13 Beautiful Places In Norfolk To See If You Would Only Leave Campus
You might be a Norfolk student but how well do you really know the county? There are so many wonderful places with so much to do and most students probably spend their free weekends lounging around campus or watching Netflix. Take a break and head for one of these beautiful Norfolk locations.
Beaches and marshland to explore just two hours away via train (and they have seals).
An hour away from Norwich, Comer has gorgeous beaches and a pier.
3. Sandringham Estate
The Royal home of the baby prince George and the Queen’s Christmas speeches.
4. The Broads
Norfolk is famous for the broads, they were even mentioned in a Bowie song. Take a trip, you wont be disappointed.
5. King’s Lynn
There is always something to do in this historic sea port and market town.
6. Holkham Hall
Home to the 8th Earl of Leicester, Holkham Hall and estate is open to the public to view the astounding artwork and library as well as the 25,000 acres of grounds.
7. Oxburgh Hall
Norfolk is home to some amazing historical buildings including this moated manor house just two and a half hours from Norwich via public transport.
A truly beautiful seaside town, definitely worth a day trip on a sunny day.
9. Blickling Estate
There’s a direct bus from Norwich to get to this breath taking National Trust park and mansion.
10. Houghton Hall
Built by Britain’s first Prime Minister, it’s now home to an equestrian and alpaca centre.
11. Thetford Forest
With Thetford only half an hour away via train there’s no excuse not to visit the UK’s largest man made lowland forest.
12. Castle Rising
A ruin of a once great medieval settlement, this castle was built in 1138. It’s not far from Sandringham so you could see both in one day.
If you don’t have the time to venture very far then pause for a minute to appreciate Norwich. Walk or cycle up to Cafe Britannia for great views over the whole city.