Melsop Farm Park (19 miles)
Melsop Farm Park
is a complete day out for all the family with a fantastic range of animals, we also have outdoor adventure facilities and a soft play indoor area with some ride on toys. We are also the home of Norfolk Reindeer!
Church Farm Stow Bardolph (23 miles)
Church Farm Stow Bardolph
Make friends with a wide variety of tame animals and experience all their young at close quarters throughout the season. Also play areas to keep the kids entertained
Wroxham Barns (24 miles)
- award winning Junior Farm - the undercover piggery and Piggy's Play Sty - an 18-hole mini adventure golf course and children's funfair - lots of hands-on activities, feeding and grooming the animals. Don't miss the children's menu in the restaurant - one of Norfolk's most popular family visitor attractions.
Pigeons Farm (42 miles)
Children's Farm with hands on daily activities where children really do get close to the animals. Feed the animals, collect the eggs, enjoy the indoor and outdoor play areas, petting barn, Jumping Pillow, bale climbing, and Gobots
Tattershall Farm Park (48 miles)
Tattershall Farm Park
A friendly farm park with a host of attractions for all ages. Including a petting farm, adventure playground, zip slide, trampolines, an all-weather indoor play barn, restaurant and shop. Also specialise in children's birthday parties. The park provides a safe environment perfect for little ones.
Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm (49 miles)
Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm
Working farm breeding endangered farm animals. Cattle, sheep, goats, poultry, alpacas and pigs. Children given free bag of animal food. Main area is wheelchair/pushchair friendly. Walks round paddocks, beside river and lake. Picnic areas. Disabled toilet. Baby changing. Cafe with home-made light lunches, cakes and clotted cream teas.
Easton Farm Park (50 miles)
Easton Farm Park
There is always lots to do on the Farm. There are daily pony rides, hug-a-bunny, meeting Star, one of the big Suffolk Punch cart horses, barrel bug and train rides, meet the animals and 2 heated indoor playbarns. A great idea for family days out in Suffolk.
Rushmoor Country Park (51 miles)
Rushmoor Country Park
All creatures great and small waiting to meet you and be picked up and cuddled! Large play areas, bouncy castle, ride on toys and tractors, plus pond walks and ice cream!
Hollow Trees (52 miles)
There are different routes and lots to see so your walk can be as long or as short as you like to make it. On your walk you will find Dirty Dave the tractor stuck in the mud, the Rolly Polly pole, Goat Mountain, Mini Tractors and the Welly Game.
Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre (56 miles)
Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre
Feed the friendly animals, hop on our bumpy Tractor Ride, explore the Straw Bale Maze, discover the 18th century working Watermill and play in our indoor Activity Barn. Come rain or shine, experience an action-packed, fun-filled day.
Jimmys Farm (57 miles)
An exciting day out for all the family. We are a working farm and breed rare breed pigs but also have cows, sheep, chickens and more! We have a nature trail, butchery and shop, cafe and playground. We hold farmers markets on 1st Saturday of every month.
Rand Farm Park (59 miles)
Rand Farm Park
There is a large variety of animals for you to hold, feed, touch and cuddle. The indoor heated play areas ensure the fun doesn't stop when the weather's bad + tearooms and outdoor play areas
Wimpole Home Farm (61 miles)
Wimpole Home Farm
Hidden amongst the trees, the Adventure Playground is a popular spot with those who love to climb, slide, scramble and swing, while tiny tots enjoy their own play area and mini pedal tractors. Rare breeds animals - seasonal events - check website for details.
Boydells Dairy Farm (63 miles)
Boydells Dairy Farm
Provides a fun-packed and educational visit for children and adults alike. Try your hand at milking a cow or sheep, feeding hens, riding a donkey cart or outstaring a llama!
Whisby Animal Centre (66 miles)
Whisby Animal Centre
A wide variety of animals for you to look at and feed. There is an outdoor play area for children under 8, a beach to play and build sandcastles for all ages, and an indoor ball pool and soft play for children under 5.
Thurleigh Farm Centre (69 miles)
Thurleigh Farm Centre
is a diverse experience with a huge variety of animals but also trampolines, roller blading rink, crazy golf, maize maze, pony rides, indoor and outdoor playgrounds, fire engine ride and pedal kart track, plus seasonal activities like bottle feeding lambs.
Clacton Zoo (73 miles)
Clacton on Sea
- a children's petting zoo with animals you can feed, stroke and interact with. We have many different friendly animals that the children can learn about including alpacas, goats, micro pigs and various birds. 80 metres from Clacton sea front and 200 metres from Clacton pier.
Church Farm (74 miles)
Walk round the farm and visit with the variety of animals, plus enjoy the woodland play area with castles and slides, they're free! You can also buy animal feed and pick up a map of where you can offer it out.
West Lodge Rural Centre (74 miles)
West Lodge Rural Centre
Handle the fluffy young chicks, rabbits and guinea pigs in Cuddle Corner and laugh at the antics of the pygmy goats on Goat Mountain. You can feed the ducks, groom a pony, watch and get involved in the ever popular piglet race! So much to do here!
