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Family Days Out near to Great Yarmouth
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Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth
Great Yarmouth
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 sea turtles!
Amazonia World of Reptiles (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
Amazonia World of Reptiles Have a rainforest adventure with over 50 species of Lizards, Snakes and Insects thriving in a Tropical Jungle Environment.
RetroSkate (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
RetroSkate Dedicated skating venue with specialist coaching sessions and classes available, standard public sessions, roller discos, parent and toddler sessions and a roller tots rink where the little ones can practice in safety.
Yarmouth Hippodrome (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
Yarmouth Hippodrome Catch some amazing live circus performances, water show spectaculars and musical entertainment at Britain's only remaining Circus Building! Plus cool museum with Houdini Props too!
Castaway Island (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
Castaway Island Floating in the centre of the Golden Mile, keep your little pirates happy for a while on the Island with 18 holes of family friendly mini golf! Pleasingly simple challenges and nice atmosphere.
Wellington Bowl (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
Wellington Bowl has state of the art lanes, each with the ability to deploy child friendly bumper bars to give the little ones a chance. Kids love bowling, and it's fun for grownups too! Amusements adjacent on pier.
Yesterdays World (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
Yesterdays World 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 best collections in the UK. New figures and movie theatre.
Time and Tide (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
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 shows.
Merrivale Model Village (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
Merrivale Model Village Merrivale Model Village, one of Great Yarmouth's best-loved attractions, a fantastic model village set in an acre of floral landscaped gardens on the sea front. Crazy golf also on site.
Marina Leisure Centre (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
Marina Leisure Centre Facilities include a large swimming pool with wave machine, water chute and indoor beach. MCs diner is open all year serving all sorts of food. Mikki's Madhouse indoor play area is open weekends through the winter and everyday in the summer. The Piazza has monthly Wrestling events and a Summer Pantomime...
Guided Great Yarmouth Historical Walks (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
Guided Great Yarmouth Historical Walks Enjoy some fun family time together learning about Great Yarmouth’s amazing history and the people who lived and worked here, on one of our great range of historically themed guided heritage walks.
Pirates Cove Golf (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
Pirates Cove Golf This 18 hole course is packed full of features to make your game enjoyable whether you are 6 years old or 86! The course is designed so that all ages and abilities can have fun.
Nelson Museum (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
Nelson Museum 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.
Pleasure Beach (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
Pleasure Beach Spread over nine acres, the Pleasure Beach offers huge family fun: full-throttle white knuckle rides to exhilarate and thrill, water attractions to catch your breath and fun rides to keep the children happy for hours. Some height restrictions.
Regent Superbowl (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
Regent Superbowl is a leisure centre with 16 lanes of tenpin bowling, soft play area, arcade area, Madison’s Bar and Diner.
Crazy Club at Regent Superbowl (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
Crazy Club at Regent Superbowl A lush tropical jungle environment surrounds the adventure main frame, with waterfall and twisting snake slides, ball lagoon, climbing webs and loads more besides with dedicated toddling space too!
4D Cinema Experience (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
4D Cinema Experience The interactive cinema has vibrating seats and water pumps to spray people especially during the pirate themed Curse of Skull Rock. Wind is also blown into people's faces.
Joyland (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
Joyland A huge toy town mountain incorporates the spook express kiddie coaster, jet cars andneptunes kingdom undersea fantasy ride, pirate ship, major obit, balloon wheel and skydiver!
Monkey Business (3 miles)
Great Yarmouth
Monkey Business Premium children's indoor activity centre offering multi level adventure soft play, physical and imaginative play.
Willow Farm Riding School (5 miles)
Great Yarmouth
Willow Farm Riding School BHS approved training focussed facility offering lessons for all ages, BHS qualification training and a dedicated recognised Pony Club with associated events schedule.
Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens (5 miles)
Great Yarmouth
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.
Somerleyton (5 miles)
Great Yarmouth
Somerleyton Home to a famous adventure playground, rowing boats in nearby Fritton Lake, indoor activities, a putting green, a variety of family sized nature trails, maze and seasonal opportunities for pony trekking.
Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park (7 miles)
Lowestoft
Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park Set within 50 acres of enclosed coastal parkland and just 10mins from the popular seaside town of Great Yarmouth, Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park has been refurbished making it an even more vibrant place for a day out for all the family. With great discounts of over 25% when you book online.
MB's Funhouse (7 miles)
Hemsby
MB's Funhouse 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 totally FREE to get in!
Stonehenge Mini Golf (7 miles)
Great Yarmouth
Stonehenge Mini Golf A quick game of mini golf is part of the modern beach day experience! This course is modelled around Stonehenge and provides simple holes for a fun family competition besides the seaside. Our moneys on mom!
Lost World Adventure Golf (7 miles)
Hemsby
Lost World Adventure Golf A stunning 9 hole, dinosaur themed mini-golf course, with Aztec waterfall and water features. Pan for gold and receive a souvenir medallion! Fully landscaped and illuminated at dusk.
Pettitts Adventure Park (7 miles)
Reedham
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.
