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Reasons to visit North Norfolk for a great holiday experience.

North Norfolk Beaches Praised for Water Quality

North Norfolk Beaches Praised for Water Quality

Cromer Beach North Norfolk’s beaches have performed well in a new comparison of water cleanliness for summer swimming. UK travel site Holiday Park Guru analysed Environment Agency summer water quality data from hundreds of beaches. There are seven water testing areas in North Norfolk, and all are ranked as either ‘excellent’ (three stars) or ‘good’ (two stars). The three-star resorts are Sheringham, Cromer, West Runton, and East Runton, while the two-star resorts are Wells-next-the-Sea, Mundesley, and Sea Palling. Overall, though, Norfolk…

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Rehab 4 Addiction, a UK-based Addiction Helpline in Norfolk.

Rehab 4 Addiction, a UK-based Addiction Helpline in Norfolk.

I have received an email from Rehab 4 Addiction an organisation helping those with mental health and addiction issues. “Firstly, Rehab 4 Addiction offers a wealth of resources and information about addiction and mental health, which could be invaluable to those in need. Secondly, we provide a helpline that offers immediate assistance to those struggling with addiction in Norfolk, a service that could be life-saving for some of your readers. Lastly, we offer a comprehensive directory of treatment centres throughout…

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The Cricketers On The Green Aldborough North Norfolk

The Cricketers On The Green Aldborough North Norfolk

‘The Cricketers On The Green’ at Aldborough North Norfolk I have known this public house in the village of Aldborough in North Norfolk since I was a teenager. Previously called The Black Boys, a name change has been made to The Cricketers On The Green. That is not the only change, as the pub has recently been transformed into an attractive venue that serves high-quality meals. The welcome is warm, and a wide choice of beers and wines is available….

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North Norfolk – No Mortgages for New Holiday-let Homes! Leeds Building Society Acts.

North Norfolk – No Mortgages for New Holiday-let Homes! Leeds Building Society Acts.

  Working with North Norfolk District Council (NNDC), Leeds Building Society has decided to restrict granting mortgages to those wishing to buy properties in North Norfolk to be used as holiday lets. The scheme will run for a 12-month trial period. The society states that it is seeking to balance local housing needs with the economic benefits tourism can bring. Will this move help local people buy or rent a home in North Norfolk? I am sceptical, but it is…

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Spring has arrived at Norfolk’s National Trust Properties

Spring has arrived at Norfolk’s National Trust Properties

Daffodils in Blickling Hall Gardens I have received this press release from the National Trust. “Celebrate spring daffodils with the National Trust With their bright yellow stars and golden trumpets, daffodils are a cheerful delight when visiting National Trust places as they welcome in the start of spring. Resilient against the ever-changing British spring weather from sunshine to snow flurries, to April showers, daffodils can be spotted in gardens and parks across the UK from late February through to April….

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Autumn into Winter Exhibition – Gallery Plus at Wells North Norfolk

Autumn into Winter Exhibition – Gallery Plus at Wells North Norfolk

Trevor and Jo Woods of Gallery Plus at Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk, have announced their Autumn into Winter Exhibition. There is much to see, and a visit as we approach the festive season will provide some gift ideas. “In celebration of H.J. Jackson’s new book ‘DRAWN TO PRINT’ our main wall features a collection of his framed linocuts including the book’s cover image ‘Beached Three’ and his latest print ‘On the Shingle Bank’ which was selected for this year’s Holt Festival…

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The Mystery of the Stiffkey footbridge?

The Mystery of the Stiffkey footbridge?

  The North Norfolk village of Stiffkey made the national news yesterday (01.11) when the case of the Stiffkey footbridge was featured on BBC Radio 4’s PM programme. Some months ago, the National Trust decided to remove the footbridge across a creek on Stiffkey Marshes. The bridge facilitated access to the marsh and is considered by the locals as a safety feature, allowing egress from the marsh if someone is cut off by the tide. The Trust is the custodian…

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Emerge At The Undercroft – Art Exhibition in Norwich

Emerge At The Undercroft – Art Exhibition in Norwich

“New Norwich art show tells emerging artists “pay what you can afford”  A new art show has been launched which aims to promote the brightest artistic talent in Norwich and Norfolk in an accessible and affordable way. Emerge At The Undercroft will take place at The Undercroft in Norwich between November 22 and 26, 2023. As well as featuring larger displays by more established artists, it will include an Open Call Wall. This is open to artists of all levels…

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BIRDscapes Gallery Glandford – Printmakers’ Wildlife Exhibition

BIRDscapes Gallery Glandford – Printmakers’ Wildlife Exhibition

I have received notification of the annual printmakers’ exhibition at North Norfolk’s BIRDscapes Gallery at Glandford, Holt. Definitely worth a visit. Printmakers’ Wildlife Exhibition Starts midday Saturday 2nd September. Continues daily 11 to 5, to Sunday 24th September We are delighted to invite you to our Printmakers’ Wildlife Exhibition, with drinks and nibbles from midday Saturday 2nd September. As always, the gallery will be completely devoted to the printmakers’ artform, a celebration of the wonderful variety of printmaking methods. From etchings…

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National Trust Norfolk Summer of Play sponsored by Starling Bank

National Trust Norfolk Summer of Play sponsored by Starling Bank

I have received this press release from the National Trust North Norfolk about its summer events. Playing games at Felbrigg Hall, North Norfolk. Image ©National Trust “Make the most of the longer days, warmer weather, and quality time together as a family with the National Trust’s Summer of Play, sponsored by Starling Bank. During the summer holidays, experience National Trust places in new and exciting ways, with a family-festival feel and designated areas jam-packed with outdoor games and experiences. Get…

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