Norfolk Cottages blog

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As a truly local brand, our team are knowledgeable about delicious places to eat, beautiful places to visit and exciting things to do in Norfolk. Have a read through some of our newest blog articles to see what we like and what we’ve been up to. Please do get in touch if you have a great blog idea - send an email to info@norfolkcottages.co.uk or call our friendly team on 01263 715779.


311 Articles found

Mother’s Day in Norfolk

This year why not treat your mother to a trip to Norfolk? Over 90 miles of gorgeous coastline, a picturesque countryside with stately homes, medieval churches and stunning gardens, and the beautiful Norfolk Broads.

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Food Focus - February 2019

Each month we’re delighted to provide a focus on the wonderful produce that makes Norfolk such a special foodie place. Stephen Newham from crush foods tells us all about rapeseed oil and its many uses.

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Holkham events 2019

The iconic Holkham Estate is a truly beautiful destination - a heritage, cultural, farming and natural paradise on the north Norfolk coast - enjoyed by residents, visitors and royalty since 1609.

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Food Focus - December 2018

Each month we’re delighted to provide a focus on the wonderful produce that makes Norfolk such a special foodie place. Burn Valley Catering, in north Norfolk, is the brainchild of Steve Newsome and his partner Laura Robinson.

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Where to buy a Christmas tree in Norfolk

It’s that time of year again! You may be thinking about where to purchase your dream Christmas tree from this year but don’t panic – have a read below for ideas where you can purchase your tree from in Norfolk.

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November's hidden gem - Corpusty

Corpusty is our November hidden gem.The pretty village of Corpusty lies in the picturesque rolling Norfolk countryside, 13 miles from Cromer and 12 miles from Blakeney. Corpusty...

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WhataHoot Distillery, Norfolk

WhataHoot are a family owned, Norfolk based gin distillery. Under a year old, their unique gin is already stocked in more than 80 delis, pubs and bars across the UK. The knowledgeable family combine the traditional gin botanicals, such as juniper and citrus, with Norfolk flavours of sea samphire and lavender.

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Food Focus - November 2018

Each month we’re delighted to provide a focus on the wonderful produce that makes Norfolk such a special foodie place. Leigh Goodsell, who is behind Leigh’s Bees – producers of natural Norfolk honey – tells us why the business gives him a buzz.

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Norfolk's Victoria sponge recipe

A Victoria sponge is a classic cake for any occasion, whether it is a birthday, wedding or family get-together. There is something very special and rewarding about baking it yourself, perhaps with children, so below is a simple recipe using almost all Norfolk produce. Enjoy!

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How to keep pets safe on Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night can be a very exciting time, with hundreds of people wrapping up warm and heading outside to enjoy the explosion of colours in the night sky. However, it can be a very daunting and confusing time for animals.

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October’s hidden gem - Aylsham

Aylsham is our October hidden gem. Nestled in the picturesque Norfolk countryside, Aylsham is a charming town to visit, with its historical buildings, traditional market place which is owned by the National Trust, a vibrant town centre and a real sense of community and togetherness.

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