Explore North norfolk

There is plenty to explore in north Norfolk, which is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Discover 45 miles of unspoilt coastline with its traditional seaside towns, beautiful countryside, forests, heathland, parks and gardens and the magical waterways and wildlife of the Broads National Park.

Enjoy award winning and Blue Flag beaches, pretty market towns with independent shopping and nature reserves. With walking and cycling trails, north Norfolk is ideal for exploring by foot or bike with magnificent coast and countryside views.

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From the striped cliffs at Hunstanton, to West Runton on the fossil rich Deep History Coast, to Happisburgh, where the earliest signs of human habitation within Europe were discovered, the coast is varied and fascinating. With its vast expanses of sand dunes, pinewoods, pebble beaches and rock pools, north Norfolk beaches are hard to beat. Many are Blue Flag beaches!

Explore inland and you will find traditional market towns. Visit Fakenham with its famous racecourse and flea market, and spend time in pretty Burnham Market, a shopper's paradise with its clothing boutiques, art galleries and tea shops. Head to Holt with its Georgian architecture, antique shops, galleries and cafes and take a trip to historical Aylsham on the River Bure for artisan food shops.

Surrounding the market towns is north Norfolk's breath taking countryside. Stunning all year round, it is perfect for horse riding, bird watching, walking, cycling and is home to unique wildlife and nature. Weaving its way through the countryside is the man-made Broads National Park, which can be explored by foot, boat or bike. And take a journey back in time on the heritage railway lines and explore the historical churches, museums and buildings unique to north Norfolk