Whether you’re native to Norfolk or visiting this wonderful part of the world, there’s lots to look forward to as the cold long evenings soon start to draw out with warmer temperatures and light evenings. As Spring approached and areas such as the Norfolk Broads come alive with the sights and sounds of nature, it’s the perfect time for a walk or a bike ride through the countryside. You can also explore the many historic sites and landmarks that Norfolk has to offer, such as the Norwich Cathedral and the Castle Museum. And don’t forget to indulge in some of the local cuisine, such as Cromer crab and samphire, during your visit.
If you’re looking for a unique experience, consider visiting the Rhododendron and Azalea Walk at Sheringham Park. This beautiful National Trust property boasts over 80 species of rhododendrons and azaleas, creating a stunning display of colour and fragrance. It’s the perfect way to enjoy the beauty of nature during your visit to Norfolk.
Cromer Crab and Lobster Festival – May 19-21
If you’re a foodie, make sure to visit the Cromer Crab and Lobster Festival in May. This annual festival celebrates the local fishing industry and offers visitors the chance to taste some of the freshest seafood around. Enjoy live music, cooking demonstrations and even a crab dressing competition. It’s a must-visit event for anyone visiting Norfolk in the springtime.
Easter egg hunt at Blickling Hall
If you’re looking for something fun to do with the kids, consider taking part in the Easter egg hunt at Blickling Hall. This historic estate offers a beautiful backdrop for the annual egg hunt, which takes place throughout the gardens and parkland. It’s a great way to enjoy the outdoors and celebrate the holiday with family and friends.
Bluebells – Foxley wood
If you’re a nature lover, be sure to visit Foxley Wood in the springtime, where you can witness a breathtaking display of bluebells. This ancient woodland is home to a stunning carpet of bluebells that cover the forest floor, creating a magical and serene atmosphere. It’s the perfect place to take a peaceful walk and enjoy the beauty of nature.
No visit to Norfolk is complete without a trip to Holkham Beach. This stunning stretch of sand and sea has been voted one of the best beaches in the UK, and it’s easy to see why. With miles of unspoilt coastline, backed by sand dunes and pine forests, it’s the perfect place to relax and unwind. Take a picnic, go for a swim, or simply stroll along the shore and enjoy the beauty of the Norfolk coast.
Norfolk & Norwich Festival – May 7-23
One of the highlights of the spring season in Norfolk is the annual Norfolk & Norwich Festival. This festival features a wide range of music, theatre, dance, and visual arts performances, as well as talks and workshops. With events taking place throughout the county, it’s the perfect way to experience the vibrant cultural scene in Norfolk.
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