The county of Norfolk on the east coast of England is a popular holiday destination a number of factors, with easy access by road and rail and with its position, within a reasonable distance from many UK high population areas The county is predominately rural, with many living in 4 larger towns leaving the rest of the county to farmland , nature conservancy areas and with small charming villages throughout.
The county in the area known as East Anglia bounds Suffolk in the south, Lincolnshire in the North West and Cambridgeshire to the west., the coast mainly faces out to the North Sea though in the north the coastline faces into the Wash, effectively a large bay / estuary rich in wildlife.
The coastline is a mix of fine sandy beaches along the length of the county with small villages and towns interspersed with a good areas of salt marshes many of which are designated as nature reserves and this in itself helps the local tourist industry. Inland there are just a few major towns though one of the main draws for tourists is the Norfolk Broads, formed by the flooding of the low-lying land, it has large areas that are navigable by boat. the Broads also have an important role to play in attracting a wealth of wildlife to the area with the habitats, vegetation and food that are in abundance.
When choosing your holiday cottage, either on the Norfolk Coast of inland you never too far and within a reasonable drive from both of these distinct areas