Monsters Ltd Indoor Play Centre (< 1 mile)
Monsters Ltd Indoor Play Centre
Multi level monster themed adventure play facility with terrific slides and loads of fun features, plus a particularly well equipped toddler zone and some additional amusements to spend your pocket money on.
Bressingham Steam Experience (2 miles)
Bressingham Steam Experience
Whether you choose to explore one of Europe's leading steam collections, take a ride on Bressingham's famous Victorian 'Gallopers', journey over five miles of narrow-gauge steam railway, wander through beautiful gardens, or visit the only official "Dad's Army" exhibition in existence,...
Artfulpots Paint Your Own Pottery (6 miles)
Artfulpots Paint Your Own Pottery
Bring your tots to Artfulpots and paint a pottery masterpiece! Choose from mugs, plates, piggy banks and animals. Paint and leave it with us to glaze and fire in our kiln ready to collect later in the week.
Banham Zoo (6 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.
Norfolk Tank Museum (9 miles)
Forncett St Peter
Norfolk Tank Museum
Learn about tanks, military equipment and vehicles in this hands on experience. You can climb aboard some of them and operate the controls! Accompanied children under 12 years can visit for free.
Mid-Suffolk Light Railway (9 miles)
Mid-Suffolk Light Railway
This is the only railway museum in Suffolk, where the former Mid Suffolk Light Railway is recreated. Many original station buildings and steam locomotives on display along with lots of photographs and memorabilia in the museum.
Knettishall Heath Country Park (9 miles)
Knettishall Heath Country Park
Lovely for nature hikes and picnics, with plenty of local flora and fauna to spot, from lizards and butterflies to fallow deer and wild ponies. Very peaceful. Unless you take the kids!
Oasis Camel Centre (12 miles)
Oasis Camel Centre
A great family day out with all the friendly animals: camels, alpacas, llamas, donkeys, goats, pigs, rabbits, guinea pigs and even ferrets!Indoor and outdoor play areas,crazy golf, mini maze and land train ride (weather permitting) all included in admission price
Hulabaloos (12 miles)
Offering soft adventure play and laser blaster combat games indoors, plus high ropes assault course and outdoors playground too.
Saxtead Green Post Mill (13 miles)
Saxtead Green Post Mill
Makes an interesting educational addition to your day out in Suffolk and is easily combined with a visit to Framlingham Castle.
Stonham Barns (13 miles)
Fun facilities at the leisure and retail complex include Golf Course and Crazy Mini Golf, Owl Sanctuary and fishing lakes.
Suffolk Owl Sanctuary (13 miles)
Suffolk Owl Sanctuary
Meet some owls, meerkats and enjoy other wildlife. Over 80 raptors to see, some flying in display. Woodland walk with bird hide, Raptor hospital and Sensory Garden. Experience days and parties available.
Playworld - Ocean Adventure (14 miles)
Playworld - Ocean Adventure
There are ball ponds, slides, a large inflatable play area (May to September), an aerial glide, slides, a spooky room, scramble nets and a toddlers' area. Swimming facilities also on site. Play area currently closed for improvements, reopening March 29th.
Museum of East Anglian Life (14 miles)
Museum of East Anglian Life
Discover the history and natural world of East Anglia on this beautiful 75 acre site, get steamed up with the powerful engines, meet the friendly animals including Suffolk Punch Horses and rare breads of cattle and sheep, plus 15 splendidly restored historic buildings and lots more to do.
Melsop Farm Park (15 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!
Framlingham Castle (15 miles)
12th century fortress with exciting audio tour, interactive exhibits, themed trails, castle wall walk, and spectacular views.
Waterworld and Breckland Leisure Centre (15 miles)
Whiterails Livery Yard (15 miles)
Whiterails Livery Yard
BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons, off road scenic hacking plus dual menage and show jumps.
Fun 2 Play (16 miles)
Fun 2 Play
Large 3 level play structure with 4 lane astra slide, spiral slide, tube slide, ball pool, spook room plus many more fun features suitable for older children.
Playbarn (16 miles)
Indoor and outdoor fun and equipment for under 7s, including climbing frame, ride on toys, reading areas and more besides.
Easton Farm Park (17 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.
Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm (17 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,...
Eaton Park (18 miles)
Great kids' play area, skate park, public access tennis courts and model boating pond, bowls, croquet, pitch and putt and new mum fitness classes. Plus oodles of well maintained space for all the classic family outdoor games.
Valley Farm Equestrian Leisure (18 miles)
Valley Farm Equestrian Leisure
is an 82 acre farm with Woodland Wildlife Walks, Riverside Ramble, Pony Paddocks and Camargue Cafe. Meet the farmyard and exotic animals including Camelot the Camel and horse breeds from around the world. Pony rides, riding lessons or activity days can be booked separately. Schools, clubs, individuals and...
Moo Play Farm (18 miles)
Moo Play Farm
Moo Play Farm - Play Barn has Softplay for toddlers and the BIG MOO playframe with SUPER SLIDES for children up to 12 years old. We also offer a PARTY ROOM for Discos and Karaoke. With underfloor heating throughout, you are guaranteed to stay warm whatever the weather
Quasar Norwich (18 miles)
Painless bruiseless laser tag, the gentler way to get the thrills of shoot 'em ups in a live action role play setting.
