North Norfolk is home to many vibrant towns and charming villages, steeped in history, revealing the area's past. Throughout the year, there are markets, events and festivals celebrating north Norfolk's heritage.



places to visit in north norfolk

Throughout the coastline and countryside, the north Norfolk landscape is dotted with charming towns and villages, each with a fascinating story to tell, offering an interesting visit. Stop by the market towns to pick up some local produce or discover one of the medieval churches. Head out to the coastal towns and you'll come across a lively fishing community, places to enjoy water sports, amazing places to eat freshly caught seafood and theatres. Inland you will find towns and villages with delis selling hand crafted food and independent shops selling clothing, antiques, books and gifts. Ideal for exploring all year-round.

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Staying in the towns and villages gives you a good base to explore the surrounding coast and countryside. You'll find yourself close to award-winning and Blue Flag beaches, nature reserves, the Deep History Coast, walking and cycling trails and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Explore north Norfolk's past by visiting one of the many stately homes or hop aboard a steam railway and enjoy a journey with spectacular views. There are also plenty of museums and exhibitions to while away an afternoon. 

For adventure and fun, head to the coast and try kite-surfing and other water sports and there are many attractions from zoos to theme parks to keep the whole family entertained.

If golf's your game, there is a good mix of links and inland courses, many of them close to the popular seaside towns of Sheringham, Fakenham, Mundesley, Cromer and Hunstanton.

Many of the towns and villages are home to plenty of shops from antiques, to clothing to delis and you will have the opportunity to visit artists and artisans in their studios and buy their wares. 

Whatever your interest, north Norfolk has something for everyone.