Norfolk Cottages blog

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As a truly local brand, our team are knowledgeable about delicious places to eat, beautiful places to visit and exciting things to do in Norfolk. Have a read through some of our newest blog articles to see what we like and what we’ve been up to. Please do get in touch if you have a great blog idea - send an email to info@norfolkcottages.co.uk or call our friendly team on 01263 715779.


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Norfolk's Victoria sponge recipe

A Victoria sponge is a classic cake for any occasion, whether it is a birthday, wedding or family get-together. There is something very special and rewarding about baking it yourself, perhaps with children, so below is a simple recipe using almost all Norfolk produce. Enjoy!

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How to keep pets safe on Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night can be a very exciting time, with hundreds of people wrapping up warm and heading outside to enjoy the explosion of colours in the night sky. However, it can be a very daunting and confusing time for animals.

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October’s hidden gem - Aylsham

Aylsham is our October hidden gem. Nestled in the picturesque Norfolk countryside, Aylsham is a charming town to visit, with its historical buildings, traditional market place which is owned by the National Trust, a vibrant town centre and a real sense of community and togetherness.

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Halloween events in Norfolk

Halloween is fast approaching and Norfolk is brimming with exciting events, for children and adults. Whether you enjoy being terrified or simply want to explore night time nature, Norfolk is the place to be. From PrimEVIL at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure to Trick or Tweet at Pensthorpe...

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Food Focus - October 2018

Each month we’re delighted to provide a focus on the wonderful produce that makes Norfolk such a special foodie place. Gnaw Chocolate tells us how the Norwich chocolaters are constantly coming up with fun and innovative products.

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Firework displays in Norfolk 2018

Bonfire Night is fast approaching and with fabulous firework displays taking place across Norfolk, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Celebrate the annual occasion with gorgeous colours illuminating the sky, the smell of delicious food drifting through the air and the sound of music filling your ears.

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Where to PYO pumpkins in Norfolk

Halloween is creeping closer – orange pumpkins, orange leaves and orange sunsets. With the beautiful summer we have enjoyed this year, the county’s pumpkin fields are looking phenomenal.

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Halloween at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure

The month of cosy evenings and spooky stories is upon us, and Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure is transforming into a spooky paradise for. Plus... receive a massive 50% off admission if you come in fancy dress!

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September's hidden gem - Norwich

Norwich is our September hidden gem. Norwich is one of the most complete medieval cities in the UK, and as well as offering a rich history, the city has a vibrant cultural scene. It is the only English city in a National Park.

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Norfolk Restaurant Week 2018

Celebrating its sixth birthday, the fabulous Norfolk Restaurant Week is returning this year. Norfolk Restaurant Week is Norfolk’s largest dining event and is a celebration of the county’s ever-growing restaurant scene, delicious food, and the people who produce it.

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Food Focus - September 2018

Each month we’re delighted to provide a focus on the wonderful produce that makes Norfolk such a special foodie place. We are proud to be welcoming our friends at Feast Norfolk Magazine and Proudly Norfolk as guest writers.

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North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival 2018

This year, the fabulous North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival is celebrating its ninth year. Taking place in the Walled Gardens at Holkham Hall, visit the festival this September for a celebration of delicious local produce.

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