Norfolk Quick Facts & Figures

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Norfolk is located in the East of England, prominent cities and towns in the area include Norwich, King’s Lynn and Great Yarmouth. Located in the East of England region Norfolk enjoys a relaxed pace of life compared to many other areas in the UK offering visitors a great place to enjoy a relaxing break.

Norfolk has long been associated with its most famous attraction The Broads making the county a favourite among boating enthusiasts. The county includes miles of scenic coastline and beaches, charming small towns and villages full of character and plenty of open spaces allowing visitors to get away from it all and enjoy the best of the scenic countryside. Local attractions & places of interest include Norfolk Coast Path, Norfolk Coast (AONB), the Sandringham Estate, Norwich Cathedral, Norwich Castle, Bickling Hall, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and Strumpshaw Fen. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year


Norfolk Quick Facts

Population: 535,300

Region: East of England

Area total: 5,371 sq km

Languages: English

Dialling Code: 01603 (Norwich), 01553 (King’s Lynn), 01493 (Great Yarmouth).

Postcode Area NR (Norwich), PE30 (King’s Lynn), NR29-31 (Great Yarmouth).

Closest Airports: Norwich Airport.

Local Food: Norfolk Turkey Breast with Asparagus, Hot English Mustard, Artisan Cheeses and locally brewed beers and wines.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Norwich, King’s Lynn, Great Yarmouth & Thetford, Aylsham & Downham Market.

Famous Attractions: Norfolk Coast Path, Norfolk Coast (AONB), the Sandringham Estate, Norwich Cathedral, Norwich Castle, Bickling Hall, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and Strumpshaw Fen.
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