The Poppyland Blog

Another crisp morning in Norfolk

Posted December 29th, 2016

Scenes from the Thursfords Santas Magical Journey

North Norfolk Restaurant Week

Posted September 22nd, 2016

26th September – 9th October.
Restaurant week now extending to two weeks in the Autumn. One of north Norfolks largest dining events, up to 46 restaurants are taking part offering fine food at a very reasonable price.
For further information visit North Norfolk Restaurant Week

Perfect Beach Days

Posted August 7th, 2016


Cromer Beach

Things to do on Rainy days

Posted May 30th, 2016

Splash leisure Centre

A family fun leisure facility in Sheringham offering a gym, swim, waves, slide, soft play.

Sheringham Tel: 01263 825675

Norwich Castle

There’s always something going on at Norwich Castle – for all ages.

For children and families, there are activities every Monday to Saturday during the school holidays and most Saturdays during term time, including craft sessions, opportunities to handle real objects from our collection, and more. Check events calendar for details or just turn up and see what’s happening!

Enquiries: 01603 493625 / 495897

Stompers North Walsham

large indoor play area and 10 pin bowling.

Aylsham Road
North Walsham
NR28 0Q

Tel: 01692 407793


Sealife Centre

The Sealife Centre at Great Yarmouth offers an insight into life under the waves. Get up close and personal with the Sharks when you walk through the viewing tunnel, take a look at the Seahorse breeding and conservation centre and many other species and creatures which flourish in this controlled environment.

  • Suitable for disabled access.
  • Toilet facilities
  • Children’s soft play area
  • Café

Tel: 01493 330631

Sit back and relax on a beautiful historic wherry, from Wroxham to How Hill. Experienced skipper and crew transport you down the river in style. Learn a little about the history of wherries and their importance for the Broads. Complimentary hot & cold drinks served, own refreshments welcome. Return land transport included.

10:00-18:00, £35

Contact telephone: 01603 781475

Norfolk Broads




Easter Weekend!!

Posted March 28th, 2016

Good Friday, lovely day for sailing on the Norfolk Broads or hiring a motor boat for the day.



Easter Sunday, day trip along the coast to Hunstanton and walk along the beach, stopping of at Brancaster Staithe for an ice cream on the way home.


Brancaster Staithe a working fishing village, and great spot for a walk.

Brancaster staithe 1

Easter Monday, well what can I say, the weather can only get better for the rest of the week!

Easter Events at Sheringham Park

Posted March 23rd, 2016

Cadbury Easter Egg hunt from 25th March – 10th April

Tadpole watch, 31st March. Learn how to tell a frog from a toad and pond dip for tadpoles.

Adder Adventure, 1st April. Search for Britain’s only venomous snake.

For more information see Sheringham Park Norfolk

13th – 21st February 2016
Join the mascot Bear for a week of fun! Free travel for every child who brings it’s own teddy when accompanied by a fare-paying adult. (maximum of two children per adult.)
Trains depart Aylsham 10.00, 12:40 and 15.30; Wroxham 11.10, 14.00 and 16.40.
Teddy bear themed food also available at Aylsham. Every child travelling will be able to take part in a bear themed competition. For more information see the Bure Valley Railway website


Tracy Riches, Poppyland Holiday Cottages, 21 Regent Street, Wickmere, Norfolk, NR11 7ND
Telephone 01263 577473 |

Follow Poppyland Holiday Cottages on FacebookFollow Poppyland Holiday Cottages on TwitterFollow Poppyland Holiday Cottages on Instagram
Website designed by