, country gardens and historic sites.
Enjoy your short break in North Norfolk
Norfolk really is a happening place all year round. Find out what’s on during your stay with us at Cranmer Country Cottages or plan your holiday around Norfolk special events and your chosen special interest albeit water sports, nature watching, horse racing, steam trains, vintage car rally’s, arts & culture, regional food fairs or country fairs, tractors & ploughing matches and much more.
Throughout the year Norfolk hosts a wide array of festivals, exhibitions and events. There are wonderful arts festivals going on somewhere in Norfolk in almost any month. Britain's first, the Norfolk and Norwich Festival, was founded in 1772. Whether you would like to see arts in the countryside or something exciting happening in a town or city there will be an event to interest you.
Regular well known festivals and shows include the Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Thursford Spectacular, Royal Norfolk Show, Hunstanton Lifestyles Extreme Sports & Culture Festival, East Anglian Game & Country Fair, Burnham Market Horse Trials, Tour of Britain cycling event, Festival too in King’s Lynn, Art Alive in Norfolk churches, Norfolk open studios, The National open gardens scheme and much more!
Events close to us….
Close to Cranmer Country Cottages and along the coast during August there is the colourful excitement of the quayside regatta weekends held at Wells-next-the Sea, Burnham Overy Staithe & Hunstanton. The Holt festival is gaining notoriety as a centre for arts & culture with fab free events and street theatre. The popular North Norfolk Music festival is held locally in St Mary’s church South Creake and the Marble Hall at Holkham amongst its venues and offers sixteen fine concerts, a convivial atmosphere and a series of free talks. During the Autumn/ Winter months Walsingham Abbey opens its doors for spectacular snowdrop walks and nearby Pensthorpe offer special wildlife events: funghi forays, Birdfeeds & photography courses. A day at Fakenham races provides an opportunity for a special race day experience with facilities to cater for birthday celebrations and corporate hospitality in the Prince of Wales stand. The flat race course hosts racing throughout the winter months up until Easter. During September The North Norfolk Food & Drink festival is another must for foodies. I could go on - check out our events calendar for more information >