Car hire in Norfolk
Car hire Norfolk
Situated in East Anglia, Norfolk is a low-lying county famed for its beautiful coastline. This makes it - and destinations like The Wash and The Broads - popular with tourists year-round. The county also houses Norwich on the River Wensum, one of the most picturesque cities in the country.
What I need to know
Norfolk car hire will give you the opportunity to explore everything the county has to offer, from extensive countryside and tranquil beaches to bustling cities. Make life easier and compare car hire before you go using our dedicated site to check the prices of 1,500 providers.
Where to pick up my car
If you're flying into the county, you'll be able to pick up your car from Norwich International Airport (NWI). A roads will then take you around the region conveniently and enjoyably. Alternatively, there are a number of offices at downtown locations, including in Norwich.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
Norfolk offers plenty of delightful things to do for tourists, whether you want to see the sights in the county capital, go rockpooling on Cromer's beaches or check out the ecological habitats of the Broads and Thetford Forest. You're also only a drive away from some of England's bigger cities should you want a lively day out.
Having a hire car will really allow you to make the most of all that Norfolk has to offer. For a fun day out for all the family, go mountain biking or birdwatching in Thetford Forest. You can also reach the popular beach resort of Great Yarmouth in under an hour, while Diss and King's Lynn are both worth exploring during your time here.
Should you want to really get out and about in your Norfolk car rental vehicle, there are plenty of longer excursions to try. You can be in London in just under two hours, or Peterborough in around an hour and three-quarters. There's also beautiful Cambridge within easy reach for culture vultures.
Eating and drinking
Fish should definitely be on the menu when you're in Norfolk, with Cromer particularly noted for its crabs and lots of fresh produce available at coastal restaurants. In season, you'll also find locally-grown apples and pears, as well as beef, lamb and pork reared on farms nearby.
Things to do
It'll be fun for all the family in Norfolk, especially if you're love the great outdoors. See what birds you can spot at Blakeney Point and Holme, or try to find fossils on the Cromer Forest-bed. There are plenty of museums on offer for rainy days, while an array of theatres will fill up your evening schedule too.
For photo opportunities during your trip, don't miss Seahenge - a monument dating back to around 2050 BC. You can also see Blickling Hall - the birthplace of Anne Boleyn - Norwich Cathedral and the Neolithic flint mines of Grime's Graves. For a touch of the regal, there's Sandringham Estate, which is the country retreat of the Queen.
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