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Things To Do & Days Out near Lowestoft
Rollers at Claremont Pier (< 1 mile)
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!
Richardsons Family Entertainment Centre (< 1 mile)
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...
Adventure Island Playpark (2 miles)
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!
Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park (3 miles)
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.
East Anglia Transport Museum (3 miles)
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.
Africa Alive (4 miles)
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!
Somerleyton (7 miles)
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.
Ellough Park Raceway (7 miles)
Ellough Park Raceway A purpose built 1065mtr outdoor flood-lit kart circuit that welcomes drivers over 8 years old.
Monkey Business (8 miles)
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!
Beccles Outdoor Swimming Pool (8 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!
Pleasure Beach (9 miles)
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.
Merrivale Model Village (9 miles)
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.
Wellington Bowl (9 miles)
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.
Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth (9 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: The Sea Stars exhibit!
RetroSkate (9 miles)
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.
Time and Tide (9 miles)
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!
Yarmouth Hippodrome (9 miles)
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 (9 miles)
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.
Nelson Museum (9 miles)
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.
Marina Leisure Centre (9 miles)
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 (9 miles)
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 (9 miles)
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.
Joyland (10 miles)
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!
Pettitts Adventure Park (10 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.
Southwold Pier (10 miles)
Southwold Pier is an Iconic British Pier on the coast of Suffolk with a collection of Amusement Arcades, the ‘Under The Pier Show’, Boardwalk Restaurant, two Cafes and three Gift Shops for kids and adults alike.
The Southwold Mystery Treasure Trail (10 miles)
The Southwold Mystery Treasure Trail Get out with the kids today on this self guided, mystery themed Treasure Trail. Ideal for all the family, hunt out the answers to the clues as you walk around Southwold to eliminate the suspects to discover whodunit!
The Pier Beach at Southwold (11 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. Good arcade.
The Denes Beach at Southwold (11 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.
Coastal Voyager (11 miles)
Coastal Voyager Undoubtably our most popular trip by far is the high speed trip out to sea off Southwold. The boat is put through its formidable paces in a 30 min tour of Solebay.
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.
Willow Farm Riding School (14 miles)
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.
MB's Funhouse (16 miles)
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 (16 miles)
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 (16 miles)
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.
Dunwich Heath Coastal Centre and Beach (16 miles)
Dunwich Heath Coastal Centre and Beach Guided walks, family nature trails, Tracker Packs, smugglers' and history trails, tea-room events, sea-watching and wildlife identification charts and telescopes. Children's play area next to tea-room.
Woodland Park Equestrian Centre (17 miles)
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!
Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden (17 miles)
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!
Oasis Camel Centre (17 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
Playbarn (18 miles)
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!
Brewers Fayre Broadland View (19 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 things to do in Norfolk with kids
Horsey Gap and River Trip (20 miles)
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 (20 miles)
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.
The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum (21 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 atmospheric visitor attraction with a hands on approach to it's exhibits.
Whitlingham Outdoor Education Centre (21 miles)
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!
Norfolk Snowsports Club (21 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.
Bewilderwood (21 miles)
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.
Jump for Joy (21 miles)
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!
Gravity Trampoline Park (22 miles)
Gravity Trampoline Park Trampoline Park in Norwich Riverside - opened in May 2016
Odeon Norwich (22 miles)
Odeon Norwich Great 18 screen cinema down by the Riverside in Norwich, showing the latest releases daily, with 3D and IMAX viewings. Special pocket money priced kids’ screenings on weekend mornings, and throughout the school holidays.
Hollywood Bowl Norwich (22 miles)
Hollywood Bowl Norwich Packing 26 air conditioned lanes, private party room, amusement arcade and pool tables, we've got your rainy day saver right here!