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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Norwich

You better be ready for adventure because our list of awesome things to do in Norwich has everything from castles to magical creatures & more. Your next day out with the kids will be epic!

Probably the most famous landmark in the area is Norwich Castle, where you can discover 900 years ago of history, starting with the ferocious Normans. Want a bit more history? Pay the Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell a visit; explore exhibitions, interactive displays, and  hear stories from those that lived here a long time ago.

If you are a culture vulture, Norwich Cathedral has daily tours that will tell you all about its dramatic history through war, plague and fire. Follow the visitor trail and enjoy the chance to hear musical recitals and performances.

How about taking the castle theme into the world of softplay? Stop for a meal at the Castle Carvery and let the kids play roam free in the soft play area. Oh, and Brewers Fayre Broadland View also has a fun soft play area. 

And last but not least, jump in for a day of bouncy fun at Gravity Trampoline Park - it’s a fun thing to do for adults too!

Here are the Norfolk school holiday dates to help you with your planning. You never know when that will come in handy!

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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...

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...

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...

Market stalls by Guildhall in Curious About Norwich tour

Curious About Norwich

  • Norwich
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Curious About Norwich explores this historic and charming city in a novel way! Enjoy our walks separately, or joined them together to form one longer...

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...

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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’...

Outside view of Open in Norwich

Open

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Open offer a variety of climbing taster sessions, which are suitable for those who want to sample what climbing is like and give it a go! Their instr...

Superbowl UK Norwich

Superbowl UK Norwich

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Fancy a classic game of ten pin bowling? Score a strike with a family visit to Superbowl UK Norwich where you’ll find 14 state-of-the-art bowling lan...

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...

Outside view of Norwich Cathedral

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  • Norwich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Norwich Cathedral Take a free guided tour with the family and learn about how the Cathedral survived riot, war, plague and fire, a dramatic and engag...

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...

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...

Hollywood Bowl Norwich

Hollywood Bowl Norwich

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Quality time with the kids is best spent playing together. On your next day out, simply enjoy a game of tenpin bowling at Hollywood Bowl Norwich. Tot...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Norwich

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

A night out at the movies has a few classic ingredients: thrills, spills and an enormous bucket of popcorn! Enjoy the lot at ODEON Norwich. With 18 s...

Entrance to Norwich Puppet Theatre

Norwich Puppet Theatre

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

As well as hosting a variety of touring puppetry companies from Britain and overseas, Norwich Puppet Theatre features the best of British and interna...

Trampolines at Gravity Trampoline Park Norwich

Gravity Trampoline Park Norwich

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

If your kids have been bouncing off the wall with energy recently, let them loose in the Gravity Trampoline Park! With trampolines as far as the eye...

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 skiing at Norfolk Snowsports Club in Norwich

Norfolk Snowsports Club

  • Norwich
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

Tubing at Norfolk Snowsports Club is fantastic fun for all ages and basically involves being flung or spun down a slope in inflatable rings: whoosh!...

Whitlingham Adventure

Whitlingham Adventure

  • Norwich
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Head off the beaten track and visit Whitlingham Adventure, Norfolk. Make a splash with your family at a water sports haven that’ll keep everyone happ...

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...

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