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.


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Filming locations in Norfolk

With the gorgeous rolling countryside, miles of beautiful sandy beaches and the vibrant, historic city of Norwich at its heart, Norfolk has proven popular with filming. Various movies have been filmed in Norfolk, starring actors such as James McAvoy, Keira Knightley and Robert Downey Jr.

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Delightful dog walks in Norfolk

Norfolk is a fantastic location for dog walks, with gorgeous countryside to explore, the Broads to discover and coastal views to admire. Below are ten dog-walking hotspots for you and your four-legged friend. Including Whitlingham Country Park, Blickling Estate and Holkham Beach.

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Royal Norfolk Show 2018

This year, the three themes of the show are Field to Fork, Wellbeing and Our Coast. In June, the show will be bringing a spectacular line-up such as a First World War Commemoration Event, Adrenaline Tour Quad Bike Stunt Show and RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team.

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Exploring Fenacre, South Lopham

Fenacre, located just over five miles from the vibrant market town of Diss, is a quintessential thatched cottage, originating from the 1650’s. Formerly two cottages, Fenacre sleeps seven and is suitable for all the family. The spacious holiday home is comfortable and beautifully-furnished.

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Discover Bodham House, Bodham

Bodham House is a gorgeous former Victorian Rectory which sleeps 12. The house is a newly refurbished, but much loved, family home which boasts spacious rooms. The house has a slightly elevated setting which allows you to gaze across the stunning Norfolk landscape.

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May's Hidden Gem - Walsingham

Our hidden gem for May is Walsingham. Walsingham has a very rich and long history of religious pilgrimage, where you will find many 14th and 15th Century buildings, such as the fascinating Shirehall Museum where you can discover the interesting history of the village since 1061.

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Food Focus - May 2018

Each month we’re delighted to provide a focus on the wonderful produce that makes Norfolk such a special foodie place. We are proud to be welcoming our friends at Feast Norfolk Magazine and Proudly Norfolk as guest writers.

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Norfolk History - The Romans

Norfolk has a rich history of invasion and conquest; however it was the Romans who got here first and make their mark on the country. Boudicca was queen of the Iceni people of East Anglia. She was married to Prasutagus, ruler of the Iceni.

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