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Norfolk is one of the most important counties in the UK for nature and wildlife - where seven of the ten most elusive animals in the country can be found. Internationally-important bird reserves, historically-significant woodlands, and a multi award-winning coastline. It's unspoilt, it's unrivalled, and it's waiting for you to discover!


A lovely image of Foxley Wood by Richard Osbourne

The wonders of Norfolk’s largest ancient woodland

With parts of it dating back some 6,000 years, Foxley Wood is one of the most beautiful areas of …

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An image of the Holkham estate's herd of fallow deer

The beauty of the Holkham estate’s fallow deer

Although the Palladian grandeur of Holkham Hall is of national importance, the beautiful herd of …

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Iamge of the pond frog which has been identified as a native species thanks to its distinctive local accent

Meet the frog with a Norfolk accent

It was thought to be a foreign import and to have become extinct over 20 years ago, but the pond …

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Top down saltmarshes image

When local nature paints its own landscapes

The north Norfolk coast contains a breathtaking range of inter-tidal sand and mudflats, salt …

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Welney Swan feeding

Welney’s unmissable spectacle of swans

Every year, over 10,000 birds descend on the Welney Wetland Centre near Downham Market for a winter …

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The tradition and the future of Cley Marshes

It’s been the centre of a reed-cutting industry for centuries, and it’s now been called the Great …

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Portrait of Humphry Repton

Humphry Repton’s favourite & darling child

The great landscape designer Humphry Repton completed over 400 commissions during his illustrious …

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Aerial shot of Holme coastline

Bitterns, butterflies, barn owls and Butlins...

Shaped by both man and the elements, it’s one of the most beautiful coastal locations in Norfolk – …

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A seal laying on the beach

A record-breaking year for our local seals...

Despite the increasing amount of human intervention and plastic pollution, our local seal …

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