A way of life close in time, but a world away from our lives today. Stunning galleries and historic fleet of boats to explore.
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Get up close and personal with wild animals at this zoo near Cromer. Bring along the whole family for a fab day out and learn some animal facts too.
Witness the ancient craft of glass making from sand to finished product. Browse the shop and pick up a souvenir from your holidays.
Home of BBC’s ‘Springwatch’, Pensthorpe is a great way to get close to nature and learn more about wildlife and conservation.
Get back to nature and stride out on foot to explore the beauty of this part of the country.
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.
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.
Holkham Beach Distance: 9 miles/14km Start/finish: Anne's Drive, Holkham (NR23 1RG) Terrain: Sandy beach, path Toughness: Easy Ascent
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
0 miles Enjoy a 10.5 mile round trip by steam train through a delightful area of North Norfolk. Special events throughout the year. Visit the website
One of the most enchanting gardens in Norfolk, with a challenging maze. Experience peaceful relaxation in natural gardens of woodland, water and meadow. Visit the Priory Maze 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