Places to visit in Norfolk

As well as a number of stunning gardens and houses, its golden sandy beaches, coastal nature reserves and an abundance of wildlife mean Norfolk really does have it all.

Family walking dogs

Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

We’ve opened more than 130 gardens and parks in England, Wales and Northern Ireland through advanced booking. Tickets are released on Friday for the following week. More than 200 coast and countryside car parks are open across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Read this article to find out what's open and what to expect from your visit.

View across the Parterre towards Blickling Hall

Blickling Estate 

As well as a fascinating house to discover, the gardens and historic parkland are perfect for a relaxing stroll under Norfolk's big skies.

Dovecot at Felbrigg seen through the arch

Felbrigg Hall 

Felbrigg Hall, where every room has something to feed the imagination, and outdoors the productive walled garden is a gardener’s delight and inspiration for all. There's plenty of walks to choose from around the estate too.

Horsey Windpump with cows in the foreground

Horsey Windpump 

After extensive restoration work, this landmark is once again standing proud in the Norfolk Broads. Admire its beauty and explore the wider Estate, which is now a haven for wildlife.

Brancaster Beach

Norfolk Coast 

One of the largest expanses of unspoilt coastline in the country. Venture along the Norfolk Coast, with its sandy beaches at Brancaster to the seal colony at Blakeney Point.

May dawn mist morning

Oxburgh Hall 

Oxburgh Hall often leaves a lasting impression. Step inside the home of the Bedingfeld family (who still live there today) and follow our story as we embark on an ambitious project to restore Oxburgh Hall to its former glory.

Couple walking their dog on the main drive at Sheringham

Sheringham Park 

Wander through Sheringham Park and you'll soon realise why this place became the personal favourite of its designer, Humphry Repton. Climb a viewing tower for breathtaking views above the tree-tops and out to sea.

A dog walker on Incleborough Hill

West Runton 

This is the perfect place for a breezy walk up and down the hills of north Norfolk. Whatever the weather your walk will be rewarding.