Author: Nell

Christmas in Norfolk : what to do

Looking for last-minute Christmas activities to do in the region? Look no further. Norfolk is packed with fun festive things to do over the next couple of weeks, so here’s a few we’ve picked: Ice skating at Great Yarmouth The beautiful outdoor skating rink at Great Yarmouth is open daily (except for Christmas day) in the market square until the 3rd of January. Skating sessions last for 45 minutes and begin on the hour, with a capacity for up to 100 skaters at a time. Visit the website for more information. Meet Santa at Banham Zoo Something for the...

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My first week in Norfolk

There’s a reason I moved to Norfolk eleven years after my first visit. It seemed inevitable, really, that as I slowly shuffled my way across the country from Worcestershire I would eventually find myself here. It’s a love-at-first-sight kind of place, quaintness and modernity nestled side-by-side, stuffed with culture and entertainment. Norwich alone houses a church for every week of the year and a pub for every day of the week, and appropriately it’s a former church which houses their annual beer festival. It’s rare to see a closed-down shop even in the city, because this county cares about...

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