From March to May, discover the beauty of Norfolk during spring time.
Norfolk is one of those great places that can be enjoyed all year round. To wake you from your sleepy winter coma, we’ve listed 35 things to be enjoyed in Norfolk during spring – most can be experienced at a leisurely pace and social distanced too!
Blow away the cobwebs with a walk in a Nature Reserve.
It’s Lapwing show time over coastal marshes during March and April. Get up early for your best chance of seeing them.
Help bottle feed the lambs at Snettisham Park.
Take a long walk along Brancaster beach.
See a carpet of bluebells at NWT Foxley Woods from late April.
Walk Peddars Way and soak up the beauty of the spring season.
Try pond dipping at RSPB Strumpshaw Fen; spring is the best time for tadpoles.
Book a food tour of Norwich.
Follow your nose and find wild garlic in the woodlands.
Enjoy an ice cream at Wells-next-the-Sea.
Canoe along the Little Ouse from Thetford to Brandon.
At sunset, hear the unusual birdsong of the nightjars at NWT Roydon Common.
Hire a beach hut on stilts at Wells.
Sail the marshes and sea with a pitstop for lunch with the Coastal Exploration Company.
View the spring flowers at Blickling Hall. There are more than 100,000 daffodils.
Find fossils along West Runton beach.
Paddleboard on the Norfolk Broads.
Spot the hares on the coastal marshes and heathlands.
Discover the ancient grounds of NWT Honeypot Woods. It dates back to the ice age!
Brave the cold and try wild swimming in the River Bure. Lammas near Buxton is a quiet, clear and deep stretch of water.
Hop on your bicycle and peddle your way along Marriott’s Way Cycle Route; 26-miles of traffic free cycling.
Visit a stately home such Sandringham House and stroll around the gardens full of spring blooms.
Spot the butterflies and dragonflies that flutter on the Broads Nature Reserve.
Explore the Victorian walled garden at Holkham Hall.
Try trail running through Sheringham Park or Blickling Park.
Eat fish and chips on the beach at Hunstanton while watching the sunset.
Keep children entertained with crabbing at Blakeney Quay.
Enjoy Easter lunch at a cosy country pub.
Explore the restaurants, cafes and foodie businesses at Burnham Market.
Discover hidden treasure in North Norfolk’s antique stores and barns.
Pick up fresh, seasonal local produce at a farm shop.