A break in North Norfolk has a huge amount to offer nature-lovers all year round. Even in the winter months, the landscape of coast and countryside has a unique charm. Around the coast of Cley and Blakeney hotels can have views overlooking the reed beds and marshes and are an ideal place for ornithologists or wildlife enthusiasts to stay when visiting the area. Blakeney Point Nature Reserve is somewhere to view large flocks of lapwing, knot and starlings wheeling in intricate formations against the magnificent  and expansive Norfolk skies. Continue Reading

The secret to enjoying a hotel is to indulge in all aspects on offer and make the most of the surrounding area. Hotels in Norfolk are perfect both for wildlife enthusiasts and for keen foodies as the area is thriving in nature and rich in delicious local produce.

Bird Watching

For nature lovers North Norfolk is a perfect holiday destination. Many visitors to the area are attracted by the exceptional views and the stunningly expansive Norfolk Skies. Cley Marshes in particular tends to attract birdwatchers as North Norfolk is a very popular migration site. This coastal area is considered one of the best bird watching sites in the U.K., boasting a rich diversity of bird species, both native and migrants. Some of the common Continue Reading

Short breaks in Norfolk can be filled with endless tourist attractions and sights to see. The stunning countryside and coast of North Norfolk has long been admired by ornithologists, artists and photographers.

Norfolk is home to the lovingly preserved North Norfolk railway. The coastal railway, also known as the Poppy Line because of the flowers that bloom along the track, operates both steam and historic diesel engines and connects the town of Sheringham to Weybourne and Holt. Further afield, there is the Bure valley railway with a steam train that tootles along the track and the restored mid-Norfolk railway also operates steam-hauled excursions. Continue Reading

Accommodation is a very important part of a trip away from home. North Norfolk is a beautiful place to stay and there are a great many reasons to visit this wonderful county. When looking for a hotel or bed and breakfast there are three main elements that contribute to a perfect stay – location, food and comfort.

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Cley-Next-The-Sea is a timeless North Norfolk seaside brick and flint village with a traditional red telephone box and storybook streets. The George Hotel at Cley dates back to 18th Century. The building has survived World War II bombing and the 1953 floods. In 1926 The George hosted the inaugural meeting of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust – or The Norfolk Naturalists Trust as it was called then – after their purchase of 407 acres of the nearby Cley Marshes for £5,160.

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Norfolk is extremely pretty with small market towns and chocolate box villages. It is a wonderful place for a family holiday, a romantic getaway, a weekend away or a mini break with friends. There are plenty of attractive reasons to visit this wonderful county and there are hotels in Norfolk to suit every taste and pocket.

The Norfolk Broads is the county’s handsome national park and is Britain’s largest protected wetland with 120 miles of waterways winding their way through grazing marshes, fens and woodland. The Broads are a popular destination for boating holidays, water based activities and bird watching.

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The North Norfolk Coast is a popular area for those looking for a typically english seaside holiday. This area of the British coastline is one of the most diverse in the country. The terrain ranges from the salt marshes of Morston and Stiffkey to the shingle shoreline of Salthouse and from the long white sandy beach at Holkham to the grassy dunes of Brancaster. It is hard to find a better place to spend a holiday in the UK.

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The George Hotel has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from Tripadvisor.

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