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Explore Norfolk's Towns & Villages


Norfolk offers a wide range of beautiful towns and villages ideal with plenty to see on land and on the water. All these historic towns and quaint villages are all easily accessible by car and boat.

We have put together some information on each of the major towns and villages within Norfolk, including the attractions you can find there, places to eat and helpful journey times travelling by car.

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Eating out on the Broads

Norfolk has a fantastic reputation for producing great tasting food. The coast is blessed with an abundance of quality local produce, making this the best destination in the UK for all food lovers. Take a day out and visit one of the many warm welcoming pubs that serve the finest ale from award winning local breweries. 

Discover for yourself what Norfolk has to offer and download the new Eating out in the Broads National Park guide. Packed full of local pubs and restaurant’s guaranteed to appeal to anyone's taste buds.



Acle is situated on the River Bure half way between Potter Heigham and Great Yarmouth. The village originally grew as a fishing village as in Saxon times all of the land between Great Yarmouth and Acle was below sea level so Acle was on the coast.


With its period buildings, local shops and community feel, the pretty market town of Aylsham exudes old world charm as well as modern world style, it will make a great base for your trip to the Norfolk Broads.

Great Yarmouth

One of the country’s favourite seaside resorts, Great Yarmouth boasts miles of sandy beaches, a great choice of family-friendly entertainment options and many cultural and historic attractions. Located at the end of the River Bure.

North Walsham

North Walsham is a market town and civil parish in Norfolk, the market place houses a 16th century cross with clock, the focal point of the town, today a market runs on Thursdays and the rest of the town has plenty of shops.


Norwich is a fusion of a modern and historic town, offering wonderful sights and attractions that won't disappoint. The high streets are open six days a week offering a paradise for shopper's with two shopping centres.


Ormesby is a small village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk and is at the furthest edge of the unique Trinity Broads. Situated between Ormesby Broad to the North and Ormesby Little Broad to the south.


Stalham is a market town and civil parish on the River Ant in the county of Norfolk. Stalham is a popular place for visitors and is mentioned in the Doomsday Book and home to a number of historic sights and a great choice of walking routes.