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. is a wonderful place to find out more and share the best places to visit, enjoy and relax in our fabulous coast and country.

Five things to do in June

1. Regal affair For two days, the county comes together for the Royal Norfolk Show which celebrates all things agricultural. With more than 700 retailers to shop, plenty of local food and drink to sample, plus entertainment from the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery and  RAF Falcons, it’s worth pre-booking a two-day ticket at and treating the family to all that the region has to offer.   2. Oh deer! It’s calving season at Snettisham Park where the beautiful spotted…

June 7, 2017 , article by

Cromer and Sheringham Crab & Lobster Festival 2017

Traditionally rival towns, Cromer and Sheringham come together this weekend for the Crab & Lobster Festival. Packed with events, great food, art and music, the festival aims to promote the towns’ local seafaring heritage and vibrant fishing community which still serves us with the coast’s catch. Taking place from Friday 19 May, with an opening variety concert at Cromer’s Pier Pavilion Theatre, events take…

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Golfer’s paradise

Sport fanatic and golf journalist Chris Bertram shares why  – with two GB&I Top 100 courses and three in England’s Top 200 – he loves Norfolk. Here’s his pick of the best spots to play on the coast Royal West Norfolk The process of becoming intoxicated with the links of Royal West Norfolk begins before you step onto the 1st tee of this seaside course of character and soul. The journey between swaying reeds and twisting drive to the clubhouse begins this…

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In the swim

We love making the most of our beautiful location year-round, and we’re not the only ones. Colin Bailey is a solicitor at Fraser Dawbarns and a keen swimmer who enjoys both indoors and outdoor pools. Here he shares his love for the water with us. How long have you been swimming locally? Since I was a boy! I was born and bred in King’s Lynn and started swimming at the outdoor pool in The Walks. You could buy a season ticket…

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Five Norfolk things to do in September

1. Living history Heritage Open Days are back and this month for four days from 8-11 September there is the chance to explore ordinarily inaccessible parts of Norfolk. Handle new Roman finds at Aylsham Heritage Centre, take a tour of King’s Lynn’s historic buildings and watch archive film of the town’s past at Marriotts Warehouse or take a vintage bus to the Hardwick Cemetery. Visit for details of events taking place near you. 2. Ooh-ah, me hearties! Celebrate all things swashbuckling…

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Five Norfolk things to do in August

1. Carnival spirit! It’s carnival season and two of the coast’s best are on this month, with Sheringham kicking off proceedings from 30 July – 7 August and Cromer taking residence for a week on 13-19 August. There are crazy competitions, funfairs, displays and, of course, parades, so get ready to join in the fun. 2. 80s night Dig out your neon legwarmers and disco gear and relive the 80s at a glorious evening of music at Holkham Hall. Big name bands Level…

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Five Norfolk things to do in July

 1. The 66th King’s Lynn Festival, 17-30 July From art writer Andrew-Graham Dixon speaking about the secrets of the Mona Lisa, to soprano Lesley Garrett and friends singing Mozart’s aria and Gershwin, the King’s Lynn Festival once again presents a varied and rich programme. Throughout July find walks, exhibitions and recitals in this beautiful medieval Hanseatic town. 2. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Holkham Hall, 20 July London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) brings one of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies to…

July 7, 2016 , article by

Norfolk Motorbike Company

Norfolk Hotels takes a tour… with The Norfolk Motorcycle Company

Just when you think you’ve seen done and everything there is to experience in Norfolk, someone comes up with a novel idea that gives you a new perspective on our wonderful county. One such individual is David Loughlin who has launched The Norfolk Motorcycle Company hiring classic motorbikes upon which to enjoy coast and country. We caught up with him to find out more… How did The Norfolk Motorcycle Company come about? “For a long time, a group of friends and I…

June 16, 2016 , article by

Norfolk Broads Windmill

Five Norfolk things to do in June

1. Summer Diesel Gala, Sheringham to Holt, 10-12 June The Weybourne Traction Group returns in 2016 with another eagerly anticipated Diesel Gala on the North Norfolk Railway. Over three days, the NNR puts classic diesel locomotives from a variety of eras to work between Sheringham and Holt. Visitors will find refreshments in a beer tent and real ale bar, while the team will be putting as many of its own locomotives and coaching stock into use as possible, along…

June 1, 2016 , article by

Five Norfolk things to do in May

1. Cocktail night at The Lodge Old Hunstanton Shaken, stirred, however you like them, The Lodge is holding its second cocktail night on Friday 13 May. The expertly blended drinks start at just £4 and a stylish evening is guaranteed, so call in and join in the fun. Find out more at 2. Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster Festival, 21-22 May Now an established, must see part of the north Norfolk calendar the event kicks off with an opening concert…

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