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Things To Do & Days Out near Norwich
Norwich Castle (< 1 mile)
Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery set in a Norman Castle, with multi media exhibits and classic galleries, atmospheric dungeons, and imaginative special exhibits, all of which make for a great family day out!
Curious About Norwich (< 1 mile)
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 and explore in your own time.
Open (< 1 mile)
Open 12m high indoor climbing wall offering 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.
Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell (< 1 mile)
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!
Norwich Cathedral (< 1 mile)
Norwich Cathedral 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.
Hollywood Bowl Norwich (< 1 mile)
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!
Odeon Norwich (< 1 mile)
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.
Gravity Trampoline Park (< 1 mile)
Gravity Trampoline Park Trampoline Park in Norwich Riverside - opened in May 2016
Norwich Puppet Theatre (< 1 mile)
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.
Quasar Norwich (< 1 mile)
Quasar Norwich Painless bruiseless laser tag, the gentler way to get the thrills of shoot 'em ups in a live action role play setting. For over 7s.
The Plantation Garden (< 1 mile)
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 (1 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 (1 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.
Eaton Park Crazy Golf (2 miles)
Eaton Park Crazy Golf was Norwich's first crazy golf course offering 18 holes of crazy golf fun in beautiful park surroundings.
Sloughbottom Park BMX Track (2 miles)
Sloughbottom Park BMX Track A large spacious park great for kite flying, ball games and playground fun, plus a 'world class' BMX Track to lay waste to!
Eaton Park (2 miles)
Eaton Park 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!
Eaton Park Pitch and Putt (2 miles)
Eaton Park Pitch and Putt offering an 18 hole pitch and putt course to challenge your family's skills! Plus extensive adventure playground and loads of green space.
High Altitude Trampoline Park (2 miles)
High Altitude Trampoline Park is an indoor trampoline park. Bounce around on a huge bed of interconnected trampolines, dive and flip into the air bag, dodge, duck, dip, and dive during Dodgeball, and dunk some epic hoops on the bouncy dunkball area.
Dotty Pottery (2 miles)
Dotty Pottery - is a paint your own ceramic studio based at Hellesdon Barns. Create a unique gift or keepsake with Babies handprints and footprints. Paint your own piece of pottery and enjoy getting creative. Birthday Parties also available to book.
Funkys Roller Skating (2 miles)
Funkys Roller Skating A purpose built maple wood roller skating rink and amazing adventure play area which stretches over 3 floors!
Funkys (2 miles)
Funkys An amazing adventure play area which stretches over 3 floors! Plus purpose built maple wood roller skating rink too.
Highball Climbing Centre (3 miles)
Highball Climbing Centre Features the largest bouldering walls in the region, plus extensive lead and top rope climbing. Taster sessions for kids of different ages include training games, friendly tuition and full equipment. Beginners over 4 years welcome!
Brewers Fayre Broadland View (3 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
Castle Carvery (3 miles)
Castle Carvery 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!
Namco Funscape Norwich (4 miles)
Namco Funscape Norwich Tenpin bowling alley with plenty of lanes, plus Glow Bowl special effects sessions, arcade amusements and video games, pool and ping pong tables! Where's that pocket money stash?!
City of Norwich Aviation Museum (4 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.
Jump for Joy (4 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!
Bob Carter Centre (5 miles)
Bob Carter Centre A fairly wide range of pay and play activities, sports and classes including dancing, baton twirling, badminton, football, table tennis, squash, tai chi and boot camp!
Playbarn (5 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!
The Base Soft Play (5 miles)
The Base Soft Play Soft play area and other facilities for the under 6s and a farmyard area for the under 2s.
Congo Rapids Adventure Golf (6 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.
Barton House Railway (7 miles)
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 (7 miles)
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...
Wroxham Miniature Worlds (8 miles)
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.
Bewilderwood (9 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.
Wroxham Barns (9 miles)
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...
Wroxham Mini Golf (9 miles)
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!
Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden (9 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!
Ashmanhaugh Light Railway (9 miles)
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.
The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum (9 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.
Dinosaur Adventure Park (9 miles)
Dinosaur Adventure Park Come face to face with giants of the past on our dinosaur trail. Discover their amazing world. Explore the Dinosaur Trail and Neanderthal Walk. Meet the animals in the Secret Animal Garden. Plus DINOMITE, 3 levels of indoor adventure play with terrific slides!
Woodland Park Equestrian Centre (10 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!
Norfolk Tank Museum (10 miles)
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.
Hulabaloos (10 miles)
Hulabaloos Offering soft adventure play and laser blaster combat games indoors, plus high ropes assault course and outdoors playground too.
The How Hill Trust (11 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.
Bure Valley Railway (11 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.
Pettitts Adventure Park (13 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.
Blickling Hall (13 miles)
Blickling Hall Stunning stately home and grounds - the childhood 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.
Museum of the Broads (13 miles)
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...