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.

Blakeney Point in the Autumn sunlight showing lots of golden reds and browns

Blakeney National Nature Reserve

One of the largest expanses of unspoilt coastline in the country, the ever-changing tides and abundance of wildlife mean that no two visits are the same. Follow the Norfolk coast path for uninterrupted views or take a boat trip out to Blakeney Point and pot the grey seals basking in the sunlight.

Early morning on the Blickling Hall estate with the house reflected in the water of the lake, and a bluish mist all around

Blickling Hall

Nobody ever forgets their first sight of Blickling. The breath taking red-brick mansion and ancient yew hedges sit at the heart of the historic park, ideal for walking and cycling. The beautiful gardens are perfect for a relaxing stroll too, whatever the season.

Brancaster Beach at dusk with the tide out

Brancaster Estate

Enjoy miles of golden sand at Brancaster Beach, perfect for long walks and building castles. And for those looking to stay locally, our Activity Centre now offers group accomodation for up to 48 people.

A girl wearing a mob cap holding a mixing bowl

Elizabethan House

This 16th century quayside building is now an interactive museum that reflects the life of the families who lived here from Tudor to Victorian times.

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.

The top of a tower with a grey lid

Horsey Windpump

Currently undergoing an exciting restoration project, you can still come and enjoy refreshments before exploring the Mere or Estate on foot.

Brancaster Staithe Harbour

Norfolk coast 

It's hard not to fall in love with the beautiful Norfolk coastline, with its sandy beaches at Brancaster to the seal colony at Blakeney Point. Whether you're looking for a relaxing walk or the adrenaline of kite surfing, there's something for everyone here.

Oxburgh Hall reflected in the moat at sunset.

Oxburgh Hall

A romantic moated manor house built by the Bedingfeld family in the 15th century and still lived in today. Inside, the family's Catholic history is revealed, complete with a secret priest's hold. Outside, wander through the gardens and woods, or enjoy panoramic views from the gatehouse roof.

The Drawing Room showing the mid c18th rococo ornament framing the mirror at Peckover House, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Peckover House and Garden

A secret gem, an oasis hidden away in an urban environment. Contrast the classic Georgian merchant's townhouse, once home to a Quaker family; with a beautiful Victorian garden, now home to more than 60 varieties of rose.

The view from the Temple towards Sheringham Hall, Sheringham Park, Norfolk

Sheringham Park

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

Interior of the National Trust Textile Conservation Studio

Textile Conservation Studio

The National Trust Textile Conservation Studio is our only in-house conservation treatment facility. As well as ensuring our own significant textile collection is maintained, we also offer our expertise to external organisations and private clients.

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.