Norfolk has many beaches for you to unwind and relax on. Whether it’s fossil hunting on the north Norfolk coast or building sandcastles and having ice cream at Great Yarmouth, there are miles of coastline to explore.
During the winter months, the beaches of Horsey, Waxham and Winterton are populated by breeding seals. In the summer, you can take boat trips from the seafront at Great Yarmouth to see them basking on Scroby Sand.
For those interested in maritime, along the coast, you will find Happisburgh Lighthouse, the oldest working light in East Anglia and the only independently run lighthouse in Great Britain.
So get your bucket and spades ready along with your beach towel and enjoy our coastline!
For more information, please visit www.thebeachguide.co.uk.
The Norfolk Broads
Lose yourself in the tranquillity of the Norfolk Broads or hire a day boat to navigate the waterways. There is always something to see all year round, keep your eyes open for the Swallowtail butterfly and Norfolk Hawker Dragonfly.
Local to the farm, you will find the Trinity Broads where you often see Kingfishers, Otters, Bitterns, Marsh Harriers and more.
Just a short drive to the village of Potter Heigham, you can hire day boats to explore the waterways of the broads.
For more information, please visit www.visitthebroads.co.uk.
Norfolk is a remarkable county with just about everything to fulfil the dreams of any visitor.
Under big open skies, it is bordered on two sides by the sea, with more than 90 miles of coastline and a selection of excellent sandy beaches with resorts ranging from the bright lights of Great Yarmouth to the tranquil open sands of Holkham.
Inland, there are miles of waterways featuring the unique Norfolk Broads and its river network, the historic and bustling city of Norwich, delightful market towns and charming villages in the unspoilt rural countryside.
And all around are some of the best nature reserves and wild bird sanctuaries in the country as well as the widest variety of attractions to appeal to every tourist.
Walking, swimming, cycling, shopping, sightseeing, relaxing – you’ll find it all in Norfolk. And you’ll love it.
For more information, please visit www.visitnorfolk.co.uk.
Our holiday cottages offer quality fittings and furnishings and are tastefully designed with attention to detail, many retaining the old beams and vaulted ceilings. All have been awarded Visit Britain 4 and 5-star gold ratings and sit within five acres of beautiful open gardens and fields with an abundance of wildlife.