One of the first noticeable things for visitors to Norfolk is how big the sky is thanks to the flat terrain and endless countryside. The historic city of Norwich has a number of activities including boat trips around the city, and the Colman’s Mustard Factory Museum. The cathedral and the Forum are also very interesting places to see.
Many people visit Norfolk to spend time on the Norfolk Broads on a sailing and boating holiday. Most of this activity is centred round Waveney and Wroxham with people either taking a guided tour or captaining their own vessel. The Museum of the Broads at Stalham gives a history of the area. With prolific birdlife this is a beautiful and peaceful area to explore.
Many visitors enjoy the Norfolk coast visiting the beautiful beach at Hunstanton, and along the coast to the fishing village of Cromer.
At Wells Next The Sea the area is a popular artist location due to the extraordinary light conditions and the stately home of Holkham Hall is an interesting place to see.
Great Yarmouth is a popular tourist spot with an amusement arcade and tourists can visit the Nelson Museum to learn more of this famous Admiral’s life. Near Kings Lynn Sandringham House is a well known attraction and is the residence of the Queen. Norfolk is an excellent place for cycling and for walking due to the flat terrain and rural landscapes.
The county has a large number of visitor attractions including Bressingham Steam and Gardens, and Wroxham Barns which is a craft centre. At the Woad Centre in Beetly learn about an ancient craft, and spend time on the Wells and Walsingham Steam railway for a scenic tour of the countryside. Norfolk has something to interest all level of visitor and is a good all year round destination.