Join us at the George and Dragon at 4pm on Thursday 5 June and enjoy tea served from the stylish new George Tea-pot!

This historic hotel, with its wonderful views of one of Norfolk’s most famous marshes, has a new owner. Since Steve Cleeve took over at the ten-bedroomed hotel last October, he has completely re-designed and re-decorated the restaurant, bar and reception. Continue Reading

The British naval hero Horatio Nelson once quipped, “I am a Norfolk man and glory in being so.” What is it about the region that once compelled the legendary naval commander to utter those words? A closer look at Norfolk’s historic lands, miles of pristine coastline, traditional seaside resorts, excellent food experiences, and top hotels to choose from should make it easy to understand Viscount Nelson’s sentiments.

Many a local hotel along the Norfolk Coast, like The George Hotel at Cley near Holt, has seen travellers fill their rooms year in year out with many visitors returning year after year to experience the very best of North Norfolk. If you’re wondering about the attractions on offer, here’s a quick rundown for you.

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There are some fantastic nature reserves and Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) dotted throughout the UK, which attract not only lots of visitors but various wildlife species as well. The UK is a popular destination for birdwatching with around three million people every year actively choosing to go birdwatching, according to the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). Continue Reading

Are you thinking of ways to extend the summer? Surely summer can’t be over so soon. How about squeezing in a final outdoor event to cap off a wonderful summer experience for you and your friends or family? How about a last minute trip to Norfolk? Check into one of the most popular hotels in the area and just let the beautiful scenery take your breath away. Continue Reading

With the accelerated rate of urban development, living in the city can sometimes become too demanding and stuffy.  Every now and then, you need to take some time to reconnect with nature and just blow off some steam. As late summer turns into autumn, now is the the perfect time to take a trip to the countryside, like North Norfolk, and unwind. Continue Reading

Georgian Holt in Norfolk is a busy market town that looks as though a page has been ripped out of an English history book. It has that alluring historic charm that attracts artists, photographers, and lovers of vintage from all over the UK. If you’re looking for an interesting place on your short break (or longer holiday) well away from the stressful hustle and bustle of city life, this nostalgic market town just might be the perfect place to visit. Before you make your plans to explore the streets of its colourful and distinct Georgian buildings, be sure to book your stay at an excellent hotel near Holt like The George Hotel at Cley. Continue Reading

The Cley Marshes in North Norfolk is a 400-acre expanse filled with breath-taking sights, beautiful species of wildlife and endless opportunities for fun for the whole family. There’s the fresh breeze coming from the sea across the Cley Marshes which are ablaze in the sun and a picture-perfect peaceful spot. Exploring the Cley Marshes might just be what you need to unwind, so book your stay at an excellent place like The George Hotel at Cley, and enjoy a few other activities beyond the scenery. Continue Reading

When you think of spending a short break in Norfolk, what comes to mind? Perhaps you think of Blakeney’s incredible wildlife reserves, the internationally renowned Cley Marshes and staying in one of Norfolk’s hotels overlooking the long stretch of North Norfolk’s coastal path. Indeed, Norfolk is highly visited for its idyllic, natural landscape and stunning seaside views but its pretty brick and flint villages are just as amazing and perfect for exploring and mooching around. If you’re visiting Norfolk, a visit to Holt – a wonderful Georgina market town should definitely be included on your list of must see places. Continue Reading

Seaside holidays are always more fun when you can bring your dogs along. Is your dog gentle and well-behaved, or very energetic and playful? Either way, nothing beats that moment when you watch the tranquil sunset with your furry friend, after a late afternoon walk by the coast. There are loads of wonderful beaches along Norfolk’s coastline to take your canine companion to, and one of them is beautiful Blakeney. Continue Reading

You might be familiar with the wonderful Norfolk market town of Holt as a place plentiful of restaurants, cafes, and antique shops, and where small businesses thrive in this bustling place. Once July kicks in, however, Holt is the best place to be this summer for cultural lovers everywhere, as its annual Holt Festival plays host to poets, musicians, actors, dancers, and comedians, with performances held throughout the town. Continue Reading

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