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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Fakenham

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 303 fun things to do in Fakenham 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 – 169 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Fakenham 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 Fakenham 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 little girl and her Mum at Pensthorpe Natural Park in Norfolk

Pensthorpe Natural Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Fakenham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Explore Pensthorpe Natural Park, a 700 acre park packed full of wildlife and fun family activities, plus this former home of BBC Springwatch has plen...

Disco night at Fakenham Superbowl & MegaFun

Fakenham Superbowl & MegaFun3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Fakenham
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Fakenham Superbowl and Megafun offer 6 lanes of family friendly modern tenpin for your family delectation; if you've never done it before (where have...

Map and booklet for Walsingham Treasure Trail

Walsingham Treasure Trail

  • Little Walsingham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Walsingham self-guided Treasure Trail is a perfect way to get the family out and about exploring for a couple of hours. Great for locals and visi...

Ruins of Walsingham Abbey Grounds and Museum

Walsingham Abbey Grounds and Museum

  • Little Walsingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Walsingham Abbey Grounds and Shirehall Museum The grounds of Walsingham Abbey are famous for the spectacular ruins of the mediaeval Priory and pl...

Merry go round at Thursford Collection in Fakenham

Thursford Collection4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Fakenham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Thursford Collection and associated attractions are a terrific family treat at any time of year, but this side of the country when one says Thurs...

Beach huts at Wells Next The Sea Beach

Wells Next The Sea Beach

  • Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

At Wells Next The Sea Beach swimming, sailing, windsurfing and waterskiing are popular here, and there is a beach warden May to September, and althou...

Families on miniature train at Wells and Walsingham Light Railway in Wells-next-the-Sea

Wells and Walsingham Light Railway

  • Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Visit the longest 10 and a quarter inch narrow gauge steam railway in the world at Wells and Walsingham Light Railway and see the unique Garratt loco...

Boy on swing at Holkham Hall & Woodland Play Area in Wells-next-the-Sea

Holkham Hall & Woodland Play Area5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Holkham Hall is a coastal treasure and wonderful day out for the family. Come along and channel your inner farmer or try spot the local deer on the w...

Piglets at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse in Dareham

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Dereham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

At Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse you can enjoy a fascinating journey through the story of rural Norfolk. With a thrilling woodland adventure playgro...

Kids on soft play frame at Playland in Wells Next The Sea

Playland

  • Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At Playland the play area is bright, colourful and safe and fun for even the smallest child. It is thoughtfully designed to allow children every oppo...

Person with dog at Holkham Beach in Wells Next The Sea

Holkham Beach

  • Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Beaches

Holkham Beach is three miles long and, at low tide, half a mile deep in fine sand. A beach for simple activities such as sandcastle building or kite...

Sunset at Bircham Windmill in Kings Lynn

Bircham Windmill

  • Kings Lynn
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Standing in the heart of Norfolk's undulating fields, Bircham Windmill now looks as it did over 100 years ago. At that time over 300 mills ground cor...

Seal at Bishops Boats Seal Trips in Blakeney

Bishops Boats Seal Trips

  • Blakeney
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Enjoy a seal trip with Bishop's Boats Seal Trips to see the seals in their natural environment, basking on Blakeney Point. You will see the Seals, or...

Dirt trail in Holt Country Park

Holt Country Park

  • Holt
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Pretty splendid views of this Green Flag Award winning park can be seen from the observation tower so it's worth taking a camera and the small visito...

Ruins of Castle Acre Priory in Kings Lynn

Castle Acre Priory

  • Kings Lynn
  • Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Castle Acre Priory can be a great trip out with kids, with an evocative fortress to explore alongside gores grounds populated with barn owls, little...

Seniors at Strikes in Dereham

Strikes

  • Dereham
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Strikes Whether you're a first-timer, an established league player or a seasoned pro, ten pin bowling at Strikes is always an action packed and fun d...

Baby doing hand clay print at Doodle Pots Ceramic Cafe in Holt

Doodle Pots Ceramic Cafe

  • Holt
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

At Doodle Pots Ceramic Cafe plan your design, choose your prints and get doodling! Don't worry, it's easy, no artistic ability is necessary. There ar...

A view of the dunes at Cley Beach, Cley next the Sea

Cley Beach

  • Cley next the Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

This little seaside spot is known for exceptional views, but what else would you expect from a Norfolk Wildlife Trust nature reserve? Natural beauty...

Holt Woodland Archery and Air Guns

Holt Woodland Archery and Air Guns

  • Holt
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Ever wanted to have a go at archery or shooting air guns? At Holt Woodland Archery and Air Guns in Holt you can experience both in a family-friendly...

A view of Brancaster Beach, Brancaster

Brancaster Beach

  • Brancaster
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

It’s been officially recognised as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty but what makes this beach stand out is the half-buried wreck of the SS Vina....

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