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Freedom to explore

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.

Travelling to and around West Norfolk

To plan your journey to the picturesque region of west Norfolk, or for more information on how you can travel around the area once you get here, there is plenty of travel information to help you. West Norfolk is easily accessed from all parts of the UK via road, rail and air, with good access to ferry ports and the Channel tunnel making it also easily reachable from Europe.

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.

West Norfolk: Coastal Memories

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.

  • Schools Exhibition: The Best Years of Your Life?

    Discover Downham, DOWNHAM MARKET

    Discover Downham’s Schools Exhibition ‘The Best Years of Your Life?’ is a free event that will be taking place between 7th July – 31st December 2022.

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    Artworks @The Town Hall in Hunstanton

    Hunstanton Town Hall, The Green

    Artworks from local artists, artisans and skilled crafters!

  • Ringstead Open Studios

    Ringstead Village Hall, Ringstead

    The village hall in Ringstead will host a group show of four prominent West Norfolk artists Jane Brun, Helga
    Joergens, Barbara King and David Lendrum, as part of the county wide Norfolk Open Studios event.

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Request your free brochure

Request a copy of our latest “Where to Stay in West Norfolk 2022” brochure and choose from a wide range of accommodation in west Norfolk.
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The perfect way to explore west Norfolk has now arrived! Download the Walk West Norfolk app and fully experience west Norfolk’s charming villages, quiet back roads and gently rolling countryside on foot or two wheels.

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