Bradwell, near Gorleston
Sitting on the east side of England, Norfolk is a popular UK holiday destination for all ages. Famous for its rural landscapes, seaside towns, rivers and lakes, it offers plenty of things to see and do. Whether you’re looking for an action-packed group getaway, a romantic break or a quiet retreat, you’re sure to find it here.
Holiday accommodation in the area is also varied with luxury holiday cottages, self-catered accommodation and luxurious holiday homes. Each boasting all the mod-cons, plus a few extras like hot tubs, a holiday in Norfolk offers a home away from home and everyone’s invited too. Many of our Norfolk cottages are also dog-friendly.
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As one of the prettiest places in the UK, Norfolk has some incredible scenic locations for a luxury holiday.
Best for: A fun-filled trip that all ages will enjoy
Possibly one of the most famous locations in North Norfolk, the Norfolk Broads has plenty of activities to keep you busy. From sailing and watersports to hiking and foraging, all ages will be entertained. And, if you prefer something a little quieter, there’s plenty of places that are ideal for a picnic as well as cute cafes serving up delicious treats. Close by, you’ll also find Burnham and Burnham Market which is definitely worth a trip.
Best for: Something a little bigger
Norfolk may have a sleepy feel but the city of Norwich offers a charming city vibe. Boasting all the traditional amenities you’d expect to find in a UK city as well as the quaint atmosphere of Norfolk, Norwich really is a special place. Plus, its waterways and architecture mean it's unlike anything else out there.
Best for: A traditional seaside feel
Looking for that typical British seaside trip? Great Yarmouth has been attracting visitors for years thanks to its pier, Pleasure Beach amusement park and multiple family activities. Its sandy beach is also lined with places to eat, drink and shop. And come night, there’s always a show going on too.
Best for: A historical and cultural trip
Years ago, King’s Lynn was one of England’s most important ports with a rich history dating back to the 12th century. Today, the historical market town is a vibrant place ideal for shopping, eating and learning about the past. It’s also ideally located for other areas close by like Peterborough, Cambridge and Norwich.
Best for: Its beachside activities the whole family can enjoy
Sitting close to Great Yarmouth, Caister-on-Sea is a large seaside town that offers everything you could expect and more. Think adventure parks, plenty of fish and chip restaurants, arcades, watersports and miles of golden sands. The area is also home to holiday parks and villages meaning there’s lots of award-winning and self catering holiday accommodation to choose from.
From 30-minute jaunts to full day hikes, these are the best walks in Norfolk that all ages can enjoy.
Location: Norfolk Broads
Walk length: Two miles
If you’re looking for a gentle walk to explore everything that the Broads has to offer as well as its natural beauty, the How Hill to Ludham Bridge walk won’t disappoint. The route is ideal for all walking abilities, as well as dogs, and takes you along the river bank and through the marshes. You won’t want to forget your camera for this one.
Location: Norwich City centre
Walk length: Four and a half miles
The Norwich Bridges and Churches Trail will take you over Norwich’s most famous bridges and past its oldest churches. Of course, a city centre route like this means there’s always somewhere to stop for food and drink, and the whole family can enjoy it - with easy paths and wide routes ideal for pushchairs.
Location: Great Yarmouth
Walk length: Two miles
Explore the renowned pier and seafront, take pictures on the jetty, look out over the sea views and take in Great Yarmouth’s attractions in this circular Great Yarmouth Historic Town walk. With plenty of cafes and restaurants along the way, why not treat your group to an ice cream to enjoy while you walk too?
Location: King’s Lynn
Walk length: Two miles
What better way to learn about Norfolk’s past than with the King’s Lynn Heritage Walk? This gentle route is ideal for all walking abilities and will take you past Green Quay, the old Customs House, St. George’s Guildhall, Trues Yard Museums and more. It’s a great way of discovering tales from years gone by without being cooped up inside.
Walk length: Six miles
The circular Great Yarmouth to Caister-on-Sea Walk is a six mile route that starts at the White Swan on North Quay. From here, you’ll head along the River Bure through Caister village and out along the Norfolk coast. You’ll also see the Lifeboat station which makes for a great pit stop if you have time.
Your days will always be busy in Norfolk with a range of activities and sights.
Best for: An adrenaline-seeking day out
You can’t go to Norfolk without experiencing Great Yarmouth’s biggest tourist attraction - The Pleasure Beach. Home to rides for all ages, there’s also plenty of games and activities as well as a 4D cinema. There’s lots of green spaces, sandy beaches and cafes for those who prefer to stay on solid ground too.
Best for: Learning about the area’s colourful past
Discover what made Norwich the city it is today with a tour around Norwich Castle. Hear about William the Conqueror, uncover what it was like during the royal fortification of the city and refuel in the on-site cafe. With self-guided and group tours available, you can make this day trip your own.
Best for: Being at one with nature
In the heart of the Broads National Park, Martham Broad is a National Nature Reserve packed with incredible plants, wildlife and landscapes. Look out for the local deer that call this area of Norfolk home, spot otters in their natural habitat and see how many wild bird breeds you can find. This is definitely one of the best luxury Norfolk hideaways.
Location: King’s Lynn
Best for: Bringing the history of Norfolk alive
Stories of Lynn is an interactive museum that reveals what really went on in this slice of Norfolk. Discover what King Lynn was like, hear tales from real-life events and experience old cell jails down below. Great for adults and children, you certainly won’t be bored here.
Best for: Its interactive activities
All ages will enjoy the interactive lifeboat experience at the Caister-on-Sea Lifeboat Station. Having been saving lives since 1791, this station is completely independent and allows you to get up close and personal to their fleet. The on-site cafe and restaurant is also well worth a trip.