Saturday, 6 March 2021

Counties of the UK: Norfolk

 
 


This is the next instalment of my monthly feature going through the Counties of the UK to check out things of interest.  I hope you enjoy it

 


Location – on the top of East Anglia

 

 


Historical titbits – Boadicea of the Iceni was in what is now Norfolk

 

Nicknames – the people are sometimes called Norfolk Dumplings

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County seat – Norwich is also the only city

 


Unusual town name – Two Mile Bottom

 

 


Flower – Common poppy

 


Signature foods – Cromer crab, Samphire, Norfolk Black Turkey, Colman's mustard

 


Famous places to visit in Norfolk – The Broads, the Coast, Sandringham, Holkham Hall, Norwich Cathedral, Great Yarmouth

 

 


Famous people from Norfolk – Boudicca, Edith Cavell, Olivia Colman, Diana, Princess of Wales,  Anna Sewell (Black Beauty), Horatio Nelson, Stephen Fry, Roger Taylor (Queen), Robert Walpole, James Dyson

 

Go to this Pinboard to see the Counties of the UK

1 comment:

  1. Norfolk is a beautiful county. I spent my childhood there. In 35 days time I will be 66 and two days later we will retire to this lovely place. Thanks for this well timed post Carole!

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