Boxwood - Bed and Breakfast, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

Things to Do

Links to web sites of interest, places to visit and things to do in North Norfolk.

Thursford Collection

Thursford Museum houses the finest collection of old road engines and mechanical organs.

www.thursford.com

Seal Trips at Blakeney Point

Take a boat trip and observe both common and grey seals in their natural environment at Blakeney Point. The trips depart from the picturesque Blakeney harbour or Morston quay. Not only do you experience the seals up close and personal, there are plenty of birds to be seen too.

Bean's Boat Trips

Bishop's Boats

Temples Seal Trips
Moretons Blakeney Point Seal Trips

Holkham Hall

Holkham Hall is one of Britain's most majestic stately homes. The Hall is part of the Holkham Estate which also includes a Deer Park, Holkham Beach and an acclaimed hotel and a pub.

www.holkham.co.uk

Pensthorpe

Pensthorpe has played host to the popular BBC Springwatch series for three years now, and was voted Norfolk's Best Visitor Attraction 2009. Located just outside the market town of Fakenham, it's an ideal attraction for those who love nature, wildlife and the outdoors, with nature trails, lakes, birdwatching and stunning gardens.

www.pensthorpe.com

Sandringham Estate

Sandringham Estate is the Norfolk retreat of HM The Queen, and has been the private home of four generations of British monarchs since 1862. The house, set in 24 hectares of stunning gardens, is perhaps the most famous stately home in Norfolk and is at the heart of the 8,000-hectare Sandringham Estate

www.sandringhamestate.co.uk

Wells and Walsingham Light Railway

Visit the longest 10¼" narrow gauge steam railway in the world and see the unique Garratt locomotive "Norfolk Hero", specially built for this line. Enjoy the scenic journey with five bridges through lovely countryside, from Wells to the picturesque town of Walsingham, famed for centuries as a centre of pilgrimage, with stops at Warham St Mary and Wighton. 

www.wellswalsinghamrailway.co.uk 

Titchwell Marsh RSPB Reserve

One of Britain's premier birdwatching sites. This popular reserve on the north Norfolk coast has something for everyone. A walk from the visitor centre down to the sandy beach takes you past reedbeds and shallow lagoons, which are often full of birds.

www.rspb.org.uk