10 of the prettiest places to live in Norfolk

We show you the prettiest places in Norfolk

We show you the prettiest places in Norfolk - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Norfolk has a plethora of beautiful towns, villages and scenery which ranges from forests to beaches to cities. We have selected 10 of these beautiful towns with some scenic photographs in order to tempt you to explore a new place in Norfolk or revisit a beloved one.

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Cromer

Originally a fishing town, and famous for its crab, the town of Cromer still thrives from the trade along with the tourism it receives as a resort location with the beach and the pier being popular destinations.

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North Walsham

North Walsham has a colourful history, including the Great Fire of North Walsham which took place on 15th June 1600 and destroyed a large part of the town. Nowadays it is a beautiful town with lots to see.

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Holt

Holt also suffered a great fire, was rebuilt in Georgian times and still reflects a lot of interesting and beautiful Georgian architecture. The grand Holt Hall is also a famous attraction in Norfolk.

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Holkham

The small village of Holkham has a small population but boasts a beautiful beach and grand stately home, Holkham Hall.

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Sheringham

The quintessentially British seaside town of Sheringham is home to lots of independent boutiques, antique shops, markets and also pretty surroundings.

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Blakeney

Blakeney is a coastal village which is both an Area of Outstanding Beauty and whose coast is part of the North Norfolk Heritage Coast.

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Wroxham

Situated within the Norfolk Broads, the town of Wroxham is very popular for boating and sometimes called the 'Capital of the Broads'. With stunning scenery that captures seasons wonderfully, it is definitely worth a visit.

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Thetford

Home to the vast and well known Thetford Forest, Thetford is a pretty market town that has a lot of history and local attractions including Tudor houses and much more.

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Wymondham

Wymondham is a historic town that is home to Wymondham Abbey, which was originally founded as a Benedictine priory in 1107. This town has a rich history and plenty to explore with museums and cafés galore.

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Wells-next-the-Sea

Named because of the springs that rose through the chalk of the area, Wells-next-the-Sea is a picturesque little seaside town and port.

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