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Daska Davis

Having been lucky enough to call Norfolk home for more than a decade, I’m still amazed at how many beautiful and fascinating places there are still left to discover in our big blue skied county. norfolk-hotels.co.uk is a wonderful place to find out more and share the best places to visit, enjoy and relax in our fabulous coast and country.

Kings Lynn Corn Exchange

Five Norfolk things to do in April

1. History teacher A rare appearance at the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange by David Starkey, the UK’s leading constitutional historian, who will bring the Tudors to life as he tells their dramatic story which he describe as, “the most glorious soap opera”. Tickets are priced £16, and the show starts at 7.30pm on Friday 15 April.  2. All the fun of the fair Gun dogs, horses, falconry, sheep shearing, steam engines and vintage tractors are all on show at this year’s East Anglian…

April 14, 2016 , article by

Literary line-up announced

Briarfields has announced the line-up for its literary year of Bookfests, with three major authors set to appear at the Titchwell hotel during 2016. With each speaker set to share an insight into their career as a writer, plus extracts from their latest or upcoming books, Bookfest guests also get the opportunity to quiz each of the authors before having copies of their titles signed at the event. Kicking off the…

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Gin and Tonic

Reinventing the G&T

At Norfolk Hotels, we are passionate about celebrating the people who help us to create a unique experience at our venues, and recently Briarfields’ Carl Howell met up with The Norfolk Sloe Company’s Patrick and Sarah Saunders who are creating a craft range of gins locally: ‘A relatively new business that’s been around for just under four years, the Saunders still create their high quality gin at home (actually in their garage!) along with a range of brandies. Looking for a…

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Pedal Norfolk

Put a spring in your step

OK, we’re only just into March, and spring still feels like a little way off, but getting out and about, and some air into your lungs is a great way to get your circulation going, turn up your body temperature and feel good even when Norfolk puts on its best impersonation of Siberia. Here are a few regular and upcoming seasonal sporting events for your calendar. Holkham parkrun It’s Saturday, it’s 9am,…

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Five things to do in Norfolk in March

Five Norfolk things to do in March

1. Eat, drink and be très merry In the first of an occasional series, Briarfields is to host its first wine pairing evening with gourmand Graham Donaldson. A Taste of France will feature six wines served over five French-inspired dishes, and Graham will explain the science behind classic flavours, why they work (and even why some pairings don’t). Informal, fun and decidedly unstuffy, Donaldson will entertain and educate as you sip, sup and relax. Tickets are priced £50 per…

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