Sheringham Beach (22 miles)
A recent Blue Flag award winner, this sand and shingle beach is a delight when you can see it, and the local town and features equally lovely when you can't.
The Pier Beach at Southwold (26 miles)
The Pier Beach at Southwold
One of two of Southwold's good beaches, with good swimming if you're careful and lifeguard cover. Sand and shingle surface. Regular Blue Flag awarded.
The Denes Beach at Southwold (27 miles)
The Denes Beach at Southwold
Sand and shingle beach good for swimming, canoeing and body boarding, with summer lifeguard cover. Another differently styled beach nearby.
Wells Next The Sea Beach (29 miles)
Wells Next The Sea Beach
Technically part of the Holkam Estate, this sandy beach is covered in shells and sea life. The tide comes in extremely fast, but there is an alarm to warn you.
Holkham Beach (30 miles)
Award winning 3 mile stretch of deep sand, great for traditional play and paddling. Part of a vast Nature Reserve which itself includes a children's play area, boating lake and bygone museum.
Central Beach Skegness (53 miles)
Central Beach Skegness
A popular seaside resort that caters for families with a fantastic pier, exciting rides at Fantasy Island as well as the seal sanctuary and indoor butterfly conservatory at Natureland.
Frinton on Sea Beach (58 miles)
Frinton on Sea Beach
Good swimming with some lifeguard cover, nice sand and excellent fossil hunting territory close by. Deliberately traditional, no arcades, etc.
Bewilderwood (8 miles)
A family day out where mums, dads and grandparents can play alongside their children, running, jumping, swinging and creating stories and treasured memories together, whatever the weather.
Dinosaur Adventure Park (9 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. Plus 3 levels of indoor adventure play with terrific slides!
Pettitts Adventure Park (13 miles)
Pettitts Adventure Park
There are rides for small children and families, children's theatre, animals and birds, and lots of animals to feed and pet. Good day out in norfolk for young kids 7 and under.
Pleasure Beach (19 miles)
Spread over nine acres, the Pleasure Beach offers huge family fun â" full-throttle white knuckle rides to exhilarate and thrill, water attractions to catch your breath and fun rides to keep the children happy for...
Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens (14 miles)
Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens
has a large range of monkeys, birds, pandas, wild cats and other animals housed in the grounds of Thrigby Hall. Rather unique tree boardwalk viewing platforms.
Banham Zoo (17 miles)
- is an award winning family attraction and one of the most exciting wildlife attractions in the country with over 2000 animals from around the world in almost 50 acres of parks and gardens.
Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth (19 miles)
Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth
brings you closer than you ever imagined to a breath taking world of underwater life. The Centre is home to more than 40 displays, including a 250,000 litre tropical Ocean Display where you can see our new arrivals: two green...
Amazona Zoo (21 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...
Pensthorpe Nature Reserve & Gardens (22 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...
Bishops Boats Seal Trips (25 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 (37 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!...
Wroxham Barns (9 miles)
An award winning Junior Farm with 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...
Melsop Farm Park (16 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 (38 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
City of Norwich Aviation Museum (4 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 (9 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...
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse (17 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...
Nelson Museum (18 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...
Time and Tide (18 miles)
Time and Tide
Discover Great Yarmouths' fascinating history, its rich maritime and fishing heritage and some of the colourful characters who made their living from the sea. Hands on displays, games, puzzles, free audio guides and film...
Yesterday's World (19 miles)
Discover an amazing 125 years of British social history magically brought to life with life size street scenes and shop displays! Our award winning museum attraction recaptures our amazing past and is considered to be one of...
The Mo Sheringham Museum (22 miles)
The Mo Sheringham Museum
A stunning museum telling Sheringham's 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...
Walsingham Abbey Grounds and Museum (26 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.
Green Britain Centre (26 miles)
Green Britain Centre
Unique windmill with internal viewing platform, educational and environmental displays and projects, organic gardens and orchard. Plus see the Greenbird: the world record holding, fastest wind powered vehicle on the planet.
Trues Yard Museum (39 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...
Victory Swim and Fitness Centre (14 miles)
Victory Swim and Fitness Centre
Offers a great condition full size swimming pool with Fun Family Session for parents and children with floats, balls, zoodles and water toys.
Marina Leisure Centre (19 miles)
Marina Leisure Centre
Facilities include a large swimming pool with wave machine, water chute and indoor beach. MC's diner is open all year serving all sorts of food. Mikkis's Madhouse indoor play area is open weekends through...
Splash Sheringham (22 miles)
Tropical Leisure pool featuring 150 ft giant waterslide. Children's paddling area. Sun terrace and poolside cafe.
Waterworld and Breckland Leisure Centre (27 miles)
Brewers Fayre Broadland View (3 miles)
Brewers Fayre Broadland View
Wacky Warehouse style "Fun Factory" indoor play centre attached to this large pub. Multi-levelled play centre which the kids running themselves ragged on. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for...
Playbarn (5 miles)
Indoor and outdoor fun and equipment for under 7s, including climbing frame, ride on toys, reading areas and more besides.
Hulabaloos (10 miles)
Offering soft adventure play and laser blaster combat games indoors, plus high ropes assault course and outdoors playground too.
Stompers Play Centre (13 miles)
Stompers Play Centre
Come play at Stompers, North Walsham's exciting indoor play centre for children. There are three separate play zones providing a safe and stimulating environment for babies, toddlers and children up to the age of 10...
Planet Zoom (15 miles)
Imaginative play facility offering the youngsters the chance to run amok in complete safety and security.
Elephant Playbarn (17 miles)
A beautifully converted Norfolk flint barn full of all the soft play toys that children love; ball pools, bouncy castles and climbing frames, especially designed for children to slip, slide, bounce and generally have a lot of...
Monkey Business (17 miles)
Premium children's indoor activity centre offering multi level adventure soft play, physical and imaginative play.
MB's Funhouse (18 miles)
Fantastic indoor play area which appeals to both children and their carers! We have a lovely comfy seating area for the Grownups, a full licensed bar, a great menu that is freshly cooked to order, large screen tv, and we are...
Monsters Ltd Indoor Play Centre (19 miles)
Monsters Ltd Indoor Play Centre
A secure environment where your "little monsters and angels" can play in safety. Cram packed with adventure and suprises, food and drink for all.
Megafun Play Centre (23 miles)
Playland (29 miles)
Is thoughtfully designed to allow children every opportunity to play, climb, tumble and explore at their own pace. Staff are available to ensure the high standard of safety is maintained.
Planet Zoom (38 miles)
With cool snake slides, fun activity towers, colourful ball pools and more, their clean, safe and secure children's soft play zones provide the ultimate freedom for your young ones to exercise body and mind.
Farmer Freds Adventure Play Barn (38 miles)
Farmer Freds Adventure Play Barn
East Anglia's state of the art adventure play area, offering children from 0-12 years a unique 3D play experience, stimulating their imaginations and transporting them to a vivid world of adventure and fun.
Grimes Graves (28 miles)
Today visitors can don a hard hat and descend 9 metres (30 ft) by ladder into one excavated shaft, an unforgettable experience, the only Neolithic flint mine open to visitors in Britain.
Multi media exhibits and classic galleries combine with atmospheric dungeons and imaginative special exhibits to form a great family day out.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Best Beaches near Norwich 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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