Bishops Boats Seal Trips (< 1 mile)
Bishops Boats Seal Trips
offer 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!
Doodle Pots Ceramic Cafe (4 miles)
Doodle Pots Ceramic Cafe
A ceramic cafe where you can paint pottery, anything from a mug to a moneybox to a gecko! Its fun with stencils and sponge stamps to help or let your creative imagination run wild. Babyprints, mosaics, parties, commissions, fund-raising and we can come to you. Get Doodling!
The Muckleburgh Military Collection (5 miles)
The Muckleburgh Military Collection
Norfolk's largest working military museum of tanks, guns and vehicles. Come and drive a tank and ride in a personnel carrier. Exhibits include, uniforms, models and operating radios. We have kennels for dogs too so they don't have to be left in cars.
Holt Country Park (5 miles)
Holt Country Park
A Green Flag Awarded park and woodland full of pleasing plants and wildlife, alongside a new visitor centre which offers Ranger led activities during school holidays ideal for kids. Plus adventure playground and accessible trails.
Wells Next The Sea Beach (6 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.
Wells and Walsingham Light Railway (6 miles)
Wells and Walsingham Light Railway
Visit the longest 10 and a quarter inch narrow gauge steam railway in the world and see the unique Garratt locomotives "Norfolk Hero" and "Norfolk Heroine" which were especially built for this line. A great adventure for all the family in the delightful countryside of the North Norfolk coast.
Thursford Collection (6 miles)
The world’s largest collection of steam engines and organs is delightfully combined with play facilities, silent movies, fairground rides and some spectacular Christmas events to make a truly memorable day out.
Playland (7 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.
Holkham Beach (7 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.
Wells Harbour Railway (7 miles)
Wells Harbour Railway
- a 10 and a quarter guage railway, running approximately a mile from the Town and Harbour, to the Pinewoods Holiday Park, adjacent to the beautiful sandy beach, and pinewoods which are home to many rare birds.
Wells Beach Leisure (7 miles)
Wells Beach Leisure
offers a 7 acre lake with canoes and rowing boats, trampolines, bouncy castle with ball pool, crazy and target golf and a pool room with 3 tables. All this surrounds a lovely picnic area.
Walsingham Abbey Grounds and Museum (7 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.
Walsingham Treasure Trail (7 miles)
Walsingham Treasure Trail
Explore Walsingham on this self-guided Treasure Trail. Hunt out the answers to the clues to find the long lost Treasure!
Sheringham Park (7 miles)
1,000 acres of varying habitat free to visit, including parkland, woodland, and clifftop. Famous for its vast collection of rhododendrons and azaleas, with towers to climb for great views, and miles of scenic countryside paths to follow.
Splash Sheringham (8 miles)
Tropical Leisure pool featuring 150 ft giant waterside and a cool wave machine! Children's paddling area and beach entry shallows plus indoor play for under 5s, gym and poolside cafe. Nice!
The Poppy Line - North Norfolk Railway (8 miles)
The Poppy Line - North Norfolk Railway
Heritage steam railway with magnificent views of coast and country as it runs from Sheringham to Holt. Children's activity coach at Sheringham Station. Children's "I Spy" challenge at William Marriott Railway Museum and play area at Holt Station. Refreshments at all stations.
Sheringham Treasure Trail (8 miles)
Sheringham Treasure Trail
As you explore Sheringham, crack the sneaky clues to discover whodunit on this self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail.
Sheringham Beach (8 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 Mo Sheringham Museum (8 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 history of the town, and a temporary exhibition gallery. Our tower offers 360 degree views...
Holkham Hall Woodland Play Area (9 miles)
Holkham Hall Woodland Play Area
On top of the Hall itself to explore and regular events Holkham also offers a new and improved adventure playground with play structures, zip lines and new toddler zone with sandpit and swings, with more besides.
Beeston Hills Putting Green (9 miles)
Beeston Hills Putting Green
A tricky little 18 hole course just minutes from the beach which has quite a steep hill in the middle of it - well worth a visit
Pensthorpe Nature Reserve and Gardens (10 miles)
Pensthorpe Nature Reserve and Gardens
Get closer to nature at Pensthorpe Natural Park. Explore the wildflower meadow, enjoy the natural beauty of our gardens, take a walk around the park, discover underwater wildlife, become a bug detective and run WILD in our extraordinary outdoor adventure play area WildRootz!
Megafun Play Centre (11 miles)
Megafun Play Centre
Come and play on the 3 level adventure climbing frame which is alongside 6 full size bowling lanes for some tenpin fun too! Aptly named!
Fakenham Superbowl (11 miles)
offers 6 lanes of family friendly modern tenpin: kids love bowling especially if you use gutter guards to give them a decent chance of hitting something! Plus an awesome 3 level indoor play area too. Yay!
Amazona Zoo (12 miles)
is home to over 200 tropical animals including Jaguars, Monkeys, Snakes, Tapirs, Flamingos and other birds including a newly acquired Toucan. As well as extensive grounds it also has a large indoor soft play area for Under 12s!
