This book delves into unsung delights and personal favourites not covered by other guidebooks, from conservation projects to boat trips, wildlife holidays, restaurants using locally sourced ingredients and scenic walks.
'Slow guides take time to point the way.' Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall 'This book, as much an armchair read as a practical guide, delves into fact and fiction with humour, affection and gusto' Let's Talk 'The Slow guides are the perfect travel companion - warm, witty and stuffed with insider knowledge. I can't think of a better way to unlock the joys of Britain.' Carl Honore, author of In Praise of Slow 'This book is packed with beautiful pictures and information on Suffolk's history, walks and places to stay as well as all the practical details you need for an easy, relaxing break. The author lets the reader in on all the well-known sights as well as off-the-beaten-track secrets.' Food & Travel magazine
GOING SLOW IN NORFOLK AND SUFFOLK 1. The North Norfolk Coast Getting around, The end of the line: Cromer and Sheringham, Saltmarshes and samphire: from Salthouse to Stiffkey, Wells-next-the-Sea and Holkham, The Burnhams, Brancaster to Hunstanton 2. Northeast Norfolk Coast and the Broads Getting around, The coast: Overstrand to Caister-on-Sea, Into the broads proper: North Walsham to the River Bure, Barton Broad, Hickling Broad and around 3. North Central Norfolk Getting around, Aylsham and northwards, west of Aylsham, Holt and around, Walsingham to Fakenham, East Dereham and around 4. Northwest Norfolk and the Wash Getting around, The northwest corner: Hunstanton to Castle Rising, East from Sandringham and Castle Rising, West into Fenland 5. Norwich and the Yare Valley Getting around, Norwich, Along the Yare - south bank, Along the Yare - north bank, Away from the Yare 6. The Waveney Valley Getting around, Diss and around, Diss to Harleston, Harleston to Beccles, Beccles and the lower Waveney Valley 7. Breckland to Bury Getting around, Around Swaffham, The Breck-Fen border country, and into Breckland proper, Bury St Edmunds and around 8. Central and South Suffolk Getting around, Framlingham and around, West of Earl Soham to Stowmarket, North of Stowmarket towards Diss, Between Stowmarket, Bury St Edmunds and Hadleigh, The Stour Valley - East Bergholt to Sudbury, The Stour Valley - west 9. The Suffolk Coast Getting around, Southwold, Dunwich and around, Aldeburgh, Orford and Britten country, South of Orford INDEX
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Laurence Mitchell is a freelance travel writer based in Norwich; he has lived in East Anglia for over 30 years.