If you’re looking for a UK lodge holiday that offers coastal exploration, countryside adventures and quaint English towns, look no further than Norfolk. Situated on the East of England, it’s been a popular tourist destination for years - and it’s easy to see why. Home to rivers, lakes and varied landscapes, there’s always something going on - which all ages will enjoy.
Large group getaways, quiet romantic breaks and dog-friendly holidays - whatever you’re searching for, you’ll find it here. Our range of luxury lodges include lodges with hot tubs, log cabins with en-suites and pet friendly holiday cottages ideal for long and short breaks. Choose from self-catered accommodation with shared swimming pools and private hot tubs or discover a new way of everyday life with a lodge in Norfolk that’s a home away from home.
Our team can also help advise on the best things to see and do, tailored to your budget and taste. Not just that, but we also have lots of deals and last-minute offers for you to take advantage of. So, if you’re looking for a holiday lodge for your Norfolk holiday, look no further.
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From quiet rural locations to vibrant seaside resorts, these are the best towns in Norfolk for an unforgettable holiday.
Best for: Lots of activities
Walking, watersports, foraging and more - The Norfolk Broads and its rugged landscape will keep you busy, day and night. Dogs, children, and those big kids alike are sure to be impressed with the number of activities on offer. Plus, if you prefer to take it slow, there’s plenty of gastropubs and vast green spaces to sit back in.
Best for: Its charming city vibe
Whether you’re planning a day trip or want your holiday base to be somewhere a little livelier, Norwich is a fantastic choice. Expect everything you’d usually find in a UK city - shops, bars, culture and history - but combine it with the gorgeous atmosphere that Norfolk has created. Its waterways and architecture make it one city you won’t forget in a hurry either. King’s Lynn is also about an hour away and makes for a great day trip.
Best for: A traditional British seaside break
Great Yarmouth is one of the most popular coastal resorts in England, and it’s easy to see why. Home to a fantastic pier, Pleasure Beach amusement park and endless places to eat and drink, all ages will enjoy a trip here. The day is packed with shows, music and live entertainment - and come evening, it’s just as vibrant.
Best for: A quaint town feel
An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Wells-next-the-Sea lies in the heart of Norfolk. Small in size yet huge in character, here you’ll find incredible beaches that are lined with colourful beach huts and a family of seals. This is one place you won’t want to forget your camera. There’s also a few local cafes serving up delicious treats.
Best for: Being away from the hustle and bustle
If you’re looking for a quieter spot in Norfolk, Mundesley is ideal. A pretty Victorian seaside village, families come here to get away from large crowds. As well as being home to a gorgeous beach, you’ll also find a few walking trails which are dog-friendly and ideal for all walking abilities. A nine-hole golf course sits along the hillside and there’s plenty of traditional village shops to explore too.
Whatever your walking ability, and however far you want to explore, there’s a walk in Norfolk for you to enjoy.
Location: Norfolk Broads
Walk length: Four miles
The circular Beccles Marsh Trail is a looped route that explores the marshes and the River Waveney. Relatively flat and ideal for all walking abilities, this is a great walk to spot local wildlife and nature. It’s also dog-friendly and ideal for those with pushchairs, meaning you can make a family day out of it.
Location: Norwich City Centre
Walk length: Four and a half miles
What better way to explore the city of Norwich than with the Norwich Bridges and Churches Trail? During this easy walk, you’ll discover the area’s best-loved bridges and oldest churches. The best thing about it? You don’t actually leave the city meaning there’s plenty of places for food and drink.
Location: Great Yarmouth
Walk length: Two miles
Great Yarmouth isn’t just about theme parks and bold beachside fun. It’s also home to a gorgeous pier and picturesque seafront which can be experienced in the Great Yarmouth Historic Town walk. Explore the area’s oldest attractions, take a few pictures along the jetty and don’t forget to refuel in the cafes and restaurants that line the promenade.
Walk length: Eight miles
The Wells-next-the-Sea & Holkham Park walk will take you past incredible beaches, quaint seaside villages and the 18th century home of the Earl of Leicester. There’s plenty of things to spot along the way and refreshments are also available at a few cafes. Countryside, coastal and history - this route really does offer you a little bit of everything.
Walk length: Six miles
The Mundesley Circular Walk provides you with inspiring views of the sea, countryside and local churches. With a slight incline, you’ll soon be looking out above the patchwork landscape before heading back along quiet lanes to Mundesley. If you do want to continue on, the Norfolk Coastal Path can easily be reached.
> Best things to do in Norfolk
Whatever your age, budget or taste, there’s plenty of things to see and do in Norfolk.
Location: The Broads
Best for: A family-friendly activity
Boating in The Broads National Park is one of the most popular activities. Plus, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, you’ll find something to suit. From skippered trips to day boat hire, as well as canoes, kayaks and stand up paddle boarding - there’s lots of different things to try your hand at. Why not pack some lunch, find a quiet spot and make a day out of it too?
Best for: Having a scream
The Pleasure Beach is one of Great Yarmouth’s most popular attractions. With rides for all ages and plenty of indoor activities - like a 4D cinema - a day here really is well-spent. Sitting right on the beach, those who aren’t keen on rides won’t be disappointed either as there’s green spaces and traditional coastal cafes to enjoy.
Best for: Discovering a few interesting tales
A tour around Norwich Castle will provide you with a fun and interactive history lesson. Uncover the life of William the Conqueror, find out what it was like during the royal fortification of the city and afterwards head to the on-site cafe to fill up those hungry tummies. Choose between a self-guided or group tour, and join in with the many interactive games.
Best for: Varied events and activities
Holkham Hall is an 18th century house that is steeped in character and history. Today, the stately home sits by stunning coastal landscapes and rich green parkland. Home to a vibrant events calendar of festivals, pop-up shows and arts performances, there’s always something to watch making it a wonderful place to visit.
Best for: Releasing a little competition
Mundesley’s Adventure Island Crazy Golf is a themed course that has 12 holes and is ideal for a family-friendly day - whatever the weather. Boasting miniature lakes and waterfalls, it offers great value for money and guaranteed fun. Plus, it’s minutes from the beach and its line of cafes and bars.