Close Attractions

A brief shout about our favorite Beaches

Brancaster - With its beautiful sandy beach this is a favourite spot for families as well as the added thrill of the windsurfing and kite surfing. Dog friendly.

Cromer - Sandy beach with an impressive Victorian pier with an active theatre. Known for it’s ”Cromer Crabs". Try surfing at the local surf school, look for fossils, go rockpooling at low tide Good facilities

Horsey beach sandy beach with one of the largest set of dunes around. November to January Grey Seals take to the beach to give birth a truly spectacular sight. You can often spot seals bobbing in the sea. Take time out to visit the National Trust Horsey Windpump with great views from the top on open days.

Hunstanton west facing providing some shelter from winds and is the place for amazing sunsets. Shingle beach hiding fossils and great rock pools. Look out for the fast tides you can be caught out. The town offers traditional seaside shops, sea life sanctuary and seasonal mini train. If you want sand head to Old Hunstanton and find a vast sandy beach, striking pink & white cliffs.

Mundesley A Blue Flag sandy beach with colourful beach huts and good local facilities. Safe for the kids to swim at low tide.

Sea Palling curved sandy beach with Blue Flag status.
There’s also an Inshore Lifeboat based at Sea Palling Lifeguard Station right on the beach.
Facilities include toilets, pub, cafés, amusements and a fresh fish stall.   

Sheringham is a fishing industry based on crabs, lobsters and whelks with its Crab and Lobster Festival in May. Fishing boats are hauled up the sand and the lifeboat is launched by tractor - an interesting sight to observe. Join in with its 1940’s weekend every September.

Winterton Winterton Dunes National Nature Reserve is both a Site of Special Scientific Interest and area of outstanding natural beauty. Long, sweeping sandy beach with dunes toi nestle into. Car park and food venues offer some great choices.

West Runton a mix of sand, shingle and rocks depending on the tide line. Offshore is a large chalk reef and its claim to fame is the discovery of an almost complete example of a fossilized steppe mammoth skeleton ever found.

There are many more beaches along the 90 miles of coast running from Hunstanton to Hopton-on-Sea and these are just a few of our favorites.

Norwich Cathedral:

This magnificent Norman cathedral, dating back to 1096, is famous for its stunning architecture. It features a towering spire, one of the tallest in England, and an impressive cloister. The cathedral's interior is equally captivating, with beautiful stained glass windows and intricate stone carvings. It also hosts concerts, exhibitions, and other cultural events.

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery:

Originally a Norman royal fortification, the castle was later converted into a museum and art gallery. It houses extensive collections of fine art, archaeology, and natural history. The castle's medieval architecture and the panoramic views of the city from the battlements are noteworthy.

The Forum:

A modern landmark in Norwich, The Forum is a public library and cultural hub. It hosts exhibitions, workshops, and community events. The building's striking design and its role as a community gathering place make it a must-visit.

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts:

Located at the University of East Anglia, this art museum and cultural center showcases a wide range of artworks. The collections include pieces from around the world, spanning 5,000 years of human creativity. The building itself, designed by Norman Foster, is an architectural highlight.

Elm Hill:

This historic cobbled street is one of Norwich’s most picturesque areas. Lined with medieval buildings, it's home to a variety of independent shops, cafes, and galleries. Walking down Elm Hill is like stepping back in time, offering a charming glimpse of old Norwich.

Plantation Garden:

This hidden gem, a Victorian garden located near the city center, offers a peaceful retreat. It features a gothic fountain, flower beds, and a rustic bridge. The garden is a perfect spot for a relaxing stroll or a picnic.