Bircham Windmill is one of the best working windmills in the UK today. Climb to the fan stage on a windy day and watch the sails turn.
What makes it special
- Best working windmill
- Watch the sails turn
Other things to do nearby
The residence of Great Britain’s first Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole, with magnificent interiors and award-winning walled garden. There are a number of sculptures around the grounds, including
4.5 miles Walk alongside bird-filled lagoons, shingle beaches and the vast wilderness of The Wash. Visit the website
Jump on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape. Seasoned pro or just fancy a ride, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
1 mile Seafront funfair with a selection of rides including dodgems, waltzers, merry-go-round, roller coaster and a ghost train. Visit the website
Blackbeard’s Adventure Golf is an 18 hole golf course with a pirate and aztec theme which is great fun for all ages.
18 miles Take a fascinating journey beneath the sea and come face to face with Sharks, Otters, Penguins and Seahorses. Visit the website
Cycle around Holkham park - it's flat as a pancake so suitable for everyone and perfect for young families - there's even cycle hire so you don't have to worry about bringing your bikes.
Witness the ancient craft of glass making from sand to finished product. Browse the shop and pick up a souvenir from your holidays.
From taking a relaxing stroll to a full-on trek, there's something here for all walkers! The principle walk is Peddar's Way, which is also known as the Norfolk Coastal Path.
Holkham Beach Distance: 9 miles/14km Start/finish: Anne's Drive, Holkham (NR23 1RG) Terrain: Sandy beach, path Toughness: Easy Ascent
Home of BBC’s ‘Springwatch’, Pensthorpe is a great way to get close to nature and learn more about wildlife and conservation.
9 miles Visit the amazing sights and sounds of the beautiful Thursford Collection, the world's largest collection of steam engines and organs. Visit the website
Join one of the daily boat trips from either Blakeney or Morston harbours to see the seals and birds in their natural environment at the National Trust run Blakeney Point. Excursions run every d
The shingle beach, saline lagoons and grazing marsh support large numbers of wildfowl. The view from the visitor centre is breathtaking. Visit the Nature Reserve website See the Norfolk Tr