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The weather in Houghton
The above is a climate diagram for Houghton. The highest average temperatures are in the month of July. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 3° in February. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is April.
Choose a Houghton holiday cottage for your Norfolk stay
Situated in Norfolk, the country village of Houghton is ideal for visitors looking for a peaceful and picturesque holiday destination. Choose from a Houghton lodging and enjoy visiting the historical and cultural attractions Norfolk has to offer.
Historic houses in Houghton
Houghton is home to one of Norfolk's most popular historic houses, Houghton Hall, built in the 18th century for the first British Prime Minister Sir Robert Walpole. Visitors can enjoy the luxurious interior, featuring historical artefacts and furniture and fine works of art by the likes of Gainsborough and Holbein. Explore the vast gardens which include a formal rose garden and a number of modern art sculptures. Nearby Hindringham Hall, dating from the 16th century, is open for guided tours which give you all the background information about the building's fascinating history, as well as a chance to enjoy its stunning gardens. Finally, make sure you include the Sandringham Estate on your itinerary; one of the Royal Family's homes, you can visit part of the house and learn about its history, architecture and gardens.
Head for the coast
Houghton is only a short drive from the beautiful Norfolk coastline, packed with beaches and attractions to keep kids of all ages amused. The Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary is an aquarium with a difference; as well as the usual tanks filled with fish and sea creatures, the centre is also home to a seal rescue centre where you can see seals which are being rehabilitated for their return to the wild. If you want to see seals in their natural habitat, take a boat trip out into the North Sea from Blakeney Point or visit Blakeney nature reserve. Here you can try to spot local seabirds and enjoy a stroll along the Norfolk coast.
Enjoy Norfolk's attractions
The unique Thursford Collection is a museum dedicated to steam engines, organs, and even fairground rides. You can even take a ride on this museum's exhibits, including an old-fashioned carousel, or enjoy the twice-daily concerts on a steam powered Wurlitzer organ. Bircham Mill, the only working windmill in this part of Norfolk, is now also a fascinating museum where you can learn about the role of mills in Norfolk's history and enjoy the spectacular view from the top of the building.
Head a little further north to the village of Caley Mill, and you can spend some time at the unusual attraction Norfolk Lavender, a garden centre devoted to lavender and other herbs; take a guided tour to learn about the benefits of their plants and then take some of their products back to your Houghton lodging.
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