Days Out & Events in September & October 2022

Below are a few ideas and suggestions of what to do when staying here this Autumn.

Ross’ Wildlife Boat Trips

Discover the ‘hidden’ Norfolk Broads by taking a wildlife boat tour from the Staithe at Horsey Windpump. Ross’ Wildlife Boat Trips offers a relaxed and relaxing boat ride across Horsey Mere with opportunities to see the often-rare wildlife that habits this corner of Norfolk, including Marsh Harriers, Swallowtail Butterflies, Bitterns and Kingfishers. The boat trips run from 1 April to 30 September.

Cromer Pier Shows

Cromer Pier Theatre has a wide range of shows throughout the Autumn follow the link to see what’s on; the theatre itself is unique with its location at the end of the iconic pier itself.

Barton Broad and Wroxham

Take look at one of the days out we have put together exploring Barton Broad and the surrounding area of Wroxham; it a great way to see the broads from the land.

14 September – Signs of Autumn at Upton Broad and Marshes

Enjoy a free guided walk around our stunning Upton Broad and Marshes reserve with the volunteer guide, Di. We will be exploring the natural features of the reserve as summer heads into Autumn and looking at its exciting range of flora and fauna.

16 September Hickling Broad Walk with the Warden

A circular walk of the reserve in the company of the reserve warden. Hear about the history of Hickling reserve and how it has changed over time, and what life is like as a warden in this unique and beautiful environment of the Norfolk Broads.

Fairhaven Water Gardens Introduction to Stand up Paddles Boarding – 17 September and dates throughout September and October

Come and have a go at one of England’s most popular water sports. Our introductory sessions transitioned from sitting to standing while on the water. Our vastly qualified instructors will teach you paddling techniques and how to control the direction and manage in different weather/water conditions.

20 & 27 September Vintage Train days on the North Norfolk Railway

On these special days, our special vintage train of 4- and 6- wheeled carriages dating from Victorian times will run in addition to the YELLOW TIMETABLE, meaning you can see and travel on three contrasting historic trains. Two of our powerful steam locomotives will be in action, one hauling the vintage train and a second pulling a train of restored carriages dating from the 1950s and 60s. A heritage railcar dating from the 1960s will also be running, allowing passengers to enjoy a driver’s eye view and savour panoramic views of the delightful countryside, much of which is designated as being of outstanding natural beauty.

24 September to the 9 October Norfolk Open Studios

Hundreds of artists open their studio doors across Norfolk to share their creative processes. Explore the county early Autumn through studio visits, art trails, events, and demonstrations. Makers and creators will be at work in their studios, garages, spare rooms, garden rooms, community spaces and schools, sharing how and where they work. Visitors will find painters, sculptors, weavers, furniture makers, wood workers, jewellery
makers, ceramicists, textile artists and lots more throughout the varied landscapes of Norfolk.

Many artists will offer additional events, demonstrations, and workshops to share their skills and practice.

Norfolk Open Studios is free to attend and takes place between 24 September and 9 October 2022.