Tag Archives: county of Norfolk

A Trip To Norfolk, A Pilgrimage To Walsingham

Not many people have heard of Walsingham in the U.K. and even less people know of it overseas and yet around 900 years ago it would have been one of the most famous pilgrimage points in the known world.   … Continue reading

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The Lost Treasures of Bad King John (plus other treasures both found and missing).

Have you ever wanted to get rich quick?  Long before Nigerian spammers were in on the act there was the art of metal-detecting.  Often metal-detecting enthusiasts are derided as being a little bit odd and depicted as spending their lives wondering … Continue reading

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It’s always sunny in Norfolk

The more eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed that my Saturday post is actually a day late.  It isn’t due to the summer solstice which is what I would have posted if only I had been able to but simply … Continue reading

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A pilgrimage to Walsingham and north Norfolk churches

Yesterday began in a little bit of a strange way. As I always do, I laid my clothes out the previous night so that when I awoke early, I could dress in the dark without anyone waking up. This time … Continue reading

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A reigny visit to Sandringham House

Todays blog may well be a little shorter than those so far this week. This is partly due to a rather surreal turn of events this morning which I will explain tomorrow and has somewhat delayed me but also as … Continue reading

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The ruins of Binham Abbey and then on to Holkham Hall

Yesterday we decided to visit the stately home of Holkham Hall and set off late in the morning having taken a leisurely breakfast more cups of tea than I usually would. It was another sunny day and if it were … Continue reading

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A trip to the beach by steam train

On day 2 of our holiday to Norfolk we decided to go to the seaside town of Sheringham but before that we put out some of the goodies which we bought yesterday in Holt. The wind chimes above we got … Continue reading

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