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About Norfolk: Boating, Norfolk, UKNorfolk is a county in the East of England. It has borders with Lincolnshire to the west, Cambridge shire to the west and southwest and Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea coast and to the north-west the county is bordered by the Wash. This county has a population of 859,400.

Norfolk tourism includes the bright lights and family fun of Great Yarmouth and the tranquil Norfolk Broads, known as Britain’s magical water land. There's Norwich, a fantastic city of heritage, culture and shopping. Close by is the lovely gentle countryside of South Norfolk and The Waveney Valley.

TNorth Norfolk coast, Norfolk, UKhe fabulous North Norfolk coast is rightly lauded as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and The Brecks and Thetford Forest is a unique landscape (and amazing outdoor playground) of dense Scots pines and heath.

Royal residence in West Norfolk and The Fens, countless outdoor activities, a fantastic variety of family theme parks and attractions, historical sites, and some of the country's best fresh, seasonal food to be found in superb restaurants and dining pubs.

Eat: Fish and chips, Norfolk, UKThose seeking Norfolk's regional cuisine should head for the coast. Although the fishing fleets of Norfolk are not particularly large, their crops can be found in any decent pub or restaurant along the coast, especially that of North Norfolk. Ask what's fresh before ordering, and explore the market towns of the region to find local fishmongers who can tell you about the fish.

With prices for wholesale agricultural produce being forced ever lower by powerful supermarkets and bulk purchasers, many farmers are choosing to apply for organic certification and concentrating on producing high quality natural produce. Fruit such as apples and pears are grown in the region, and there is a small but healthy community of organic meat farmers who sell high quality beef, lamb and pork reared on certified organic Norfolk farms. To drink there is large number of locally produced beers cater for a broad variety of tastes.

Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk, UKPlaces to visit in Norfolk:

Oxburgh Hall: It is situated in Oxborough village, to the south west of Swaffham in an area known as the 'Brecks'. The hall itself is a beautiful moated manor house, managed by the National Trust. The house was built in the late 15th century by Sir Edmund Bedingfield and his descendants have lived here pretty much ever since.

Cromer: It is a classic North Norfolk seaside town, situated on a cliff-top overlooking fine sandy beaches. Cromer Pier has survived despite bad damage over the years and is a traditional seaside pier with a Lifeboat Station and Pavilion Theatre, which still stages end of pier shows.

Pensthorpe Natural Park, Norfolk, UKPensthorpe Natural Park: It is a wildlife nature reserve, situated near Fakenham. The majority of the park was created in the 1980's when gravel extraction left a patchwork of lakes. The site is located in the River Wensum valley which acts as a migration corridor attracting migrating birds from Europe and Africa. 

Norwich: It is considered the capital of East Anglia and has much to offer the visitor. Norwich city centre has streets that still carry a lot of their medieval charm, including some remains of the ancient city walls and a wealth of historic buildings.

Holt: It is a lovely rural Georgian North Norfolk town with plenty of unusual shops and surrounded by well-wooded parks. Having been burnt down in 1708, Holt presents a comparatively modern appearance, with a spacious market place, dominated by a fine cross of Clipsham stone to commemorate the war dead. A jumble of streets and alleyways fanout from the main High Street, offering plentyThe Sea Life Centre, Norfolk, UK of facilities including pubs, cafes, galleries, and shops to enjoy.

The Sea Life Centre: It offers indoor entertainment and education for the family, whatever the weather. This popular attraction takes you on a journey from shipwrecks, to penguins and shark tunnels to the tropical rainforest and the beautiful coral reef. In each of the 13 different themed stages of the journey, information panels educate you about the marine life that lives in that particular section.

 

 

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