7 of the most colorful streets in Norfolk

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.

Joyland is just one of the colorful attractions at Marine Parade.
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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.

Nelson Street, King's Lynn

Nelson Street is one of the most colorful places in King’s Lynn.
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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.

Wells' main shopping district, Staithe Street.  Traders and local residents have expressed concerns about the c

Staithe Street is the main shopping street in Wells.
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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.

Norwich Quay Side is one of the most picturesque streets in the city.  PICTURED: ANTONY KELLY

Quayside is one of Norwich’s most colorful streets.
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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.

Visit Tucker Street in Cromer for colorful houses and great views.

Visit Tucker Street in Cromer for colorful houses and great views.
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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.

Enjoy tea on pretty pink china on cake weekends.

Enjoy tea on pretty pink china on cake weekends.
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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.

Snow on roofs and windowsills as Elm Hill transforms into a Victorian-style winter setting f

Elm Hill while filming Netflix Jingle Jangle.
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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.

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