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Whether you're interested in natural beauty and wildlife, history and culture, stunning architecture or unique sights, Norfolk has something exciting to offer everyone - even people who've lived here all their lives! Here are just a few of our very favourite places - and we'd love to know if we've missed anything!

Top Attractions

Royal connections and military heroes

Dedicated to the saints Peter and Paul, the beautiful church of West Newton sits on the royal …

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Part of a marble relief from Herculaneum, which was destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79AD

Wisbech & Fenland Museum

From the very first, museums were intended as a way of bringing a weird and a wonderful world …

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Walsingham Abbey

Walsingham Abbey

It was one of Norfolk’s most important religious sites and was once one of the most popular …

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The restored church of St Mary at Houghton-on-the-Hill

St Mary's, Houghton-on-the-Hill

Today it’s one of the most important churches in East Anglia, attracting visitors and academics …

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Sandringham House exterior

Sandringham House

Today, Sandringham is one of the most famous royal residences in the world, and it’s hard to …

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Downham Town Clock Tower at night

Downham Market Clock Tower

Presented to the town by a local businessman, it’s been at the centre of social and civic life in …

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Brancaster beach aerial

Brancaster Beach

It’s been home to Romans and smugglers, endangered birds, a major maltings industry – and it could …

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Wells-next-the-sea beach huts

Wells-next-the-Sea

With its immediately recognisable and distinctive landmark of a massive red brick granary and …

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Trues Yard museum at night

True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum

This museum in King’s Lynn is dedicated to a disappeared community, virtually all that remains of …

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Inside the Shell Museum at Glandford

The Shell Museum at Glandford

Exquisite seashells, a collection of fossils and birds’ eggs, local archaeological finds and works …

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King's Lynn Minster

The Minster, King's Lynn

It’s been the defining feature of the skyline of King’s Lynn for almost a thousand years, and it’s …

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Sandringham Church Interior

St Mary Magdalene, Sandringham

The church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham is regularly attended by the royal family when they …

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Oxburgh Hall Exterior Night Time

Oxburgh Hall

It may have been built during the Wars of the Roses, protected by a moat and given some imposing …

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King's Lynn Town hall at night

King’s Lynn Town Hall

Perfect for all events from weddings to conferences and concerts, this range of buildings on the …

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Hourses on Holkham Beach

Holkham Beach

A seemingly infinite stretch of golden sands running down to the blue-green waters of the North …

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Castle Rising

Castle Rising

Castle Rising is home to one of the most famous 12th century castles in England - and is owned by …

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View of Blickling Hall

Blickling Hall

What more could you want from a Norfolk country estate? A beautiful house, a colourful history, a …

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