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A beige windmill standing tall against a blue sky in west Norfolk.


There’s so much to do in west Norfolk that you’ll want to come back again and again. Whether you are on holiday or just visiting for the day, there are lots to entertain all of the family, in or out of season… whatever the weather!

  • Barroway Drove

    , Downham Market

    Barroway Drove is a village in the parish of Stow Bardolph, Norfolk. The village lies on the eastern edge of The Fens and is often referred to as Bardolph Fen.

  • Young girl feeding the piglets at Church Farm in Stow Baldolph, West Norfolk.

    Church Farm

    Lynn Road, Stow Bardolph
    Winter Season 2023/24 30th October 2023 – 14th February 2024 Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunda… (see listing)

    A great family day out. Lots of friendly farm animals, large indoor and outdoor play areas, pedal tractor trail, tractor rides, animal encounter sessions and lots more!

  • Denver Village, West Norfolk

    Denver Village

    Denver Village, Downham Market

    Denver is a charming village about 1 mile south of Downham Market. Situated on the edge of the Fens, the village gently descends on the flat Fens toward Denver Sluice.

  • Discover Downham Heritage Centre

    The Old Fire Station, Downham Market
    The centre is open to the public Thursday/Friday 10:00am – 4:00pm and Saturday 10:00am – 1:00pm, eac… (see listing)

    The Discover Downham Heritage Centre is run by the Downham Market & District Heritage Society.

  • Boat moored at Downham Market's riverside in west Norfolk.

    Downham Market

    Town Centre, Downham Market

    Dating back to Saxon times, this small hillside settlement is one of Norfolk’s oldest market towns.

  • The village and cottages of Feltwell


    Feltwell Village, Downham Market

    Feltwell village is in the parish of Feltwell, the largest parish in Norfolk. Built on a line of springs where the low chalk hills of the Brecks slope to meet the black peaty soils of the Fens.

  • Framin’ Art

    35 High Street, Downham Market
    Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00am – 3:00pm. Closed Sunday and Monday.

    Stocking a comprehensive range of art and craft materials, Framin’ Art has something for all abilities, interests and levels of expertise.

  • Hilgay parish church in west Norfolk.


    Hilgay Village, Downham Market

    The Village of Hilgay is 4 miles south of Downham Market. It sits on a raised isle, around 20 metres above the surrounding fenland.

  • The River Wissey in west Norfolk.

    River Wissey

    Hilgay, Downham Market
  • The village church at Runcton Holme.

    Runcton Holme

    Runcton Holme Village, King’s Lynn

    Runcton Holme lies to the north of Stow Bardolph and to the south of Watlington about 5 miles north of Downham Market.