Norfolk is a popular spot for travellers to enjoy a quiet weekend or take a city break. With rugged landscape, the sea, beautiful beaches, quaint countryside cottages and historic attractions galore, Norfolk is a fabulous place to escape the noise and crowds of city life.
There is a good selection of hotels in Norfolk in terms of accommodation options. If you are looking for luxury and comfort without having to spend extravagantly, The Harper North Norfolk Hotel is the ideal choice.
If you plan a trip in the upcoming quarter some of the best festivals to be a part of include:
The Cromer Pier Summer Show:
From the months of August through October there are three great events hosted all through the season by Cromer Pier. These are Show 1, Show 2 and the popular Best of Summer. The shows will feature a variety of entertainment acts like dance, music, comedy with ritzy costumes and stunning backdrops. In terms of sheer variety, the shows are peerless and definitely worth a visit!
Fused Glass Workshop:
Holt is the venue for the Fused Glass Workshop organised from 7th Feb- 22 Dec 2018. Those who have a passion for glassware have a unique opportunity to join the workshop and learn the art of glass designing, cutting and fusing to create their own masterpiece. The event is at Driftwood Studio starting from 11 am till end of the day. The charges are as follows: Stained glass classes – £120, fused glass classes – £80 and kids’ classes – £20.
Sandringham Food & Drink Festival:
Held on 4 & 5 August 2018, Visitors get a chance to look around, sample and purchase a diverse variety of food items and drinks, from the local community as well as from other countries. There will be live music, plenty of activities and events for visitors of all age groups. Ale lovers will enjoy satiating their thirst at the Real Ale Marquee.
The Aylsham Show:
One of the biggest one-day traditional agricultural events in East Anglia is on 27th August. There will be thousands of visitors to the very popular event. The picturesque setting of Blickling Estate’s parkland will be the venue, adding to the charm of the event.
The Out There Festival:
Head over to St George’s Park in Great Yarmouth, which is the venue for ‘The Out There Festival’ on 15 & 16 September. This year the festival will showcase the finest in street art and circus. Since its inception, the event has garnered acclaim for its innovative and unique productions. A family-friendly event it will host world-class presentations, grand spectacles and rib-tickling comedy events. An added bonus is its sea-side locations, which makes the event even more attractive.
Pork lovers will thoroughly enjoy a visit to Porkstock on 13 October, which celebrates the local produce of Norfolk. No prizes for guessing, the menu will consist almost entirely of pork dishes. The festival is free to attend with plenty of food stalls selling various kinds of pork culinary items and drinks. Great food, terrific beer and live music make it all the more enjoyable an event.