Wow, what an intense but amazing two weeks we had for our first ever Norfolk Walking Festival.
The festival started with a lovely launch at historic… 495 more words
The skein of wild geese made a familiar sound, as they flew in a V formation over Holkham, and across the marshland of North Norfolk. Migrating from Greenland and Iceland each year, they sought out the sweet tops of sugar beet after the harvests of the fields of Norfolk. 242 more words
North Norfolk is home to a number of Real Ale breweries, as the area provides local ingredients which are essential for the brewing process. Barley grown in the fields along the North Norfolk coast, and water sourced from local boreholes, are key ingredients which give the ale its distinctive flavour and colour. 376 more words
The beach at Wells next the Sea is is known for its array of Beach Huts which stretches parallel to the pine forest behind, and forms the backdrop for the beach. 423 more words
The village sign at Bale near Fakenham in North Norfolk, depicts a large hollow oak tree, being used as a cobbler’s shop. The phrase ‘as big as a bale oak’ stemmed from a large oak tree in the village, which was reported to have grown to 36 feet in circumference, and had branches with a reach of 70 feet. 438 more words
1931 25 miles off the coast of North Norfolk
The fishing trawler, Colinda was working her routine, in shallow waters off the sandbanks in the North Sea, when the nets snagged something at 20 fathoms. 442 more words