With European travel potentially still difficult, now is the time to explore beautiful areas of our great country. And the best way to do it is with a comfort of campervan.
Free camping spots along with accessible parking for campervan and motorhome can be found on various motorhome apps, so it’s easy to find a place to stay for short trips and visits. Let’s focus on a great area of England, the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. Not far from Brighton, you can reach your destination by campervan in just 3-4 hours. You can stay for a weekend or a few days and drive around the area without worrying about hotel or local transport. Campervan is the best choice if you value comfort!
With Lincolnshire to the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south. From north and east you will find a coast with the North Sea and where Norfolk meets Lincolnshire – The Wash. Which is one of the broadest estuaries in the United Kingdom, it is fed by the rivers Witham, Welland, Nene and Great Ouse. The county town of Norfolk is the city of Norwich.
According to visitnorfolk.co.uk website Norfolk is a great all-year holiday, weekend or short break destination. And it’s true, especially for nature lovers. You can find over 90 miles of unspoiled coastline. Great place for kids, because you will actually find there a beautiful sandy beaches. Visit one of seaside resorts like Great Yarmouth, Cromer, Wells-next-the-sea or Hunstanton to name just a few! Countryside is amazing and a must-to-see is the unique Broads National Park. Remember about Norwich. It’s a city of rich heritage and culture but also a great place for High Street shopping. Norwich is full of outdoor activities like theme parks, attractions but also a wide range of museums and historical sites.
A few examples of Norfolk original beauty:
First visit the ancient town of Thetford, and Thetford Forest, planted just after the First World War. You can spot there a red deer! Your next point of destination should be a Banham Zoo, signposted off the A11 and A140 – just follow the brown tourist signs.
Banham Zoo is a 50-acre (20 ha) home to more than 2,000 animals. You can see there some very big cats including snow leopards, as well as giraffes, apes and monkeys.
A place for fun activities and attractions. Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile is the best place for people enjoying seaside entertainment. Indoor and outdoor venues, vibrant promenade along the seafront and rides for all ages.
But The Great Yarmouth area also contains wonderful countryside, charming villages and more than 15 miles of sandy beaches.
Place with nature reserves and amazing wildlife. Medieval port of King’s Lynn with stunning buildings, heritage museums and attractions.
Here you can find the largest, medieval guildhall in England, used as a theatre since 1442. It’s the oldest theatre in the UK. King’s Lynn has also the largest chapel in England.
Just outside King’s Lynn you can find the Castle Rising, a stone keep atop huge earthwork, built in around 1140 AD.
A few examples of where to stay in Norfolk:
Two Mills Touring Park
Situated 1 mile south of the old market town of North Walsham.
10 miles south of the Norfolk Coast AONB.
Deer’s Glade Caravan & Camping Park
Caravan park and campsite in North Norfolk.