Relocating To Norfolk In Your Retirement


Time flies by and before you know it retirement is around the corner. For many people, retirement offers an opportunity to start a new chapter, and it's often a good time to relocate.

Perhaps you've always fancied living in Norfolk but never got around to it or maybe friends or family have moved here, and you're thinking about making a move too; retirement is a perfect time to relocate.

Why retire to Norfolk?

Norfolk has been voted as one of the top places in the UK to retire to; due to its fabulous countryside, many beaches, as well as low crime rates, healthier lifestyle and life expectancy.
The beauty about living in Norfolk is that you have a bit of everything, there are woodlands, fields, 90 miles of stunning coastline, and when you fancy a change of scenery, you can head into Norwich. The fabulous city of Norwich offers so much history, visit places like the cathedral, Strangers Hall, Dragon Hall or the castle. If shopping is more your thing, then there's Castle Mall or the newer Chapelfield shopping centre which is voted one of the top shopping malls in the UK. Norwich is also famous for the Norwich lanes which are full of boutique shops and let's not forget the famous outdoor market, voted one of the best outdoor markets in the UK.
The entertainment in Norwich is endless with shows, exhibitions and festivals throughout the year.

Norfolk is also known for its great food and drink; the county has some of the most excellent restaurants and some of the best celebrity chefs.

Stiff joints can be a problem for retirees, however living in Norfolk can help because of its dry climate, it has one of the best climates in the UK, with low rainfall and gorgeous long sunny days.

Norfolk is thriving with wildlife, from seals to marsh harriers; if birdwatching is your past-time, then you'll be delighted to know that in your retirement you can watch the migrating birds, and spot many species as well as some rare ones. Outdoor living is the norm in Norfolk, every day you'll meet people out biking, running, walking, climbing, boating and fishing and then it's a quick pint with the dog at the local village pub! Pubs are very much the heart of villages in Norfolk and if you're a dog owner you'll be pleased to know that dogs are very welcome nearly everywhere!

Where in Norfolk should you retire?

There are approximately 52 beaches in Norfolk, which means there are plenty of coastal towns or you might prefer one of the many pretty villages. If you love boats, then you're in for a treat because Norfolk is a haven for boating enthusiasts and retiring to a waterside home on the Norfolk Broads could be an option.

The North-Norfolk Georgian town of Holt is a great place to retire to, with its quaint shops and tea rooms.

Hethersett in South Norfolk is a designated green village, so as well as retiring there you'll be reducing your carbon footprint as well!

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