Seacroft Holiday Village has plenty of entertainment and facilities to keep you amused and busy all day long. However if you fancy a day out, the surrounding area has lots to offer!
The traditional seaside resort of Hemsby is in Norfolk, one of the most beautiful counties in the UK. Norfolk is home to a variety of attractions perfect for days out, there really is something for everyone.
As a coastal county Norfolk is home to many beautiful beaches, in fact the nearest beach to Seacroft is in Hemsby, just a 10 minute leisurely stroll from the main entrance.
If you prefer the bright lights of the traditional British bucket and spade the famous Great Yarmouth seafront is just 7 miles away.
However if you are looking for a quieter spot to enjoy listening to the waves roll you may want to try seal spotting at Horsey or Crabbing at Cromer, both short journeys by car from Hemsby.
If you are a nature lover then Norfolk is the ideal holiday destination for you. There are over 30 nature reserves to visit. The Broads National Park has numerous nature walks and stately homes with spectacular gardens.
Wildlife enthusiasts will enjoy the vast number of fauna native to Norfolk. On land you are likely to see muntjacs, stoats, weasels and maybe even a badger or two! Look to the skies to spot barn owls, bitterns, herons and kingfishers.
If you’re not sure where to start looking, why not take a day boat out on the Norfolk Broads? You can hire a day boat from Richardson’s Fineway in Wroxham or Richardson’s Moonfleet Marine in Stalham. Taking a boat out on the Norfolk Broads is one of the very best ways to experience one of the country’s hidden beauty spots. It’s also a great way to get up close and personal with Norfolk’s nature.
For those who are more enthusiastic about history and heritage, Norfolk has a lot to offer. Norfolk has the highest concentration of medieval churches in the world, 659 of which still stand today. There are also a great number of windmills and stately homes to visit.
Just 20 miles away from Seacroft Holiday Village is the capital of Norfolk, Norwich. The city of Norwich has some spectacular heritage sites such as its 12th century keep Norwich Castle, home to a collection of fine art, archaeology and history, open to visitors all year round, and Norwich Cathedral, a great example of Norman architecture completed in 1145AD.
Whilst exploring the cobbled streets of Norwich, bargain hunters will soon see why the city was voted one of the top ten shopping destinations in the UK.
Norwich market, open daily, is in the heart of the city between two modern shopping malls – Castle Mall and Chapelfield shopping centre. These malls are home to the big brand name high street stores. For those wishing for a more exclusive shopping experience, why not explore the side streets of Norwich city centre where you can find numerous local boutiques and emporiums.