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The 8 best places to live in Norfolk

The results are in! See where you voted as the best place to live in Norfolk.

‘Bootiful’ beaches, broads and boltholes plus a capital city bursting with trendy accolades – Norfolk is a great place to live. Plus with so many amazing local producers in Norfolk, the food scene is one of the best in the country.

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sheringham beach with people sunbathing and swimming in the sea
4

Sheringham

This traditional seaside fishing town sits on the tail end of the posher North Norfolk coast, making it more accessible and more fun.

Stone clad restaurant with seating outside
2

Holt

If towns were colours, Holt would be duck egg blue with a strip of bunting neatly hung along the top.

Hungate Street in Aylsham
7

Aylsham

Location, location, location – this market town offers all the benefits of country life, plus has some lovely independent shops and eateries.

blakeney harbour with boats moored
6

Blakeney

This pretty coastal village is the perfect antidote to city living. Great independent eateries and miles of coastline on your doorstep.

wymondham town sign with tudor building in background
5

Wymondham

Wymondham is packed with rich heritage including an Abbey plus a nice selection of shops, eateries and great schools.

flint narrow passage with flowers growing on walls
8

Swaffham

This busy market town is situated in the heart of the rural Brecklands area of Norfolk and is definitely one to watch as house prices are still relatively low.

coloured beach huts on the sand
3

Wells-next-the-Sea

The coastal town of Wells-next-the-Sea (I don’t know why the ‘to’ is missing) has charm in spades.

1

Norwich

With its indie shops, buzzy cultural scene and riverside walks Norwich is a worthy overall winner of Muddy's Best Place to Live.