Latest Tourism News

A celebratory garden party is being held to mark the anniversary of the opening of the spectacular Hoveton Hall Gardens 25 years ago.

Two years after it closed, The Bridge Restaurant at Wroxham has finally reopened its doors following a £1m investment.

The Broads Authority (BA) is currently in the process of implementing a new volunteer training programme that will help younger candidates build up a skills base.

Tourists flocked from far and wide to take selfies in Norwich’s stunning 47ft-long tunnel of light last Christmas - and this year it is set to shine even brighter.

Paddlers using the River Waveney Canoe Trail have complained of a lack of action to construct a portage point below the Ellingham weir.

Organisers of the Tour de Broads have issued a survival guide for participants taking part in this year’s iconic cycle challenge.

Travellers who book package holidays online may have greater protection under stronger rules.

In what is seen as a major boost for category winners in the Norfolk and Suffolk Tourism Awards 2018, organisers announced the event has partnered with VisitEngland.

After the success of its first Hygge in March, Deepdale Backpackers & Camping is to host its first music festival at the end of September.

Norwich Airport has been rated one of the country’s top airports for providing assistance to passengers with a disability.

It is a charming and funny account of four young students who spent a holiday sailing on the Broads, and now this tale of a summer in 1889 will be brought to a wider audience.

Tourist attractions across East Anglia have been putting their rainy day plans into practice after the summer took a wet and windy turn this week.

Norwich-based forecaster Weatherquest said it did not see any major changes to the current weather patterns for the remainder of the month.

What’s the point? That is the question being asked in Norwich - in numerous languages.

A trip to the seaside is an all important part of the Great British Summer.

St Edmundsbury Cathedral has been unveiled as the venue for the Norfolk and Suffolk 2018 Tourism Awards sponsored by Hoseasons.

A rail enthusiasts’ charity charter train will embark on a special run to raise funds for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).

Take a tour of the new home of Royal Norwich Golf Club, as our photographer was given exclusive access to see work under way on the two-year construction project.

A £10m project to create one of East Anglia’s premier golf destinations has teed off, with bosses hopeful it will set the new benchmark for the sport in the region - and could ultimately attract international tournaments.

Timothy West and Prunella Scales, the stars of Great Canal Journeys, recently spent time on the Broads filming for their new series which will be aired in October.

A proposal that all district council appointed members of the Broads Authority should be included on the planning committee was thwarted after some members opposed it.

A classic ship’s lifeboat has been turned into a new ferry for a connection across the River Bure at the Ferry Inn at Horning.

A Norwich-based artist is feline good as her design ‘The Cats in the Walls’ is brought to life in an eye-catching mural unveiled on London Street.

A writer for a national newspaper has said Great Yarmouth is “way cooler than you think”.

An open top bus tour of Norwich was recently made even more accessible thanks to the introduction of a newly converted wheelchair accessible bus.

The massive wooden bulk of the Wherry Maud, one of only two trading wherries left on the Broads, will be lifted from the water in a delicate operation on August 9 in order for three yearly maintenance and re-fit work to be carried out.

A Japanese film crew is putting Sheringham on the world map, by creating a TV documentary featuring local heritage sites and beauty spots.

With a host of iconic wartime aircraft taking to the skies, Old Buckenham Airshow proved this weekend why it is one of the region’s most popular events.

The 67th King’s Lynn Festival proved a monumental success as visitors travelled from all over the world to get a taste of what the festival had to offer.

The Broads Authority has released its 2017 strategy document that details how it will deal with critical issues affecting the Broads over the next five years.

The number of patrol hours conducted by Broads rangers is slightly down due to more money being spent on dredging, the Broads Authority has said.

You can glide over the skies of the Amazonian rainforest or do aerobatics over your home without the need of a pilot’s licence, or even leaving the ground.

A proposal that a short-term working group be set up to look into anti-social behaviour on the Broads was accepted at the annual meeting of the Broads Authority.

Last minute preparations are underway as Gorleston prepares for its annual festival of fun along its scenic clifftop this weekend.

Wannabe cowboys are in luck as a Lowestoft theme park opens a new interactive western-themed ride.

Families are being offered to chance to win an annual pass to one of Norfolk’s most popular tourist attractions.

He is an international filmstar with 2.6 million Twitter followers.

As schools break up for the summer, we asked readers for their views on the seaside resort...

Tourists jetting to the UK “in their droves” to take advantage of the weak pound could spend up to £2.4bn on our high streets this summer.

He is one of the team behind the stunning BBC series Planet Earth II.

It’s no secret that tourism is a major contributor to Norfolk and Suffolk’s economies.

Ambitious plans to regenerate one end of Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile have been welcomed by seafront businesses.

Tourism bosses are hoping to come home with a souvenir haul of tips and new ideas following a study visit to Weymouth.

Dogs visiting a popular garden site in South Walsham have been lapping up a unique idea that has seen old beer barrels turned into watering stations.

In the space of three months, a zoo near Lowestoft has welcomed three births of rare, vulnerable and highly endangered animals.

When cyclist Karl Dawson was diagnosed with testicular cancer last year, his passion for pedalling had to be put on hold.

A season of summer fireworks bursts into life over Great Yarmouth seafront on Wednesday night.

A holiday resort on the Norfolk/Suffolk border has invested £20m as it seeks to attract a wider range of guests – and cater to a growing number of “3G” holidaymakers.

Fresh from a theme park in Dubai, a new amusement ride for thrill seekers has opened to the public.

Just over half a century ago, Jenny Sadler was born in a room above a Norwich shop. She was back in the same room on Friday - but it was unrecognisable.

A new restaurant has been proposed for a dinosaur-themed adventure park in Norfolk.

It is a saga that has been ongoing for the best part of a decade, but it now finally looks like it may be reaching a conclusion.

A couple who have been coming on holiday to Great Yarmouth for nearly half a century have met the mayor for tea.

A dazzling new rabbit-proof rose garden featuring 15 different varieties of the colourful flowering plant has opened at How Hill, Ludham.

Two Broads boat hire companies with opposing views on stag and hen parties have spoken out following calls to ban pre-wedding celebrations on hire boats.

Calls are today being made to ban stag and hen parties from hire boats on the Broads after a bridegroom was stripped naked and urinated on in front of horrified onlookers.

It is not always easy being a female police officer having to deal with large groups of men heading out for a stag party on the Broads.

A new bus ticket will allow passengers to travel for an unlimited amount for one day across all First Eastern Counties services in and around Norwich and along the Norfolk and Suffolk coast during the summer season.

It has been a common sight on a coastal river crossing for centuries.

Those wanting to tune their melodic side can do so at a harpsichord workshop in King’s Lynn.

Management Jobs

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter


Mental health is a top cause of workplace absence so why don’t we treat it like a physical injury?

Tom Oxley, of workplace mental health consultancy Bamboo Mental Health, has his say.

Strong new rules to force companies to protect personal information and control the way it is used are set to be introduced in the UK.

Green 100


Enjoy the Green 100
digital edition


Meet the Team

Mark Shields

Business Editor


Chris Hill

Agricultural and Farming Editor


Business Most Read


Norfolk Future 50 EDP Business Awards Green 100