Explore the Norfolk Countryside

by | Jan 16, 2020 | Things to do

Norfolks countryside begins right off the back of the glorious royal coast. Home to historical houses and beautiful gardens alongside sweeping fields and woodland. 

The notable 18th century Holkham Hall and 25,000 ache estate is a visitor favourite. With the incredible house and rolling grounds that host Fallow Deer, historical landmarks, as well as music events. Holkham Hall is described as an exceptional place, rich in history, architecture and wildlife. Similarly is the Royal Family’s Norfolk retreat, Sandringham Estate. Set in a large area of farmland, beautiful gardens, and woodland. 

Witness springtime in Norfolk as the countryside leaps into life. Sheringham Park and other woodland nature reserves host snowbells, bluebells, among other colourful wild flowers. As summer comes around, the fields turn scarlet red with wild poppies. Norfolk’s diverse countryside is home to all kinds of wildlife. It has a long history of being home to a large variety of birds; most recently a new family of peregrines nesting in the church tower at Cromer. 

The north Norfolk countryside is sprinkled with interesting and unique market towns to explore. Full of independent shops and restaurants, selling or using fresh local produce Norfolk is certainly a place to enjoy food. Discover local specialties and home-grown treasures in the many market stalls, farm shops, and café to enjoy during your stay or to take home.

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