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Pensthorpe Natural Park – just 5 miles away!

Pensthorpe is just what it says – a stunning natural park with enough to offer a day out for the family, including children’s play zones, fantastic gardens, a cafe to eat and drink in (both inside and out) and a fabulous gift shop!  Their aim to pioneer a new vision for conservation, experiential nature and wellbeing. Their strong emphasis on customer experience and ensuring an inspiring connection with nature is at the heart of everything they do and their motivation is to be Norfolk’s Best Attraction with a focus on conservation education accessible to all...

Damian Hirst Exhibition at Houghton Hall 31st March – 15th July

A series of new paintings by Damien Hirst entitled Colour Space will be installed in the State Rooms at Houghton Hall for the exhibition Damien Hirst at Houghton Hall from 25 March – 15 July 2018. The exhibition will also include a number of the artist’s most celebrated sculptures which will be installed throughout the 18th-century house and gardens. The Colour Space paintings have never been shown in public before and are a development of the iconic Spot Paintings which are among the artist’s most recognised works.  For more info click...

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 February -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...

Sandringham House – Open from 31st March

Sandringham is the much-loved country retreat of Her Majesty The Queen, and has been the private home of four generations of British monarchs since 1862. The house, set in 24 hectares of stunning gardens, is perhaps the most famous stately home in Norfolk. The Sandringham...

Field to Fork Exhibition at Holkham Hall until 31st October

A new, attention-grabbing farming exhibition: ‘Field to Fork, Food and Farming on the Holkham Estate, Past and Present’ takes visitors on a journey exploring the origins of farming at Holkham.  Displays demonstrate how modern day technology and diversification is embraced by a traditional estate. Click here for more...

Weekly park runs at local stately homes

Every Saturday at 9am, you can join in the 5km runs at Holkham, Blickling and Sheringham Parks – you need to registered with Parkrun (follow the venue links) but only need to do this once.  It’s free and fun they’re all in fabulous...

Just Crafts at Sandringham 20-22 April

‘Just Crafts’ at Sandringham, April 16th-17th, is a craft show specifically for artists, designers and crafters who design and make their own produccts. For more information, click...

Burnham Market Horse Trials 29-31 March

Burnham Market Horse Trials 1-3 April – The Bacon.co.uk Burnham Market International Horse Trials is based in North West Norfolk and is one of the county’s finest events where visitors can see Olympic and Championship athletes competing on home turf. For more information click...

Titchwell Marsh Nature Reserve Events

This popular reserve on the north Norfolk coast has something for everyone. A walk from the visitor centre down to the sandy beach takes you past reedbeds and shallow lagoons, which are often full of birds. You can sit on benches or watch from spacious, wheelchair-accessible hides.   In summer, marsh harriers float over the reeds, where bearded tits nest. On the lagoons are avocets, gulls and terns. In autumn and winter you can see up to 20 species of wading birds and lots of ducks and geese.  RSPB Titchwell Nature Reserve...