The North Norfolk Railway - also known as the Poppy Line - is one of the county's favourite tourist attractions. The engineers that maintain the engines and rolling stock are mainly volunteers, as are the staff in the station shops, restaurants and booking offices. Thousands of tourists visit the stations and ride the steam trains from Sheringham to Weybourne and Holt each year.
Reasons to visit North Norfolk for a great holiday experience.
Galton Blackiston's fish and chip restaurant in Cromer a winner!
Cromer in North Norfolk is acknowledged as having one of the best annual Carnivals in the whole country. The organisers have excelled themselves this year with a packed diary of events, including not one, but two aerobatics display teams to thrill the crowds. Visit the website to view the very full diary and plan at least a day trip to join in the fun.
A new exhibition opening at BIRDscapes Gallery, Glandford from 12noon Saturday, 15th June, features the work of Michael Warren.
The village of Sea Palling is small but it has a certain charm. Along the seaward side of the dunes that shelter the village from the sea a collection of temporary dwellings has gradually developed over many years. Seeing this eclectic collection of architectural styles is worth the walk.
Emma Hedgecoe studied at the Norfolk Institute of Art and Design where she obtained a Bachelor of Art Degree before moving on to the Royal Academy Schools in London. Her…
The village of Happisburgh has been fighting a battle with the North Sea for several years now. The coastal erosion is ongoing and many of the clifftop dwellings have now been demolished or have gone over the cliff to their final resting place on the beach below.
The Ship Inn at Mundesley is an excellent seaside public house that is handy for the beach. With plenty of car parking and a grassed play area for children, plus unobstructed sea views from the restaurant, this is a very popular venue for locals and visitors to North Norfolk.
Spend a day at the National Trust's Felbrigg Park in North Norfolk. It makes for a very rewarding day out. The walled garden is exceptional and there is very good walking in the Great Wood and by the lake. All the usual National Trust facilities are available at Felbrigg Hall.
The Pigs public house at Edgefield near Holt in North Norfolk, offers very good food and first class accommodation.