A guide to Norfolk beaches

The beautiful Norfolk coastline is wonderfully diverse - from the saltmarshes at Cley-next-the-Sea to the sandy beaches of Great Yarmouth, the Norfolk coast will have a beach for you. Below are a few of our favourite beaches...

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Forest bathing

Forest bathing is a Japanese form of therapy known as 'shinrin-yoku'. Research has shown that if you spend just 15 minutes amongst trees, it can lower cortisol levels, improve your immune system and even reduce anxiety. 

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Spot the seals this Summer

This Summer, why not book yourself onto a spectacular boat trip to spot the seals at Morston, Norfolk. Heading out to Blakeney Point will allow you to see the beauiful seals basking in the sun as well as swimming in the open waters around you.

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Birds to spot...

A focus on birdwatching... Norfolk is renowned as one of the country's best counties for bird-watching.  But have you ever wondered what those people with large binoculars are looking at?

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Woodland Walks

We are so lucky in Norfolk with our county being beautiful all year round........See below just a selection of our fantastic woodland parks for you to enjoy at any time of the year, but are particularly special when all the autumnal colours are on

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Conkers

Is it just me? Why is it whenever I’m out walking at this time of the year, the moment I see a conker - I just have to pick it up!? There’s something so special, the way it’s shiny, perfectly formed and glowing with the

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Wildlife To Treasure

Let’s be honest – most of the British Isles is teaming with a wonderful variety of wildlife and birdlife.  However (count me biased if you wish), I believe Norfolk was blessed with an extra dollop when the birds and animals were handed out!

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Spring Feeling....

  This morning in Norfolk the skies are grey and it is raining hard, such a difference from earlier in the week, for although we had frosty starts spring seemed to be in the air.

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Beautiful Blickling

I was lucky enough to be able to spend time with my daughter on Mothering Sunday so headed off to the National Trusts Blickling Hall, it is a place I have been too many times as it is only twenty minutes from home, but yesterday I saw parts of the

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The Marriotts Way

The Marriotts Way is a 26 mile footpath which follows the routes of two disused railway lines.  It runs all the way from Aylsham to Norwich and is much used by dog walkers, cyclists, joggers, horse riders and just gentle strollers like myself.

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On Yer Bike!

The days are finally getting longer, spring is happening all around us and you feel like you want to start heading outside again so whether you’re looking to get fitter or just a leisurely cycle, Norfolk is a great place for exploring,

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Norfolk Gardens

The National Garden Scheme, which has been running for the last 87 years is a fantastic scheme raising millions for worthwhile charities including Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie and Help the Hospices.

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My Secret Place

My Secret Place.  It’s mine.  All mine….. “Do you want to know a secret?  Do you promise not to tell?  Come closer, let me whisper in your ear…….” (The Beatles, for those of you too young to know!)

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Misty Morning

Misty morning here in Norfolk, as the sun rose the light filtering through the mist washed the fields and hedgerows in a beautiful opalescent light it looked stunning. What a wonderful county to live in whatever the season......

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