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Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England and is the fifth largest county in England. It has over 90 miles of coast (even more when the tide’s out!) which means half its overall boundary is next to the water. Prominent cities and towns in the area include Norwich, King’s Lynn and Great Yarmouth. Located in the East of England region Norfolk enjoys a relaxed pace of life compared to many other areas in the UK offering visitors a great place to enjoy a relaxing break.

Weather Averages

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MARCH - MAY High 13.1°c Low 5.78°c Precipitation 0.05mm/hr
JUNE - AUGUST High 20.92°c Low 12.5°c Precipitation 0.08mm/hr
SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER High 14.2°c Low 7.75°c Precipitation 0.03mm/hr
DECEMBER - FEBRUARY High 6.94°c Low 1.61°c Precipitation 0.07mm/hr

THINGS TO DO IN Norfolk

From the vast beaches and purple-flushed marshlands, this region ticks all the boxes for a family holidays by the sea. The beaches offer kite-flying, picnicking, beach games and castle-building picnicking, beach games and castle-building, whilst inland there are quiet back roads and flower-filled villages, not to mention the sheltered, reed-fringed backwaters of the Norfolk Broads. Seasonal food and drink are a highlight of any stay in north Norfolk. With its long coastline and rich agricultural heritage, the area is awash with local food producers, independent delis, fantastic gastro pubs with their own micro-breweries and restaurants.

Great Yarmouth

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Great Yarmouth is a resort town on the east coast of England known for its long sandy beach and its dry and sunny weather throughout the year. As one of the UK's top beach resorts there’s loads to see and do and a vast choice of places to eat and drink. There is a bustling town centre where you will find wide variety of shops.

Norwich

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Norwich is a cathedral city situated on the River Wensum in East Anglia. Its market is one the oldest and certainly the largest open-air market in the country filled with over 200 stalls. It was first set up at the end of the 11th century and has been trading in the same location ever since. Another of its most famous landmarks is that of the cathedral which spans 131 metres long and 54 metres wide and was completed in 1145.

Cromer

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Cromer is a classic North Norfolk seaside town, situated on a cliff-top overlooking fine sandy beaches and is a favourite with families looking for a more traditional seaside holiday. With beaches, museums, surfing, plenty of attractions and wonderful walking along the Norfolk Coast Path, Cromer is a great place for a holiday, any time of the year. The streets and alleys are crammed with shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes serving the popular Cromer crab.

LOCAL CUISINE

Norfolk provides an array of culinary delights. The clean waters off the seaside resort on the North Norfolk Coast is home to the Cromer crab, a treat for all seafood lovers. The marshes produce some of the finest samphire and its mild climate is ideal for Norfolk black turkeys. Michelin-starred chef, Galton Blackiston, lives in the county, and top eateries show-casing local produce include The Pigs Pub in Edgefield; and The Carpenters Arms in Wighton.

GETTING HERE

There is a train service which runs every half hour from London Liverpool Street to Norwich. There are a number of coach and bus routes in and out of the county which in turn connect to local services. Norwich International Airport has flights from various UK destinations, as well as overseas. Major roads to Norfolk from south-east England and London are the M11 and A11.