Top 10 things-to-do along the North Norfolk Coast
When it comes to family activities and days out, Norfolk really has something for everyone. In fact it has so much to offer you will just want to come again and again!
Here’s the top 10 things-to-do along the 60 miles of North Norfolk coastline as suggested by leading local self-catering rental company, Kett Country Cottages.
Bircham Windmill is the only working windmill open to the public and is a great starting point for cycle tours and adventure walks. You can also try your hand at baking bread as the sails spin above you!
Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary
Watch ‘penguin playtime’ and learn about sea turtles while exploring the stunning marine habitats at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary.
Head to the golden sands which stretch for miles along the National Trust beach at Brancaster – can you spot the old shipwreck? Walk the dog, try kite-surfing or build the biggest sandcastle.
Holme Dunes National Nature Reserve
For the nature lovers, wander around Holme Dunes National Nature Reserve, Thornham and get hands-on with creepy crawlies and spotting birds of prey.
Explore the grounds of Holkham Hall and spot the free roaming herds of deer. Stop at the delightful cafe for a well-earned slice of cake, hire a bike to cycle around the estate, or while away time in the new children’s playground.
Muckleburgh Military Collection
Norfolk’s largest collection of military paraphernalia at the Muckleburgh Military Collection enables you to drive a tank and even try on military uniforms.
North Norfolk Railway
Turn back the clock as you travel the coastline in a restored stream engine on the North Norfolk Railway, and treat yourself to some fabulous seaside fish and chips en route.
Amazona Zoo in Cromer boasts a huge collection of animals from across the world and is just a short distance from the famous Pier with all its attractions and the chance to sample some delicious Cromer Crab.
Hilltop Outdoor Centre
If your children are thrill seekers, head to Hilltop Outdoor Centre, Sheringham, home of the only Air Jump in Norfolk. Swing through the trees and walk the high ropes – if you dare!
Seals at Blakeney
If you want to get up close and personal with the wildlife then there is no better experience than a boat trip to see the seals from Blakeney.