Norfolk, in the east of England, has an extensive coastline with 90 miles of sandy beaches, and traditional seaside towns.  It also has a vast connection of lakes, rivers, and waterways called the Norfolk Broads. Elsewhere you'll find towns and villages as well as the city of Norwich with its cathedral and wide range of shopping facilities and cultural attractions.

Places to visit


The Norfolk Broads, Norwich Cathedral and Castle, Sandringham House, Castle Acre Priory, Bressingham Steam and Gardens, Bewilderwood, Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach.


Books based in this county:

Authors associated with this county 

Authors who are associated with this county (born or lived here) or who have based their books here.

Bill Bryson

Diana Athill

Anna Sewell (Black Beauty)

Virginia Woolf (The Journal of Mistress Joan Martyn)

Philip Pullman.

John Boyne

Map  by Nilfanion [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons. Not affiliated with The Travelling Reader.

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