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Roll up, roll up, for a story about the greatest show on earth – well, Great Yamouth… the story of the world famous Hippodrome Circus! Built in 1903 by the legendary showman George Gilbert, the Great Yarmouth Hippodrome was one of many purpose-built circus buildings put up around the country at a time when circuses were the number one form of entertainment. There were six in Great Yarmouth alone, ...

If you’re planning a trip to Norfolk for February half term, I bet you might be wondering what there is to do this time of year. The answer is that there’s still plenty going on, and it’s a lovely time of year to visit. Here are some suggestions for a stress free half term, with something to keep every member of the family occupied! Beaches Winterton-on-Sea has a fabulous beach, which stretches fo...

It’s half term next week and all of our cottages are booked up with families. Norfolk is a fantastic destination to visit with children of all ages, and even though I grew up in the county we used to traipse up to North Norfolk for holidays every year. One of the best places to visit is Bewilderwood (see photo on the left). Located 13 miles away from Winterton it takes less than half an hour to dr...