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”

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”

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”

Bowthorpe Southern Park- Norwich – Norfolk

Keeping the children busy every weekend is always difficult, specially as we head into the long winter nights. With darkness upon us by 4pm often a long drive out to the big hotspots isn’t an option and therefore places like Bowthorpe Southern Park are great as they offer a local option still packed with lotsContinue reading “Bowthorpe Southern Park- Norwich – Norfolk”

Harrison’s Wood – Norwich – Norfolk

Located in the north-east of Norwich between the suburb of Sprowston and the village of Rackheath is the hidden gem of Harrison’s Wood. We stumbled on this one entirely by accident one afternoon whilst out for the weekly shop and instantly it was a hit with the family, becoming one of the first on ourContinue reading “Harrison’s Wood – Norwich – Norfolk”

Dunston Common – Dunston – Norfolk

Now two weeks in to Lockdown V2 – the need to get out and about and enjoy the fresh air has never been more important. General lockdown fatigue is well and truly felt however there is still plenty of places to visit with the whole family. Located south of Norwich is the little great littleContinue reading “Dunston Common – Dunston – Norfolk”

Whitlingham Country Park – Norwich – Norfolk

Located in the South East of Norwich just beyond the small village of Trowse Newton sits the beautiful Whitlingham Country park making up part of the wider Norfolk Broads. Born out of the demand for gravel the great mining area has since been flooded and turned into an enormous lake and surrounding walkways packed withContinue reading “Whitlingham Country Park – Norwich – Norfolk”