Out & About


    On booking we will send you out a special Coastguards Holiday Pack, complete with ideas for days out; places to eat and drink; and helpful tips to make the most of your stay.

    But to whet your appetite here are some places we like to hang out.

    The Broads

    The Broads

    Not just for those who like messing about in boats, the Broads is quite rightly regarded as one of the most spectacular wetland areas within the British Isles.

    Teeming with wildlife, there are plenty of ways to explore this series of connected waterways and lakes; such as boat; canoe; bike or on foot.




    Norfolk’s only city has, as you would expect, plenty to keep both young and old amused.

    Restaurants; cinemas; a huge market and plenty of shops are just for starters while history buffs might want to head for the Norman castle or the city’s spectacular cathedral.



    Great Yarmouth

    Great Yarmouth

    There really is something for everyone in Great Yarmouth from the Pleasure Beach with it’s white knuckle rides to the Sea Life Aquarium centre.

    Those with a sense of history might want to check out the Time and Time and Nelson Museums. While little ones will love Merrivale Model Village and the Pirate’s Island Crazy Golf Course.




    With it’s lovely old pier and golden sandy beaches, Cromer is a popular attraction for holidaymakers throughout the year.

    Leading up to the seafront explore the narrow streets lined with shops selling paintings; antiques; and of course what Cromer is most famous for – crabs.

    Along the beach make sure you pop into the Lifeboat Museum with it’s full size lifeboat and a history of lifesaving along the North Norfolk coast.



    The Observer newspaper called this treehouse fun park one of the top 50 things to do in the country, and who are we to disagree.

    Created in an idyllic woodland setting, just outside Hoveton on the Broads, there are zip wires; speedy slides; and rickety bridges to explore.

    We’re a bit partial to the den building, oh and watch out for Mildred the Crocklebog.


    Blickling Hall

    One of the true jewels in the National Trust’s crown, this glorious country estate provides a sumptuous day out.

    Inside the house, find out about the famous Boleyn family, who lived there long ago, and explore the Long Gallery with it’s impressive library of books.

    Outside wander around the beautifully landscaped gardens with it’s intricately designed parterre; large orangery and folly in the shape of a Doric Temple.