Heritage walks

Explore historic Norfolk and uncover the remarkable story of the Paston family. 

Enter our photography competition for the chance to win local prizes

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Can you capture the spirit of Paston country?

Every month we will choose 3 walk pictures tagged #pastonfootprints to win local prizes.

We will also choose an overall summer and autumn photo that best capture the walks in these seasons to win extra special prizes.

Photography competition


Autumn experiences

Learn more about the entire 15th-17th century Paston story at our new Paston Footprints exhibition at the Norfolk Record Office.

Would you like to read an original Paston letter? Would you like to understand 16th to early 18th century archives? Join us on two free online courses to equip you with skills to understand and 'hack' old archives. 

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Our griffin needs a name - can you help?

The winning name will win a family ticket for the Bure Valley Festive Express in December 2021.

The winning name will be chosen by Good Judge William in October half term.

Name the Paston griffin


Who were the Pastons?

The Pastons were one of Norfolk’s most prominent families in the Middle Ages and Tudor periods. They have a remarkable rags to riches story.


Rebel women

Help us write the Paston women back into history

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