From sticks of rock to a regal splendour!
Gary and I had wanted to visit the county Norfolk for a few years now and more often than not we jump in the car and head across to mainland Europe. However, on this occasion, we decided ‘no’, let’s dig deeper into our own lovely country.
Norfolk is situated on the east coast of England and shares its shoreline with the North Sea. For me whenever I hear the North Sea mentioned, it conjures up harsh conditions in my mind, so it was a welcoming site to see the waters on calmer days.
The map and route
We found Norwich to be a lovely city to discover, so much history in one place. The 900-year-old Norman Cathedral and its surrounding Close were certainly a highlight.
Find out more from our posts The Heart of Norfolk & The Norwich 12.
North Norfolk coastal road trip
Fish & chips by the seaside
Lanes in Norwich
Strolling through the historical cobbled lanes of Norwich was like stepping back in time, fantastic little buildings and quirky boutiques.
The Poppy Line
Where we stayed
For our time in Norwich, we stayed at the Maids Head Hotel which offered, comfortable rooms, fine dining, a quiet bar and ample off-street parking. We'd recommend it.
We then headed onto Cromer and stayed at the Cliftonville Hotel, A charming hotel, with the feel of a bygone era, friendly staff and excellent access to Cromer.
If you're intrigued by Norfolk, a UK county with an interesting past, then why not check out "The Little Book of Norfolk". Full of facts and obscure information. It's a fun read on the region.
You can pick it up for your Kindle or in good old hardcover. (Depending on region)
A stick of rock
Escape for a few days
Are you searching for a tranquil hideaway to unwind in, while you explore the picturesque Norfolk landscape?
After a day visiting the golden beaches or touring the charming, quaint villages return to one of the handpicked properties and unique retreats at Holiday Cottages.
A little more of Norfolk
He wanted to do it, honestly
Boat Trip on the Broads
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Great notes from a corner of England that I didn’t know about before!
Thanks Kyle, Norfolk is a lovely part of the UK, we were only there a few days, but it has a little something for everyone, it can be like stepping back in time in places.Happy Travels Janis & Gary