Cromer Treasure Trail (12 miles)
Cromer Treasure Trail
As you follow the Trail route, can you and the kids hunt for the answers to the clues within Cromer to discover the location of the missing treasure?! Great for locals and visitors, this is one of over 50 Trails in Norfolk.
Regal Movieplex (12 miles)
is a multiscreen cinema in the middle of Cromer town centre, great for something to do when the weather is a bit grotty.
RNLI Lifeboat Station Cromer Pier (12 miles)
RNLI Lifeboat Station Cromer Pier
Visit an active RNLI lifeboat station for a free look around and learn about the team and the vital work they do. Dressing up for the kids, plus flags and equipment to play with. Free to visit.
Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell (12 miles)
Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
A museum dedicated to the story of Norwich and its people. A number of galleries, packed with collections and displays, many of which are interactive like the listening and smell stations!
Sticky Earth Cafe (12 miles)
Sticky Earth Cafe
Create treasured mementos or just have fun at Sticky Earth, a spacious, family run ceramic cafe where you can paint onto a wide range of pottery, after which we will glaze & fire your creation. Or, have a go at Decopatching, jewellery making, canvas & T shirt painting. Fun for all ages, no artistic talent...
Karttrak Cromer (13 miles)
Be Lewis Hamilton (or Jenson Button) for the day at Cromer Karting - driving karts for ages 8 and upwards. Minimum height 4'6"/ 1.37cm.
Blickling Hall (13 miles)
Stunning stately home and grounds - thechildhood home of Anne Boleyn. Nobody ever forgets their first sight of Blickling. The breath-taking red-brick mansion and ancient yew hedges sit at the heart of a magnificent garden and historic park in the beautiful Bure meadows.
Bure Valley Railway (15 miles)
Bure Valley Railway
offers an 18 mile round trip through picturesque countryside which is as varied, interesting and beautiful as any to be found on a railway journey in England.
Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse (17 miles)
Gressenhall Farm and 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!
Dinosaur Adventure Park (17 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!
Davenports Magic Kingdom (17 miles)
Davenports Magic Kingdom
is a time-travel tour through the history of magical entertainment. A 30-minute live magic show, magical demonstrations, costumed guides, fun photo opportunities and children’s activities all included in your admission, making this a truly interactive experience. New features: the Eye Wonder Optical...
Bircham Windmill (17 miles)
Traditional rare working windmill with bakery attached, kids can climb up and explore inside the mill and bake their own bread, pet the farm animals after and then go on a little family bike ride.
Strikers Ten Pin Bowling (18 miles)
Strikers Ten Pin Bowling
- 6 full-size bowling lanes with computerised scoring, an amusement arcade and a bar with large screen TV. During the evening the lazer lights and music are turned up for an 'XTREME Glow in the dark' fun bowling party. A great place to go if you are looking for family days out in Norfolk.
Stompers Play Centre (18 miles)
Stompers Play Centre
is an indoor adventure play venue in North Norfolk, with 3 play zones for babies, toddlers and children up to 12 years old. We also serve healthy food and drinks and are an ideal venue for children’s parties.
Victory Swim and Fitness Centre (18 miles)
Victory Swim and Fitness Centre
A 25m pool with 6 lanes and a varying depth of 1.0 to 1.8m offering family splash session with zoodles, floats, toys and balls, plus lessons and some great pool party options!
Elephant Playbarn (18 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 fun. Under 7s.
Adventure Golf Island (18 miles)
Adventure Golf Island
Featuring a winning combination of mini golf, pirates and dinosaurs this place ticks all the boxes for a fab day out, with treats on the side including sandy beach, surf shop and cool cafe. Did we mention the pirates and the dinosaurs?!
Strikes (19 miles)
Ten pin bowling with plenty of kiddie friendly features and adventure soft play on same site in Planet Zoom.
Planet Zoom (19 miles)
Imaginative play facility offering the youngsters the chance to run amok in complete safety and security.
The Base Soft Play (20 miles)
The Base Soft Play
Soft play area and other facilities for the under 6s and a farmyard area for the under 2s.
Norfolk Lavender (21 miles)
Lavender specialists who also house rare breeds of animals and offer an enormous indoor play area plus adventure playground outside too.
Farmer Freds Adventure Play Barn (21 miles)
Farmer Freds Adventure Play Barn
East Anglia's state of the art adventure play area, offering children from 0 to 12 years a unique 3D play experience, stimulating their imaginations and offering a tremendous cardiovascular workout!
Snettisham Park (21 miles)
A day trip fit for royalty (literally!) with Red Deer Safari, interactive working farm and a great new adventure playground, plus pedal tractors and track, grass sledging, sand quarry and visitor centre with tea room and terrace. Lovely!
City of Norwich Aviation Museum (22 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.
Mount Pleasant Equestrian Centre (22 miles)
Thanks for all the great things to do in Blakeney 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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