holkham beach norfolk

Things to do in Norfolk

Search Norfolk Cottages

Discover the best attractions and activities that Norfolk has to offer

Being one of the top tourist destinations in the UK, Norfolk has an array of attractions to visit and things to do throughout the year

For grand country houses, majestic estates and historic castles, the many heritage attractions in Norfolk are ideal. Blickling Estate, Holkham Hall, Oxburgh Hall, Felbrigg Hall and Norwich Castle are among the most popular.

Also visit the private home of the Royal Family, Sandringham House. The properties are at least partially open to the public, giving visitors the opportunity to explore the fascinating interiors and beautiful gardens.

Gorleston Beach is a must-visit if you’re looking to bask in the summer sun. Just outside of Great Yarmouth, this stretch of glorious sand appeals to everyone from families to keen surfers.

BeWILDerwood near Norwich is an ever-popular Norfolk activity. This outdoor forest adventure allows all the family to join in. The park features boat trips, treehouses, zip wires, jungle bridges and more.

Never get bored during your holiday in Norfolk with this useful things to do guide.

  • BeWILDerwood

    A magical outdoor forest adventure that features boat trips, treehouses, zip-wires, jungle bridges and more, BeWILDerwood invites children to use their imaginations and for parents to play alongside their children.

    Visit Website
  • Blickling Estate

    This breath-taking estate covers just under 5,000-acres and includes woodlands, parkland and the grand Blickling Hall, a grand red-brick mansion that also includes the RAF Oulton Museum.

    Visit Website
  • Dinosaur Adventure

    Offering a host of dinosaur-themed indoor and outdoor activities over 85-acres, this pre-historic attraction is an award-winning and unique family day out.

    Visit Website
  • Felbrigg Hall

    Explore the manicured gardens and 15th-century mansion of this National Trust estate, exuding class all around.

    Visit Website
  • Gorleston Beach

    This 3-mile stretch of glorious sandy beach lies just a few miles away from popular resort Great Yarmouth, and is a popular destination for both surfers and families.

    Visit Website
  • Sandringham House

    The 20,000-acre estate is situated within the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is home to the majestic Sandringham House and Gardens, the country retreat of the Royal Family.

    Visit Website
activityarrow_downarrow_leftsmall-rightarrow-top-rightbikeguidescamerachild-friendlycircularclockCottagecrossdangerdestinationpindownloaddropdown-arrowemailFamilyfinish-flagflagfloraflowergroupHeartinfo-altdidyouknowInspirationlinearlocationmap-pinmapparkingpawphonerulersearchshare Facebook Google Plus Instagram LinkedIn Pinterest Twitter YouTube ui-24px-glyph-2_grid-45popularsun-cloudtexturef-check-glyph-16toggleVideoWalkingwheelchair