Norfolk’s spectacular coastline, quaint villages, historic houses, bustling market towns and meandering rivers all provide the perfect backdrop for some of the most curious tales from across the centuries. Which eccentric cleric’s final words were ‘Did I make the front page?’ Which annual race’s participants only eat lettuce? Why on earth is there an elephant on one Norfolk village sign? Where is the most accident-prone church in the county? Which wealthy banker and philanthropist’s mansion was reportedly used as a signalling point for German submarines during the First World War? Where and why was the bowler hat invented? How did a single feather save a monarch? Which of Norfolk’s heroes gives his name to an unlucky sporting score?
The A-Z of Curious Norfolk will enthral both resident and visitor alike. It is a book to dip into, unless of course you can’t wait to turn the page and read more!