Friday, 25 March 2011

Norfolk’s World Snail Racing Championships in Final Ten Where else but England? Award

Norfolk’s World Snail Racing Championships, staged annually in Congham, has made it to the final 10 of VisitEngland’s Where else but England? award 2011. The snail racing is up against nine of England’s most quirky events and needs everyone in Norfolk to vote in the online poll to give it the chance of taking the Where else but England? crown.

Vote now for the World Snail Racing Championships at or at the Where else but England? page on Facebook. The winner will be revealed in The Sun newspaper on April 9.

The 2011 World Snail Racing Championships will be staged on the cricket field at Congham on Saturday, July 16. For more information see

Lydia Smith, Director Norfolk Tourism said: “Thank you to everyone who voted to get the World Snail Racing Championships into the final 10 of the Where else but England? award. I urge everyone to vote again in the final poll and give our Snail Racing the chance to take the Where else but England? crown.”

Norfolk Tourism is the county's established public and private industry partnership. Funded by its 55 partner organisations, the partnership is designed to act as a forum for all Norfolk's tourism businesses and local authorities,, tel. 01603 222846. See our free to use image library at