North Norfolk Stories & inspiration

With so much to discover in north Norfolk, read our stories and watch our films to help inspire your visit. Explore the hidden gems of north Norfolk and the best places to visit. Whether it's a weekend away or a family holiday, read our hints and tips to make your visit one to remember, from where to find family beaches, the best walking routes, where to go crabbing and when to come for festivals and carnivals - and much more.

Norfolk has over 150 deserted villages, more than almost any other county in England.

To this day, there are still lost villages being discovered. Find out more about six deserted villages in north Norfolk.

Pilgrims have been visiting Walsingham in north Norfolk for many centuries. See our top facts about Walsingham.

North Norfolk is steeped in history & heritage. With a past of prosperous landowners and rich trade proceeds North Norfolk is home to many stately homes. Find out more about our very own ‘Downton Abbeys’.

North Norfolk is steeped in history and heritage home to many fine buildings built over hundreds of years which can be explored today. Take a step back in by exploring north Norfolk's past. #NorthNorfolkNaturally

The castles and ruins you can see dotted around north Norfolk date back to the Norman times, and therefore play an important part in English history. Explore the castle and priory ruins of north Norfolk.

The heritage railway lines in north Norfolk offer a unique way to explore the stunning north Norfolk coast and countryside as well as charming towns.

Many north Norfolk landmarks and locations have provided the backdrop to famous films and TV programmes over the years. Discover some of the best-known film and TV locations in north Norfolk.

Top North Norfolk Museums

10 January 2019

North Norfolk has many museums, stately home exhibitions and historic sites, open to visitors, explaining north Norfolk’s fascinating and unique heritage.

The stunning north Norfolk coast and countryside has provided inspiration for many writers, poets and authors. Discover the top literary locations in north Norfolk.

Discover the history & heritage of north Norfolk with our top twelve churches.