20 Best Things To Do In Bowthorpe Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Bowthorpe

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 283 fun things to do in Bowthorpe for you and the family to discover, including beaches, indoor and soft play areas and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 151 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Bowthorpe day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Bowthorpe with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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A family looking at a   treasure trail

The Norwich Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Norwich
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

It’s an age old question, one which calls for an expert detective: whodunnit?! Discover the answers on The Norwich Mystery Treasure Trail. Have you g...

Soft play area at Castle Carvery in Norwich

Castle Carvery

  • Norwich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Fun Fort at Castle Carvery is an awesome, castle themed play area with loads of features inside and out, excellent for all weathers! The indoor f...

Cafe at Namco Funscape Norwich

Namco Funscape Norwich

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Most kids really enjoy tenpin bowling especially if they're still small enough to justify using the rolling ramps and gutter guards, then they've got...

Studio of Dotty Pottery in Norwich

Dotty Pottery

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Dotty Pottery is a ceramic painting studio situated in the lovely surroundings of Hellesdon Barns. They welcome all ages and abilities with ample spa...

Outside view of Visitor Centre at Eaton Park in Norwich

Eaton Park

  • Norwich
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Eaton Park is a hidden gem, with so much more to do than you think and conveniently located close to the centre of Norwich. The enormous and always l...

Golf course at Eaton Park Pitch and Putt in Norwich

Eaton Park Pitch and Putt

  • Norwich
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Eaton Park Pitch and Putt The family oriented 18 hole pitch and putt course is great fun for older kids and those who need a bit of practice! It's si...

Mini golf course at Congo Rapids Adventure Golf in Norwich

Congo Rapids Adventure Golf

  • Norwich
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Congo Rapids Adventure Golf is jungle adventure fun for everyone! Our 18 hole adventure golf course is spectacularly themed and full of obstacles inc...

Boys racing on track at Sloughbottom Park BMX Track in Norwich

Sloughbottom Park BMX Track

  • Norwich
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Sloughbottom Park lays claim to a 'world class' BMX Track available for public use at that best of prices: free! Not only can you up and down to your...

Kids playing mini golf at Eaton Park Crazy Golf in Norwich

Eaton Park Crazy Golf

  • Norwich
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Come sun or cloud, the whole family can enjoy a morning or afternoon of fun at Eaton Park Crazy Golf . Set within the beautiful Eaton heritage park,...

People playing dodgeball at High Altitude Trampoline Park in Norwich

High Altitude Trampoline Park

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Up for some trampolining? Head to High Altitude Trampoline Park where you can jump, flip and fly on 80 wall-to-wall trampolines. And if that wasn’t e...

Bob Carter Centre

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Sports Centres

Bob Carter Centre A friendly little sports facility with plenty of active things to do, especially if you're organised and pre book! And all of it is...

Bowling lanes at Bowling House in Norwich

Bowling House

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Fancy a quiet game of bowling and a nice meal? Take the kids to the Bowling House - a kid-friendly boutique bowling alley in Norwich. It offers class...

Walk way at The Plantation Garden in Norwich

The Plantation Garden

  • Norwich
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

The Plantation Garden is peaceful, quirky and fascinating. This is a quiet little oasis in the centre of bustling Norwich to sooth and intrigue yours...

Kids at a role play doctor's office at Tots Town in Norwich

Tots Town

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Tots Town is all about preparing kids for real life—and they'll be having so much fun playing, they won't even realise they're really learning! Boast...

Lasers at Quasar Norwich

Quasar Norwich

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Quasar Norwich Painless bruiseless laser tag: the zero contact way to get the thrills of combat in a futuristic and immersive arena! You'll all be to...

City Sightseeing Norwich bus passes Norwich Castle

City Sightseeing Norwich Hop on Hop off Tour

  • Norwich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Norwich is a gem tucked away on the East coast. With 12 heritage sites, beautiful countryside and a bustling Riverside Quarter, breathe easy on a Cit...

People bouldering at Highball Climbing Centre in Norwich

Highball Climbing Centre

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Highball Climbing welcomes families and is a great location for kids to get started. This competition grade bouldering wall is the largest in East An...

Outside view of Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell

Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell is an ancient building that is packed with displays and collections that all the family will enjoy exploring! You...

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Vue Norwich

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

From the latest blockbusters to the little indie films, there's everything you're just dying to see. Jump into movie magic at Vue Norwich, where you’...

Inside view of Norwich Castle

Norwich Castle

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Norwich Castle, one of the city's most famous landmarks, was built by the Normans as a Royal Palace 900 years ago. Now a popular family friendly muse...

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