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Welcome to west Norfolk, a truly special place of unspoilt charm and natural beauty. Once visited, you’ll want to come back to west Norfolk again and again.

Mother’s Day in West Norfolk 2024

This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 10th March 2024. Celebrate the amazing mother figure in your life and spoil them with a weekend away in west Norfolk.

Pamper on a relaxing spa break, get crafty in a creative workshop, tuck into a scrumptious Sunday lunch, and treat them to a bespoke gift they will treasure forever.

We have rounded up some of the best things to do this Mother’s Day weekend in west Norfolk.

Please be aware that the experiences featured may need to be booked in advance. Please check ahead with event organisers and venues before setting out.

Experiences

From music festivals to superb historic sites, tranquil nature parks to fun-filled entertainment venues, west Norfolk has something for the whole family to enjoy throughout the year.

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Activities

Get out and about and enjoy the many activities and things to do in west Norfolk. The region is a real haven for nature lovers and for enjoying the great outdoors.
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Attractions

There’s so much to do in west Norfolk that you’ll want to come back again and again.
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Events

Discover the huge range of events going on all year in west Norfolk. Whatever your interest there is something happening in the area to suit you.
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Food & Drink

With a growing reputation for the quality of our local food, visitors can enjoy some great meals out.
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Shopping

From speciality shops for that perfect souvenir to mainstream retailers for all your holiday needs.

Destinations

Brim full of heritage and renowned for its stunning coastline and unspoilt countryside, west Norfolk is the ideal place to explore, unwind and soak up the sheer sense of space and tranquillity.

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Hunstanton

The classic resort of Hunstanton offers Victorian charm and traditional seaside fun. Along with neighbouring Old Hunstanton, it is the ideal base for enjoying the wonderful coastline.
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King’s Lynn

The Hanseatic town of King’s Lynn is brim full of maritime heritage and outstanding historic buildings. Combined with its bustling shopping centre, it is a great place to discover and explore.
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Downham Market

The ancient town of Downham Market is full of character, an excellent base from which to explore the countryside and a haven for lovers of wildlife, peace, and tranquillity.

What’s on?

Discover the huge range of events going on all year in west Norfolk. Whatever your interest there is something happening in the area to suit you. Always check with the event organisers before setting out to an event.

  • Lamb Feeding & Lambing Live

    Church Farm Stow Bardolph, Stow Bardolph
    Thursday 15th February – Monday 6th May 2024. Bottle feeding to be held every day at: 10.30 – 11… (see listing)

    Lamb bottle feeding starts on Thursday 15th February 2024 until Monday 6th May 2024. This activity is part of the normal animal activities held at the Farm daily, so is not bookable as a private event.

  • Discover Titchwell

    RSPB Titchwell Marsh, Titchwell
    Dates in January, February and March. Check website for booking details.

    Titchwell Marsh is a natural retreat rich in wildlife and with over 70 species of birds on the reserve at this time of year, we don’t want you to miss a thing!

  • Smokie

    Alive Corn Exchange, King’s Lynn
    Tuesday 5th March 2024, 7:30pm.

    Look at the Guinness Book Of Hit Singles and you could be forgiven for thinking Smokie’s success story was a 1970s phenomenon. After all, 11 of their 14 British hits came in that eventful musical decade.

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West Norfolk… Naturally

West Norfolk… Naturally – Time to Explore with Greener Footsteps

At Visit West Norfolk, we promote sustainable and responsible tourism with the aim to protect our coast, countryside, communities and diverse wildlife for future generations of visitors.

Our West Norfolk… Naturally tourism campaign highlights the many great ways visitors and businesses can reduce their impact on the environment and conserve west Norfolk’s beautiful landscapes and sustainable tourism destinations.

From greener ways of travelling to walking and cycling routes, our regularly updated guide aims to help us all move towards a greener West Norfolk for the benefit of us all!

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King’s Lynn Experiences For Groups

Suggested ideas for superb group-oriented experiences to be found in and around the historic market town of King’s Lynn.
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The New Hunstanton Observatory

The brand new venue-for-hire Hunstanton Observatory is great news for Dark Skies related visitor-focused experiences in west Norfolk.
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