Pensthorpe Nature Reserve & Gardens (2 miles)
Pensthorpe Nature Reserve & Gardens
- a fantastic action-packed day out where kids can get close to nature and learn new things about British wildlife. The nature reserve was the base for the popular BBC Springwatch show for three years running, and is home to a variety of common and rare birds, plus red squirrels and their four kittens.
Bishops Boats Seal Trips (11 miles)
Bishops Boats Seal Trips
- a boat trip out to see the Seals in their natural habitat, and Landing on Blakeney Point Bird Sanctuary. One of the many family places to go if you're looking for things to do in Norfolk with kids
Deer Safari at Snettisham Park (15 miles)
Deer Safari at Snettisham Park
During the 45 minute round trip you will meet and be able to feed their spectacular herd of red deer. You can be sure to get an amazing close encounter with the Deer all of which are more than happy to feed from your hands! Magical.
Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary (17 miles)
Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary
An amazing variety of animals from Otters and Penguins to a full Seal rescue facility and hospital. Classic walk through tunnel, touch pool, interactive rock pool and pirate ship play zone.
Amazona Zoo (20 miles)
AmazonaZOO has taken 2 years to emerge from 10 acres of derelict woodland and the abandoned brick kilns just to the south of Cromer town. We are now home to a wide range of animals from Tropical South America including Jaguar, Otters, Spider Monkeys and Flamingos.
Banham Zoo (28 miles)
- enjoy the ultimate fun filled day out at one of the most exciting wildlife attractions in the country. Banham Zoo rated amongst UK's top three Zoos by WHICH? A must go to place if you are looking for family days out in Norfolk.
Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens (35 miles)
Dinosaur Adventure Park (14 miles)
Dinosaur Adventure Park
Come face to face with giants of the past on our dinosaur trail. Discover the lost world maze and meet creatures great and small in the Secret Animal Garden. If you are looking for fun family days out in Nofolk, you must come here.
Bewilderwood (26 miles)
An award winning Treehouse Advnture Park based on a series of children's books written by Tom Blofeld, co-creator and owner of this magical forest where you get to meet Mildred the Crocklebog and perhaps see hints of intriguing characters such as Boggles and Twiggles......
Pettitts Adventure Park (36 miles)
Pettitts Adventure Park
There's rides for small children, family, childrens theatre, animals and birds, and lots of animals to feed and pet. Good place for young kids 7 and under.
Walsingham Abbey Grounds and Museum (5 miles)
Walsingham Abbey Grounds and Museum
Splendid grounds seasonally blanketed with snowdrops make for excellent family rambling, plus a hands on museum and a spooky old prison to explore.
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse (9 miles)
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Enjoy a fascinating journey through the story of rural Norfolk. With a thrilling woodland adventure playground, a historic workhouse, traditional farm and many indoor displays, Gressenhall is the perfect setting for the perfect day out whatever the weather!
Ecotech Centre (14 miles)
Explore the organic, heritage garden and nature area or maybe just have a coffee in the licensed café. There is something for everyone to see. Admission to the Centre is free but should you feel energetic and wish to climb the Ecotricty wind turbine there is a charge and booking is advisable
The Mo Sheringham Museum (17 miles)
The Mo Sheringham Museum
A stunning museum telling Sheringhamâs fascinating history. We have a beautiful collection of boats and lifeboats. Our social history galleries include a historical street scene, an art gallery, exhibits about the history of the town, and a temporary exhibition gallery. Our tower offers 360 degree views of the town.
Trues Yard Museum (20 miles)
Trues Yard Museum
Discover King's Lynn's lost fishing community.
Step back in time as you explore the tiny cottages, where nine children once shared one bed! Smell the fish hanging in our Victorian smokehouse and take a look at the Activity fishing smack as you learn more about the lives of the fisherfolk.
City of Norwich Aviation Museum (21 miles)
City of Norwich Aviation Museum
A great collection of aviation history with plenty to see both in and outdoors. For kids really into planes, remember to take a camera and sketchbook or notepad.
The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum (27 miles)
The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum
Tells the story of the development of Radar including how it was used during the
Battle of Britain, the Cold War and is now used both in the UK and on deployed Operations. A place that all the family will enjoy, informative atmospheric visitor attraction with a hands on approach to it's exhibits.
Nelson Museum (40 miles)
Avoid the rats and beware of the cannonfire in Below Decks, a recreation of a man-of-war. Try their hammock, play ship's games, examine cannons from Nelson's time or relax in the picnic area of the Maritime Courtyard.
Splash Sheringham (17 miles)
Tropical Leisure pool featuring 150 ft giant waterslide. Children's paddling area. Sun terrace and poolside cafe. Great idea of you are looking for family days out in Norfolk, especially when there is bad weather!
Swimming at Oasis Leisure (17 miles)
Swimming at Oasis Leisure
25m warm water swimming pool with separate toddler fun pool; whirlpool spa and a whopping 33m aqua slide!
Victory Swim and Fitness Centre (22 miles)
Thanks for all the great things to do and Childrens Farms near Fakenham with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Norfolk can enjoy the great day out as well.
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