Broadland Country Park – Horsford – Norwich – Norfolk

I put my hands up…I’ve been abit slack when it comes to updating the blog – thinking i’ll be able to churn out a blog a week sounds easy enough, however it’s easier said then done. The photographs, the uploading, the writing all takes a little more time then you’d be led to believe, iContinue reading “Broadland Country Park – Horsford – Norwich – Norfolk”

Marston Marsh – Norwich Norfolk

It seems crazy that less then a week ago the whole of the South East of the UK was coated in a thick blanket of snow, but here we are and with the slightest hint of sun the citizens of England are out in full force. Today the Norfolk explorers found ourselves at Marston Marsh,Continue reading “Marston Marsh – Norwich Norfolk”

Norwich’s secret Garden – The Plantation Garden

After being off the scene for 3 weeks due to contracting Cornavirus, the Norfolk Explorers were back in full swing and this week we visited the Plantation Garden – also known as the ‘Secrect Garden’. Now I’m not too sure how secret the secret Garden really is as when searching for somewhere local to goContinue reading “Norwich’s secret Garden – The Plantation Garden”

Thorpe Marshes – Norwich – Norfolk

Located to the East of Norwich is an area known as Thorpe Marshes, nestled between Whitlingham Broad (check out our visit to Whitlingham) and the Norwich suburb of Thorpe this Norfolk Wildlife Trust site is a place of beauty all year round. Now one thing to point out straight away is that there is noContinue reading “Thorpe Marshes – Norwich – Norfolk”

Redbridge – Marriott’s Way – Norwich – Norfolk and the shortest snow season on record

We were awoken by our youngest screaming ‘its snowing’, naturally after seeing the daily express tell me every other day that snow is coming, it’s turned into the boy who cried wolf, but lo and behold there was snow. Nothing like ‘the beast from the east’ but still enough to get the majority of usContinue reading “Redbridge – Marriott’s Way – Norwich – Norfolk and the shortest snow season on record”

Lockdown V3 – Repairing the Greenhouse and Smoking Brisket

With all the positivity surrounding multiple vaccines the reality of the long road ahead to us is now oddly more obvious then it was with the original lockdown back in March 2020. With spiralling numbers both in cases and sadly deaths we have taken the decision that even though entirely within the rules of ‘lockdown’Continue reading “Lockdown V3 – Repairing the Greenhouse and Smoking Brisket”

Visiting Stonehenge for Free !

Stone Henge is up there with some of the most iconic British landmarks, standing proud in the countryside of Wiltshire just off of the A303, this circular ring of standing stones attracts visitors from far and wide – Even from as far afield as Norfolk ! Yet even with all the history luring me in,Continue reading “Visiting Stonehenge for Free !”

The Mystical Woods – West Norwich

I’m not sure to when the woods behind Thorpe Marriott became known as the ‘Mystical woods’ however it is more attractive then simply ‘the woods’. Growing up in Thorpe Marriott i had little interest in this woodland and it wasn’t until i was in my early 20’s i went to the Mystical woods after purchasingContinue reading “The Mystical Woods – West Norwich”

Cromer – Norfolk – Loaded Fries and Beach Walks

As Norfolk emerges from Christmas day into Tier 4 the Norfolk Explorers continue to find trips out that remain within the guidelines and this week we found ourselves in the beach town of Cromer, famous for its mighty peer projecting into the North Sea and its long coastal walks we took the opportunity to exploreContinue reading “Cromer – Norfolk – Loaded Fries and Beach Walks”

Christmas visit to Bressingham – Norfolk and the hunt for the ‘golden Santa’

As Christmas approaches, so does the hunt for a suitable santa for you and your family to visit. Thinking back of all the Santas you’ve visited over the years from the typical ‘garden centre santa’ or potentially a decorated shed in a shopping centre santa, finding that perfect santa is a never ending conquest ofContinue reading “Christmas visit to Bressingham – Norfolk and the hunt for the ‘golden Santa’”