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Things To Do & Days Out near Great Yarmouth

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.
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!
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: The Sea Stars exhibit!
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.
Time and Tide (< 1 mile)
Great Yarmouth
Time and Tide offering permanent and temporary exhibit galleries all representing fascinating angles of local history, plus a charmingly recreated Victorian Row houses an explorable Fisherman's Cottage!
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...
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.
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.
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.
Great Yarmouth
Crazy Club at Regent Superbowl Currently closed, Reopening rebranded as Superbowl UK in October 2015!
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. Fun at Burgh Castle that's completely free! Yes: really!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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...
Lowestoft
Rollers at Claremont Pier Classic wooden roller rink with full hire services and disco kit: UV lighting, smoke machine and pumping tunes! Huge arcade also on site plus award winning beach on either side of you!
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!
Lowestoft
East Anglia Transport Museum A living museum with a wide range of transport to discover. Take a ride on the Woodland Tramway or Trolleybus service, walk along their recreated period street, and study the vintage vehicles in restoration.
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!
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
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!
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
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 a family attraction with many animals from the African continent. A walking safari with giraffes, rhinos, lions, zebra, Farmyard Corner, WalkThrough Lemur Encounters, Free Roadtrain, Discovery Centre, Animal Feeding Talks, Wild Play Zone, Mini Golf and Young Explorer’s Challenge!
Beccles
Ellough Park Raceway A purpose built 1065mtr outdoor flood-lit kart circuit that welcomes drivers over 8 years old.
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.
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...
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
Wroxham
Barton House Railway recreates 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.
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...
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!
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.
Norwich
Wroxham Mini Golf A charming 18 hole course with fun tasteful hazards and landscaped challenges. Great for beginners through to wannabe pros and surrounded by other fun!
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...
Playbarn (17 miles)
Poringland
Playbarn Indoor and outdoor fun and equipment for under 7s, including climbing frame, ride on toys, reading areas, pony or tractor trailer rides, sit on diggers and ride on tractors. Cool!
Norwich
Whitlingham Outdoor Education Centre A tremendous quantity of activities in and out of doors, in and out of water, plus holiday programmes and clubs too!
Norwich
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.
Norwich
Gravity Trampoline Park Trampoline Park in Norwich Riverside - opened in May 2016
At Day Out With The Kids, we've tried to put together as many great family days out & things to do with kids in Great Yarmouth as possible, especially those that are affordable for everyone. Popular attractions include RetroSkate and Yarmouth Hippodrome, although there are many more to discover. If you've been on a fun day out in the area you'd like to share, please contact us so other families visiting Great Yarmouth can enjoy it too!

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