Find your way around the beautiful county of Norfolk
Visiting Norfolk couldn’t be easier. Situated in the east of England (East Anglia) Norfolk can be reached by car, train or air travel. Enjoy the use of this simple map of Norfolk to help you plan your days out and discover the finest attractions Norfolk has to offer.
Once you are in Norfolk you’ll find an easy to use road network with major routes to and from the city of Norwich that branch out to the four main areas of Norfolk; The Norfolk Broads (broadland) situated to the East, Breckland to the West, The North Norfolk Coast and South Norfolk. Norwich railway station provides a great central location for arriving in Norfolk with train services to Sheringham on the North Norfolk coast and Great Yarmouth on the East Norfolk Coast.
Norfolk has a great bus service, the popular choice being the Coasthopper for easy touring of the North Norfolk Coast. Buses also run from Norwich Bus Station to popular coastal towns, such as Cromer, Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft. Other Norwich bus services run from St Stephens Street and Castle Meadow connecting you to popular tourist locations like Wroxham in the Norfolk Broads or market towns such as Wymondham in South Norfolk.
For the serious walker we feature the Peddars Way and the North Norfolk Coastal Path which are two contrasting trails that link at Holme and Hunstanton totalling around 96 miles.
The Norfolk Coast Path is spectacular and invigorating, where it is sometimes possible to imagine you are walking on the edge of the world. Follow this 50-mile stretch of wild and magnificent coastline from Hunstanton to Cromer.
The Peddars Way is 46 miles long and travels, more or less, in an extraordinary straight line through perfect Norfolk countryside from Knettishall Heath to Holme next the Sea. With some fascinating and unusual flora and fauna, it is suitable for a very wide range of ages and abilities.
From exploring the tranquil Norfolk Broads or a peaceful stroll in our beautiful countryside.
Zoom in on the Norfolk map to view the magical Norfolk Broads which comprise of about 120 miles of navigable waterways – seven rivers and 63 broads, most of the latter only about 12 feet deep. Crusing on the Broads provides a feeling of peace and tranquillity – a sort of detachment from all and sundry on the land – quite unlike anything else.
The Norfolk Countryside is widely considered flat, although we do have a few good hills with some lovely picnic views. The countryside is full of fascinating and unusual flora and fauna, making it suitable for a very wide range of ages and abilities.
Norfolk has some fantastic places to shop beginning of course with Norwich. But not forgetting our wonderful market towns selling tasty local Norfolk produce and the best of Norfolk’s fine arts and crafts.
The historic City of Norwich boosts two shopping malls: Castle Mall and Chapelfield. The quaint and quirky Norwich Lanes – independent shops full of character and charm. The colourful bustling Norwich Market and many high streets full of popular names and brands.
Some lovely Norfolk market towns to visit must include; Swaffham, Wymondham, Aylsham, Burnham Market, Holt and Fakenham.