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Family on a winter walk near bare trees at West Runton, Norfolk
Family on a winter walk at West Runton, Norfolk | © National Trust Images/Rob Coleman

Countryside and woodland in Norfolk

Head off the beaten track in Norfolk and enjoy the changing seasons within this rolling landscape, looking out for plentiful wildlife along the way.

Norfolk's countryside and woodland

Aerial view of Blickling Estate in Norfolk showing the house, grounds and lake

Blickling Estate 

There's much more to Blickling Estate than its famous house. Covering 4,600 acres with 950 acres of woodland and parkland and 3,500 acres of farmland, Blickling Estate is great for exploring alone, with family or your four-legged friends.

Reflections in the lake at Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk

The estate at Felbrigg 

The estate at Felbrigg includes 520 acres of woods, with rolling parkland, a lake and buggy-friendly paths. There's plenty of space to let off steam or follow a trail to discover the delights of the grounds.

The east front of Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk, in autumn

Explore the estate at Oxburgh 

Oxburgh Estate is nestled on the edge of the Norfolk Brecks, where the land meets the wide-open Fenlands. Discover the wider parkland, and the wildlife that makes their home here.

Small temple in the garden at Sheringham Park on a sunny day, surrounded by trees with hilly parkland in the background

Sheringham Park 

There’s lots of nature and wildlife to spot at Sheringham Park. From woodpeckers to skylarks on the cliff tops to snakes basking in the wild garden, here’s some seasonal highlights.

The heath in Autumn at West Runton,

West Runton and Beeston Regis Heath 

Discover what you might see on your visit to West Runton and Beeston Regis Heath, from sea views to wildlife such as nightjars, buzzards, badgers and white admiral butterflies.

View across Heigham Holmes, Norfolk

Heigham Holmes nature reserve

Heigham Holmes is an area of low-lying grazing marsh within the Norfolk Broads and covers an area of 500 acres bounded by a flood bank, which the river Thurne flows around.

Blue sky at Horsey Windpump, Norfolk

Discover more in Norfolk

Big skies, a stunning coastline, magnificent houses and gardens. You're spoilt for choice in Norfolk.