Richardsons Family Entertainment Centre (8 miles)
Lowestoft
Richardsons Family Entertainment Centre The Centre includes Richardson's Family Bowl which offers 14 lanes of glow bowling. There is also the nautical themed Galley Diner and Restaurant and the Cityscape Bar with Sky TV. For children there is an indoor play area, Ritchie's Adventure Island, and various amusements with tickets to win...
Pets Corner (9 miles)
Lowestoft
Pets Corner For monkeys, meerkats and more, take the whole family down to Oulton Broad where you can feed and pet many of the animals from the terrific range on show. Plus bouncy castle!
Woodland Park Equestrian Centre (10 miles)
South Walsham
Woodland Park Equestrian Centre All weather lessons for tots upwards plus country side hacking, led by friendly professionals. Also has a private swimming pool for an hour's swim with just the family. Bliss!
East Anglia Transport Museum (11 miles)
Lowestoft
East Anglia Transport Museum Take a ride on the Woodland Tramway or Trolleybus service, walk along their recreated period street and study the vintage vehicles in recuperation.
Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden (11 miles)
South Walsham
Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden 131 acres of beautiful ancient woodland and water gardens to take a rambling explore through. To make the most of it, take binoculars, camera and sketchbook. Or even some teddies to plant for the kids to find!
Adventure Island Playpark (11 miles)
Lowestoft
Adventure Island Playpark Large Pirate Ship indoor adventure soft play park on multi-levels. Walk the plank to the secret island and race the zip glides!
Horsey Gap and River Trip (11 miles)
Horsey
Horsey Gap and River Trip With a rich wealth of natural wildlife this is an understated delight for all ages. Quiet and informal on a traditional broads boat, your friendly guide will expose you to natural delights previously only experienced in nature programmes, including close ups with seals and oodles of dragonflies!
The How Hill Trust (12 miles)
Ludham
The How Hill Trust A great educational resource centre offering plenty for the public too, including nature trails, Nature Tots programme and Electric Eel boat trips! Plus plenty of natural space to explore.
Beccles Outdoor Swimming Pool (12 miles)
Beccles
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!
Africa Alive (13 miles)
Lowestoft
Africa Alive Take your family on a walking safari at one of the UK's largest and most exciting wildlife attractions. Explore the sights and sounds of Africa and discover, giraffes, rhinos, cheetahs, hyaenas and hundreds more African animals and birds. See The Plains of Africa an awe-inspiring recreation of the...
Ellough Park Raceway (13 miles)
Beccles
Ellough Park Raceway A purpose built 1065mtr outdoor flood-lit kart circuit that welcomes drivers over 8 years old.
The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum (14 miles)
Norwich
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.
Bewilderwood (14 miles)
Wroxham
Bewilderwood 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.
Museum of the Broads (15 miles)
Stalham
Museum of the Broads The museum's unusual collections and educational displays explore the area's social and economic relationship with it's waterways, but beyond this there's also a real steam boat ride, kiddie quiz, explorer packs, trails, dress up, a play boat and accessible picnic area! A great all rounder...
Brewers Fayre Broadland View (15 miles)
Norwich
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 things to do in Norfolk with kids
Canoe the Broads (16 miles)
Wroxham
Canoe the Broads A charmingly intimate way to explore some of the 200km of navigable Norfolk waterways. A tidy range of beginner friendly multi passenger vessels are a available at differing spots, including Bungay, Burgh St Peter, Geldeston, Hickling, Martham, Potter Heigham, Salhouse Broad, Sutton Staithe, Wayford Bridge...
Barton House Railway (16 miles)
Wroxham
Barton House Railway - re-creates a traditional railway atmosphere where the whole family can enjoy the nostalgia of the golden age of steam with two ride-on railways, a fully working signalling system and authentic tickets.
Wroxham Miniature Worlds (16 miles)
Hoveton
Wroxham Miniature Worlds The UK's largest indoor modelling attraction with stunningly intricate scenes from around the world laid out in amazing detail. 10,000 sq ft of 'wow'! Under 5s would require assistance to view some sections.
Jump for Joy (16 miles)
Norwich
Jump for Joy Smashing multi level adventure play frame plus totally separate Toddler Castle. Features include climbing frames, slides, ball pool and bouncy castle plus a veritable fleet of Happy Hopperz for the smalls!
Ashmanhaugh Light Railway (16 miles)
Norwich
Ashmanhaugh Light Railway Outdoor train rides behind a variety of steam, electric and petrol engined locomotives in our sit in coaches around our fully signalled and attractively landscaped circuits. Light refreshments including ice creams available. Sorry but dogs not allowed on site.
Wroxham Barns (16 miles)
Hoveton
Wroxham Barns 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 miss the children's menu in the restaurant too. One of Norfolk's most...
Moo Play Farm (17 miles)
Brampton
Moo Play Farm Farm themed adventure play facility with several floors of fun equipment and a dedicated toddler and baby play zone plus a climbing wall, with more of the same outside for the better weather!
Playbarn (17 miles)
Poringland
Playbarn Indoor and outdoor fun and equipment for under 7s, including climbing frame, ride on toys, reading areas and more besides.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Great Yarmouth 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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