Whitlingham Country Park
Whitlingham Country Park is only a couple of miles outside of Norwich and is the ‘Gateway to The Broads’. If you walk or take public transport entry is free if you take the car then there is a small charge of £4 to park for the day. At the park you can walk for miles, take nature trail walks and cycle trails through woods and meadows on the edge of the River Yare.
The Plantation Garden is a grade II English Heritage registered garden established 143 years ago in an abandoned chalk quarry some 600 yards from the city centre. It comprises nearly 3 acres and includes; a huge gothic fountain, flower beds, lawns, Italianate terrace, 'Medieval' terrace wall, woodland walkways, a 10 metre long Victorian-style greenhouse and rustic bridge.