North Norfolk

What’s on

What’s on in North Norfolk

Everything going on from food and drink fairs, wildlife excursions, park runs, craft markets, to tours and music festivals. For a list of places to visit at any time, take a look at Things to do.

Winter Residents of the National Nature Reserve, Holkham

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Fridays in January and February

With shorter days and colder temperatures in Northern Europe over winter, Holkham National Nature Reserve welcomes thousands of wildfowl, who spend this season on our grazing and salt marshes. Huge skeins of Pink-Footed Geese, massive flocks of Wigeon and Teal and bustling gaggles of Brent Geese provide spectacular viewing for birdwatchers. Snow Buntings and Shore Larks also join the crowds. Join the expert Reserve Guide to witness this bird winter wonderland at its best.

4x4 Safari at Hokham Nature Reserve

4x4 safari

Selected Thursdays in January to May

Your guide will take you on an exclusive, off-road tour of the entire Holkham National Nature Reserve. The route covers multiple habitats between Stiffkey and Burnham Norton, taking in all types of wildlife and landscapes. With special access to areas usually off-limits to the public you will learn about land management practices, the history of the Holkham National Nature Reserve, specialist breeding species and the environmental regeneration we promote on the nature reserve. 

Linocut Workshop at Pensthorpe Natural Park

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23 February – 4 May

Join Pensthorpe Wildlife Park for a one-day linocut workshop with Norfolk Artist and Printmaker, Sue Welfare.

This informal and relaxed workshop will be filled with lots of advice, support and hands on guidance for you to make your very own linocut print!

You will learn a range of mark marking techniques and skills, to create light, shade, line and texture to explore your print ideas before creating a final piece. You’ll be working in black and white – although other colours will be available for you to print in if you prefer.

Find out much more through the link below.

Wellbeing Walks at Holkham

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Third Tuesday from December to March

During the colder months, when the days are shorter and the skies are greyer – it can be easy to begin to feel a little blue. Join Holkham’s free wellbeing walks on the third Tuesday of the month for your dose of fresh air and good conversation.

The walk will be a circular route, lasting roughly 90minutes, through a mixture of terrains. No booking required. Just meet at the designated location, a few minutes before 10am.

Deepdale Farm Guided Walk

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First Thursday of every month

Join the guided walk around Deepdale Farm on the first Thursday of each month. The walk is about 5km, and stops will take place at various places to talk about the crops, hedges, stewardship schemes, wildlife, regenerative farming & agroecology practices. The walk will take you through woodland and there will also be amazing views. The walk will take you through areas of the farm that aren’t usually open to the public.

Places are limited, so please make sure you book ahead.

Holkham Park Run

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Every Saturday morning at 9am

Come along and join many others to run or walk the 5k course in the beautiful grounds of Holkham Estate.  This event is growing every month and visitors are always welcome.  Other park runs take place nearby at Sheringham Park and Blickling Estate. A fabulous way to start your Saturday morning and then back to your cottage for a healthy breakfast.

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