Norfolk Map and Guide

Norfolk map showing the county in East Anglia, England, and its many towns, villages and resorts.

Detailed Road Map of Norfolk East Anglia

Norfolk Map East Anglia: Interactive road map of Norfolk, a county in the East Anglia region of eastern England.

Featured on this Norfolk map are the city of Norwich plus the towns of King's Lynn, Hunstanton, Fakenham, Downham Market, Thetford, Swaffham, East Dereham, Diss, Wells-Next-the-Sea, Sheringham, Cromer, North Walsham, Attleborough, Wymondham, Great Yarmouth, and Hopton on Sea, also shown are the Norfolk Broads, a popular area for boating and fishing.

Use controls on this Norfolk map to get detailed road maps, pan around to view surrounding areas, or view the map of Norfolk in terrain or satellite modes.

The 5th largest county in England, Norfolk is a low lying area in the East Anglia region, it has a population of around 850,000 and has borders with Suffolk, Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire, it also borders the Wash and the North Sea.

The major roads coming into the county of Norfolk are the A47, A10, A11, A140 and A12.

Norfolk Towns:

Norwich - County city of Norfolk, Norwich was the second largest city in England in the eleventh century. Norwich Norfolk Map.

Heacham - A large village on The Wash, located to the south of Hunstanton, Heacham has a couple of fine sandy beaches and a number of caravan parks which are popular with holidaymakers.

Wymondham - Well known for its double towered Abbey and 17th century timer framed Market Cross, Wymondham has a population of around 12,000 and is a popular tourist destination, with narrow winding streets and a popular Friday market which has existed since the 13th century.

Great Yarmouth - One of the UK's most popular seaside resorts, Great Yarmouth has been attracting holidaymakers since the 18 century. Its thriving fishing indistry kept it afloat over the centuries, only declining in the 20th century due to overfishing of herring stocks. Horse racing fans head for Great Yarmouth on a regular basis as the town has its own racecourse. Great Yarmouth Norfolk Map.

King's Lynn - To start with named Lynn or Lin (and later as Bishop's Lynn), the vibrant port and town of King's Lynn in Norfolk was at one time among the most significant sea ports in Britain. It at this time has a populace of about 43,000 and draws in a fairly large amount of travellers, who head there to absorb the historical past of this fascinating city and to get pleasure from its many fine attractions and live entertainment possibilities.

Hunstanton - A town which developed as a seaside resort during Victorian times, Hunstanton is notable as the only west facing coastal resort in East Anglia. The one time popular pier has now virtually disappeared after various disasters including fires and storms. The resort is also well known for its attractive striped cliffs which back a fine sandy beach.

Morston: Another small North Norfolk village, Morston is also handy for visiting the Blakeney Point Nature Reserve and you can take a boat trip from the quay to spot seals on the nearby sand banks.

Weybourne: Situated between Sheringham and Blakeney on Norfolk's north coast, the village of Weybourne has a coastal area called Weybourne Hope, always thought to have been a weak spot for invasion on the English coast. Weybourne Norfolk Map.

North Walsham: Located to the south of Cromer close to the north coast of Norfolk, North Walsham is a historic market town which was originally and Anglo Saxon settlement. North Walsham Map.

Norfolk Broads: Actually spread through the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, Britain's largest area of wetlands and its 3rd biggest inland waterway, the Norfolk Broads (The Norfolk and Suffolk Broads) is a protected National Park and a popular area for boating holiday. Located to the east of Norwich, such villages as Acle, see many tourists arriving to enjoy this beautiful area of East Anglia. Norfolk Broads Map.

Blakeney: A small village on the north coast of Norfolk, Blakeney is close to the Blakeney Point Nature Reserve, a National Trust run conservation area which is popular with birdwathers and seal spotters. Blakeney Norfolk Map.

Felbrigg Hall: Another of the National Trust's Norfolk properties, Felbrigg Hall is a charming 17th century Jacobean house which is well worth a visit if you are in the Cromer area, it also has fine gardens which can be visited separately from the house.

Sheringham: Another of Norfolk's north coast seaside resorts, Sheringham was also a fishing town with a thriving crab fishing industry. Sheringham Map.

Cromer: A popular seaside town on the north coast of Norfolk, Cromer is famous for its crabs which have provided a source of income for its fisherment for many centuries. Cromer Map.

Thetford: A thriving market town which largely survived 20th century urban re-development, Thetford in Norfolk has been the home of both Boudica and James I with James I having his Royal Palace there (the King's House). Surrounded by the huge Thetford Forest, it has long been the gateway to East Anglia.

More Norfolk Info: Norfolk Weather - Norfolk Broads Map

More Norfolk Maps: Fakenham - Hunstanton - King's Lynn - Wells Next the Sea - Overstrand

Town Weather: Great Yarmouth - Norwich - Cromer

Norfolk Attractions: Blakeney Point Nature Reserve - Felbrigg Hall