There's masses going on year-round in Norfolk
Here are some of the many events that would make a perfect excuse for a short break, or a longer holiday at Searles Leisure Resort.
25th March - 15th July 2018
The gilded interior of Houghton Hall has been transformed by one of Britain's most celebrated artists- Damien Hirst.
The exhibition also includes a number of sculptures on the grounds of the magnificent hall.
24th - 27th May 2018
The prestigious Houghton Horse Trials feature exhilarating sporting action.
Children's entertainment includes Circus Workshops, Bouncy Castles and fun and games alongside over 70 exhibitors, plus fantastic Arena Competitions.
Well-behaved dogs are also welcome.
Open Daily from 8am.
27th May - 3rd June
Celebrating it's 40th year, The Downham Market Festival includes a magical carnival-themed procession through the Town Centre and promises a week of music, food and entertainment celebrating the beautiful town of Downham Market.
2nd & 3rd June 2018
Join Oxburgh Hall to celebrate the value of bees. The West Norfolk Bee-keeping Association will be there alongside other exhibitors with various interactive displays.
Children's activities and trails will be available.
Open daily 10:30am to 4:30pm.
23rd & 24th June 2018
Run by Hunstanton Rotary Club, Hunstanton Carnival draws crowds from all over the county. 2 fun-filled days guarantee entertainment for the whole family.
27th & 28th June 2018
Visit the famous Royal Norfolk Show and see the range of displays, shops and livestock on display.
A fabulous, fun-filled day out for the whole family!
Daily from 8am to 6pm.
30th June - 14th July 2018
30th June & 1st July, 6th & 7th July and 13th & 14th July 2018
This free festival provides chart-topping bands and artists over 3 weekends of live music. In the past, the festival has hosted Blue, Little Mix, Busted - to name but a few... and all for free!
2018 Acts are still to be confirmed.
21st July 2018
Yes, you read that right! The infamous Snail Racing Championship returns to Congham for an action-packed day of snail racing and fun and games!
Over 200 snails slug it out to be crowned World Champion.
25th July 2018
The popular flower show returns to Sandringham for its 137th year! Trade stands, professional garden displays and a variety of arena events.
4th & 5th August 2018
Sandringham hosts the annual Food & Drink Festival. Featuring celebrity chefs, including Levi Roots and Richard Bainbridge plus food workshops, Bushtucker Trials, children's entertainment and much more!
Open Daily 10am - 6pm.
12th August 2018
The Downham Market Water Festival and Dragon Boat Race takes place at Hythe Bridge on the banks of the Great Ouse Relief Channel. Stalls, a fun fair and of course lots of fun out on the water!
Open 10am - 5pm
18th & 19th August 2018
Witness Formula 1, 2 and 3 Water Ski Racing in the Historic Maritime Quarter of King's Lynn.
Races start from 10:45am each day.
19th August 2018
Featuring classic cars, kite flying, arena events, craft fair, food stalls, dog show, pony rides, funfair and children's activities!
11am - 5pm
19th - 25th August 2018
The Hunstanton Lawn Tennis Tournament is the largest tennis tournament in the UK and attracts visitors from all over the country every year.
38 grass courts provide nail-biting sporting action.
8th & 9th September 2018
The Sandringham Game and Country Fair returns for it's 13th year and promises to be bigger and better than ever. THREE main arenas, displaying the best in exciting equine sports, country pursuits and the wonderful world of dogs; a huge steam and vintage area, have a go falconry, fishing, fieldsports and more. A great countryside day out for the whole family.