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Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Norfolk

The area's history and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Norfolk. This city is welcoming and romantic, recognised for its restaurants, beaches and shopping. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Norfolk

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Norfolk has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Weston Park Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Dinosaur Adventure (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Melsop Farm Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Congo Rapids Adventure Golf (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Wymondham Abbey (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Bawburgh Golf Club (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Norfolk

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Norfolk

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Norfolk. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wayland Wood (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Earlham Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Anderson's Meadow (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Marston Marshes (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • The Plantation Garden (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Wensum Park (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Norfolk

Fly into Norwich (NWI-Norwich Intl.), the closest airport, located 13.9 mi (22.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Cambridge (CBG), which is 45.6 mi (73.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Mid-Norfolk Railway Dereham, Wymondham Station and Spooner Row Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Norfolk?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,018 holiday rentals near Norfolk. From 1,285 Cottages to 1,776 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Norfolk for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Norfolk?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Norfolk. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Norwich: 2,717 holiday rentals
  • King's Lynn: 1,426 holiday rentals
  • Dereham: 1,163 holiday rentals
  • Happisburgh: 645 holiday rentals
  • North Norfolk District: 2,763 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Norfolk! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Norfolk?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Norfolk with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Norwich: 2,717 holiday homes
  • King's Lynn: 1,426 holiday homes
  • Dereham: 1,163 holiday homes
  • Happisburgh: 645 holiday homes
  • Foulsham: 542 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Norfolk?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Norfolk are:

  • Norwich Airport (NWI): 2,054 holiday houses
  • Marham (KNF-RAF Marham): 735 holiday houses
  • Cambridge Airport (CBG): 415 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Norfolk?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Norfolk. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Norfolk Broads: 1,540 holiday rentals
  • Banham Zoo: 616 holiday rentals
  • Watton Clock Tower: 516 holiday rentals
  • Norwich City Hall: 1,668 holiday rentals
  • Sandringham House: 1,235 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Norfolk listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.