Congo Rapids Adventure Golf (19 miles)
Congo Rapids Adventure Golf
- is a fantastic outdoor jungle themed 18 hole Adventure Golf course, full of obstacles, including a real plane, jeep, self propelled rafts, volcano, cave, waterfalls, lots of jungle animals and water. Located alongside a contemporary cafe style sports bar where children are also welcome.
Norfolk Snowsports Club (19 miles)
Norfolk Snowsports Club
Awesome tubing slope for inflatable ring racing and great opportunities for juniors 8+ to take taster sessions in skiing and 10+ in snowboarding, plus lessons for the over 12s.
Namco Funscape Norwich (19 miles)
Namco Funscape Norwich
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Castle Carvery (19 miles)
Indoor and outdoor play areas with oodles of features including air cannon, climbing wall, mirror maze and spiral slide, plus light up target game in the ball pit!
BBC Norwich Tour (19 miles)
BBC Norwich Tour
is a fantastic chance to gain access to the rarely seen world behind the famous TV and radio programmes broadcast and produced from BBC Norwich at The Forum, plus a hands-on interactive studio experience.
Bury Bowl (19 miles)
Bury St Edmunds
Popular bowling centre, great activity for kids, especially if it's grotty outside, with fully licensed bar and restaurant as well as satellite television, pool and video games
The Plantation Garden (19 miles)
The Plantation Garden
Peaceful, quirky, fascinating. Features include Gothic style fountain, medieval style walls and superb creative planting. Woodland paths. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Norwich with kids.
Whitlingham Outdoor Education Centre (19 miles)
Odeon Norwich (19 miles)
Great cinema down by the Riverside in Norwich, many of the films now in super 3D. Special Odeon Kids screenings
CurveMotion (19 miles)
Bury St Edmunds
- is an exciting interactive indoor venue offering roller skating, roller disco, soft play centre, mega slides, including a vertical drop slide, as well as a range of different party options and a high quality bistro.
AMF Hollywood Bowl Norwich (19 miles)
AMF Hollywood Bowl Norwich
Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This Hollywood Bowl has over 20 lanes!
Curious About Norwich (19 miles)
Curious About Norwich
is a unique experience: two treasure hunt style walks of discovery to keep the whole family intrigued and amused. Keep the kids happy answering clues and matching pictures, whilst reading stories about this fabulous Norfolk city. Buy the booklet from our website and explore in your own time.
Norwich Castle (19 miles)
Multi media exhibits and classic galleries combine with atmospheric dungeons and imaginative special exhibits to form a great family day out.
Open (19 miles)
12m high indoor climbing wall with taster sessions and beginner equipment ideal for kids giving it a first go, plus they welcome climbers with any kind of disability and offer trained staff and specialist equipment.
Kids Play (19 miles)
Bury St Edmunds
With numerous fun indoor activities, you are sure to find something the whole family will enjoy. Kids can brave the speedy drop slide, shoot the fun ball cannons and scramble through tunnels on the giant playframe. Plus, there's more: why not bounce on trampolines, dive into the ball pond or spin on the...
Inspire Discovery Centre (19 miles)
Inspire Discovery Centre
Hands-on science centre great for all ages with special under 5s' zone, live shows for groups and loads of exhibits.
Moyse's Hall Museum (19 miles)
Bury St Edmunds
Moyse's Hall Museum
Provides an excellent setting in which to trace the unfolding story of West Suffolk, through displays which range from prehistoric times right through to the present.
High Lodge Thetford Forest Centre (19 miles)
High Lodge Thetford Forest Centre
Offers loads of outdoor play equipment, a variety of family oriented trails and orienteering courses to keep you busy, plus high wires, giant animal sculptures and more!
Norwich Cathedral (19 miles)
Welcoming families for worships or exploration, offering free guided tours with exciting tales of riot, war, plague and fire, with the Cathedral surviving everything thrown at it! Kids will especially enjoy the musical recitals and choir performances, plus following visitor trails.
Go Ape Thetford (19 miles)
Go Ape Thetford
Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
Go Ape Forest Segway (19 miles)
Go Ape Forest Segway
You can enjoy our forest Segway experience in the beautiful Thetford Forest. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Go Ape Tree Top Junior (19 miles)
Go Ape Tree Top Junior
A fun filled experience of canopy exploring, trail blazing and crossings for all to enjoy. You'll enjoy monkeying around over trails and finish with one awesome zip wire.
Norwich Puppet Theatre (19 miles)
Norwich Puppet Theatre
As well as hosting a variety of touring puppetry companies from Britain and overseas, featuring the best of British and international theatre of animation for all ages, we present an ongoing programme of craft based workshops for children with special sessions for adults.
Beccles Outdoor Swimming Pool (20 miles)
Beccles Outdoor Swimming Pool
is a traditional, outdoor heated swimming pool situated by the river Waveney. There is a large swimming pool with a serious deep end plus an adjacent toddler pool and baby pool, are grass area ideal for sunbathing. The pool is open from late May to early September and now features canoes!
Thanks for all the great things to do in Diss 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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