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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...

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...

Wells & Walsingham Light Railway open 7th 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...

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 ages. Click here for...

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...

Burnham Market Horse Trials 9 – 11 April 2020

Burnham Market Horse Trials 1-3 April – The 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...

Houghton International Horse Trials 21-24 May

The Houghton International Horse Trials has it all; exhilarating sporting action, spectacular setting, entertainment for young and old, plus shopping at over 70 trade stands, set in the magnificent grounds of Houghton Hall. Houghton International Horse...

Norfolk & Norwich Festival 8-24 May

The Norfolk & Norwich Festival is one of the oldest surviving arts festivals in the UK; it is a flagship arts organisation with a reputation for innovative, inspirational programming, staging one of the most significant arts festivals in the UK, each May with events in Norwich and around Norfolk.   Norfolk & Norwich...

Cromer & Sheringham Crab & Lobster Festival 16-17 May

The Crab and Lobster Festival is a weekend celebration of two lovely coastal towns, Cromer and Sheringham. Historically great rivals, but now joining together as two of Norfolk’s premier seaside destinations. The Festival starts on Friday evening with a variety concert at the famous Pier Pavilion Theatre, followed by a weekend of activities. Crab & Lobster...

Royal Norfolk Show 1-2 July

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...

Sandringham Flower Show 29th July

Sandringham Flower Show is one of the most prestigious horticultural events in the East of England. Now in its 137th 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...

Kings Lynn Festival 19 July – 1st August

The 65th annual King’s Lynn Festival features live classical, jazz, folk, choral & orchestral music plus talks, exhibitions and films. For more details click on the link  Kings Lynn...

Wells Carnival 31 July – 9th 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 15-21 August

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