May 1, 2022, 7:00 a.m
You can’t help but smile as you walk these Norfolk streets, filled with colorful homes and shops that will brighten up your day.
1st Naval Parade, Great Yarmouth
Locals and tourists alike flock to Great Yarmouth’s lively seafront all year round, with colorful attractions such as Joyland children’s amusement park and Leisureland Arcade.
2. Nelson Street, King’s Lynn
Take a stroll down this historic street and see colorful front doors and houses. It was formerly called Lath Street but was renamed after Norfolk native Horatio Nelson.
3. Staithe Street, Wells-next-the-Sea
Visit some independent shops or enjoy lunch while visiting this idyllic seaside town. Be sure to visit the pretty, pastel-colored Swirl Ice Cream Parlor, with options for vegans and even dogs.
4. Quay, Norwich
Be sure to stop and look over the Fye Bridge as you walk down Wensum Street with its colorful houses lining the river. You can also do Pub and Paddle from the Ribs of Beef to see them from the water.
5. Tucker Street, Cromer
The colorful buildings on Tucker Street are famous in Cromer and at the end you have a panoramic view of the coast and the pier. The Red Lion Pub down the road was recently awarded its first AA Rosette for food.
6. St. Nikolaus Street, Diss
This charming street is full of brilliant independent shops and cafes including the pretty pink shop and patisserie Harriet’s Home and Garden.
7. Elm Hill, Norwich
A list of Norfolk’s most colorful streets would not be complete without Elm Hill, a historic cobblestone street lined with colorful shops. It is also a popular filming location and was most recently used for the Netflix Christmas film Jingle Jangle.