Top 5 reasons why to Holiday in Norfolk during the off season
Norfolk is a wonderful county to explore throughout the year. The ‘off season’ is an excellent opportunity to see the quieter side of Norfolk, away from the busyness of the summer peak season.
Whether you are searching for a Christmas holiday, Autumnal retreat or Spring weekend break, there is plenty to do and see in Norfolk all year round.
Glaven Valley’s Top 5 Reasons why to Holiday in Norfolk outside of peak season:
Christmas in Norfolk - As the holiday season approaches, many of us are dreaming of the magic of Christmas. Norfolk offers the perfect blend of Christmas tradition and charm, and can provide a superb destination for a festive break. Many North Norfolk towns and villages will be adorned with festive lights and beautifully decorated shops. From the enchanting Christmas markets to carol services in historic churches, you would not find yourself short of activities.
Seal spotting - One of the most spectacular sights in Norfolk over the winter time is the thriving seal population. The off season provides a perfect opportunity to witness hundreds of seals who have come ashore to have their pups. Blakeney Point shores and Horsea Gap are two fantastic locations to see seals and their young. Guided seal watching tours are available, and areas are well organised to protect the seals whilst ensuring you get the best view. A truly memorable experience for all of the family, and a great day out.
Beaches - Norfolk's coastline remains stunning all year round. If you don’t mind wrapping up warm, the county boasts an extensive coastline with miles of beaches to be explored by walking along the shore. Many of these beaches remain accessible throughout the off season and continue to be a popular location, although not overcrowded during the winter months.
Prices - A further compelling reason to stay in Norfolk during the off season is the affordability compared to other locations, and compared to the summer months. Accommodation prices are lowered during the off season, allowing beautiful Norfolk cottages for reduced rates. Many attractions will offer deals and discounts during the off season also, so activities will be more economical.
Avoid the crowds - Although the hustle and bustle of the busier months can be avoided if you know where to go, the winter months allow the assurance of avoiding the crowds. Norfolk can provide a peaceful and serene atmosphere to truly unwind . If you’re seeking a quieter trip then the winter months may be an opportune time for you to visit Norfolk.
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