Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Norfolk

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Norfolk. This city is welcoming and romantic, recognized for its restaurants, beaches and shopping. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Norfolk

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Norfolk has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Weston Park Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Dinosaur Adventure (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Melsop Farm Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Congo Rapids Adventure Golf (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Wymondham Abbey (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Bawburgh Golf Club (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Norfolk

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Norfolk

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Norfolk. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wayland Wood (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Earlham Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Anderson's Meadow (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Marston Marshes (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • The Plantation Garden (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Wensum Park (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Norfolk

Fly into Norwich (NWI-Norwich Intl.), the closest airport, located 13.9 mi (22.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Cambridge (CBG), which is 45.6 mi (73.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Mid-Norfolk Railway Dereham, Wymondham Station and Spooner Row Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Norfolk?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,577 house rentals near Norfolk. From 1,341 Cottages to 1,740 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Norfolk for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Norfolk?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Norfolk. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Norwich: 2,384 vacation rentals
  • Norwich: 540 vacation rentals
  • Hunstanton: 658 vacation rentals
  • Thetford: 411 vacation rentals
  • East Rudham: 833 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Norfolk! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Norfolk?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Norfolk:

  • Norwich: 2,384 rentals
  • Hunstanton: 658 rentals
  • Thetford: 411 rentals
  • East Rudham: 833 rentals
  • Marham: 121 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Norfolk?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Norfolk are:

  • Norwich Airport (NWI): 1,875 home rentals
  • Marham (KNF-RAF Marham): 646 home rentals
  • Cambridge Airport (CBG): 322 home rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Norfolk?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Norfolk. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Great Yarmouth Station: 954 vacation homes
  • BeWILDerwood: 1,703 vacation homes
  • Wells-next-the-Sea Beach: 1,554 vacation homes
  • Cromer Beach: 1,675 vacation homes
  • Sheringham Beach: 1,659 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Norfolk listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.