Places to visit in Norfolk

To pay homage to North Norfolk, our favourite county in England, we at Norfolk Socks have compiled a list of our favourite places to see whilst visiting this beautiful corner of England.

Sheringham Park is a great place to walk or go cycling. Part of the National Trust you can spend the whole day exploring the park whilst enjoying the spectacular views of the North Norfolk coastline and maybe you might see the steam train passing through as it leaves Sheringham Station.

NWT Cley Marshes perched on the North Norfolk coast, NWT Cley Marshes has a reputation as one of the UK'S best bird watching sites. Within the visitor centre, which is environmentally friendly, it incorporates an observation area, a sales area and a great cafe. Four hides provide bird watching within metres of the pools where the birds congregate which is great for adults and kids alike.

Wiveton Hall Fruit Farm offers something for everyone. Picking your own strawberries or just buying them along with locally sourced products in the shop. You can grab a bite to eat in the farm cafe while enjoying the unique views, then take a stroll around the gardens afterwards.

Holkham Hall. Hiring a boat, rowing boat, canoe or kayak is great fun on the lake at Holkham Hall. The traffic-calmed routes through Holkham hall are perfect for cycling and it gives you the opportunity to explore more of the estate. They also have a cycle hire centre.  Designated walks allow visitors to explore the 3,000-acres grounds.  The Hall is a member of the Treasure Houses group which consists of ten of the most magnificent palaces, houses and castles in England today. Holkham Hall is described as an exceptional place, rich in history, architecture and wildlife.

Daily boat trips to see the seals and birds in their natural environment at Blakeney Point is simply a "must do" when in Norfolk. As Blakeney Point is the most important sites for migrating birds in Europe, there's plenty to see on your way to the Seal Colony. Passing the old Blakeney Lifeboat Station the crew will tell you about the local history and about the harbour before you arrive at the end of Blakeney point where Common and Grey Seals can usually be found. There is plenty of opportunities for photos. Time and tide allowing there is an optional landing on Blakeney Point before returning to Morston to disembark. Seats are limited so make sure you book to avoid disappointment.

 

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