What's On?

Wells & Walsingham Light Railway open 18th March – 1st Nov

Visit the longest 10¼” narrow gauge steam railway in the world and see the unique Garratt locomotives ‘Norfolk Hero’ and ‘Norfolk Heroine’ which were especially built for this line.  A great adventure for all the family in the delightful countryside of the North Norfolk coast.  Dogs travel for free and are most welcome if there is room. Mostly, dogs sit by their owners feet so we rarely have to ask dogs to run along beside the train! Click here for more...

Blakeney Seal Trips – 1st April -31st October

With Blakeney Point being the premier location for seal watching on the North Norfolk Coast you will have little difficulty finding the right boat trip for you to see these fascinating creatures.  Click here for more...

Norfolk’s Top Open Gardens

Norfolk has a huge collection of gardens, from small higgledy-piggledy cottage gardens to wonderfully relaxing water gardens and magnificent stately home gardens! Click here for more...

Dog friendly parks and beaches

There are lots of country parks and woodland where you can take well-behaved dogs in Norfolk. But please be considerate to others, remember that not everyone is a dog lover, and make sure you clean up too. For more info click...

Creake Abbey Courtyard and Shops

Creake Abbey is home to a stunning Café and Food Hall, fantastic shops and studios plus an award winning farmers’ market together with the ruins of an Augustinian abbey founded in 1206.  On the 1st Saturday of each month (excluding January) Creake Abbey hosts its award winning market. 50+ stall holders come with fresh local produce.  Creake Abbey Farmers...

Kings Lynn Festival 16 – 29 July

The 65th annual King’s Lynn Festival features live classical, jazz, folk, choral & orchestral music plus talks, exhibitions and films. Brochure out 30 March, box office opens 27 April.  Kings Lynn...

Sandringham Flower Show 26 July

Sandringham Flower Show is one of the most prestigious horticultural events in the East of England. Now in its 136th year, it is much more than just a Flower Show. It is a unique event offering not only the best in horticulture but also an excellent day out, filled with family entertainment.Sandringham Flower...

Thursford Christmas Spectacular 8 Nov – 23 Dec

The greatest Christmas Show in the UK (just 3 miles from our site).  Set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, with a cast of 130 professional singers, dancers and musicians – many of whom are West End performers. It’s an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety, a fast moving celebration of the festive season featuring an eclectic mix of both seasonal and year-round favourites.  Click here for more...

Royal Norfolk Show 28-29 June

The Royal Norfolk Show is the largest two-day agricultural show in the country. There’s more than enough to interest everyone; from the latest farm machinery, and livestock to sampling some of Norfolk’s finest produce, arts and crafts. etc So whether you are visiting for business, education or just pure pleasure you can be sure of a great day out! Royal Norfolk...

Wells Carnival 28 July – 6th August

Entertainment is provided for all ages from teddy bears picnics for the little ones, costume making workshops, raft race, history walks plus live music over 6 nights and the ever popular Screen on the Green. The event culminates on the 2nd Saturday with the main Carnival event, including fancy dress competitions, a parade around the town and a spectacular music event in the evening....

Cromer Carnival 12-18 August

Heaps of fun for all the family with masses of activities throughout the week, including aerobatic displays on Wednesday 19th! www.cromercarnival.co.uk