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

Best Things To Do & Days Out In Waxham

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 208 fun things to do in Waxham for you and the family to discover, including beaches, tourist attractions and indoor and soft play areas.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 99 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Waxham 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 Waxham 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!

  1. A view of Waxham Beach, Waxham

    Waxham Beach

    Waxham

    BeachesBeaches

    This beach is known as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, but more importantly as a fantastic spot for spotting seal pups! Come and pay these cut...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 0.4 miles from Waxham
  2. A view of Sea Palling Beach, Sea Palling

    Sea Palling Beach

    Sea Palling

    BeachesBeaches

    This is a bit of an unexpected gem with nine offshore reefs which were all manmade. As such it’s great for swimming - that is if you dare to get in!...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 1 mile from Waxham
  3. A view of Horsey Beach, Horsey

    Horsey Beach

    Horsey

    BeachesBeaches

    This is one of the wildest spots on the Norfolk coast with unspoilt beaches, enormous sand dunes and cracking views. Bring your camera for a day at H...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 1.5 miles from Waxham
  4. Carvel-built Broads boat on the Horsey Gap and River Trip

    Horsey Gap and River Trip

    Horsey

    Tours and River CruisesTours and River Cruises

    Treat yourselves to a delightfully peaceful adventure under the watchful eye of Mr Warrell and well welcomed aboard the Lady Ann: a traditional woode...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 2.2 miles from Waxham
  5. Three people on a slide at BeWILDerwood in Norfolk Top Pick

    BeWILDerwood

    Wroxham

    Theme Parks and FunfairsTheme Parks and Funfairs

    Crocklebog, Snagglefang, Thornyclod! If you’re not sure what any of those mean, you’re well overdue a visit to the place where imagination is king. W...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 8.3 miles from Waxham
  6. Boat at Museum of the Broads in Stalham

    Museum of the Broads

    Stalham

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    The Museum of the Broads is a fascinating collection of vintage boating related items and thoughtful exhibits on the area's social and economic relat...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 4.2 miles from Waxham
  7. A view of Happisburgh Beach, Happisburgh

    Happisburgh Beach

    Happisburgh

    BeachesBeaches

    Home to an iconic red and white lighthouse which dates way back to 1791, this is a classic beach with all the trimmings. Climb the 96 steps at Happis...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.4 miles from Waxham
  8. A view of Winterton-on-Sea Beach, Winterton-on-Sea

    Winterton on Sea Beach

    Winterton-on-Sea

    BeachesBeaches

    Nature fans from all over come here to see seriously adorable seals. During the winter months, mother seals come ashore to give birth to their pups m...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 5.3 miles from Waxham
  9. Aerial view of The How Hill Trust in Ludham

    The How Hill Trust

    Ludham

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    The How Hill Trust is primarily an environmental education facility working with school groups. They also offer adult courses and residential courses...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 5.9 miles from Waxham
  10. A view of the sea at Walcott Beach, Walcott

    Walcott Beach

    Walcott

    BeachesBeaches

    With its beautiful stretch of sand and sloping seawall, the locals see this as a testament to the battle between man and sea. If you ask us though, i...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 6.4 miles from Waxham
  11. Mini golf course at Lost World Adventure Golf in Hemsby

    Lost World Adventure Golf

    Hemsby

    Crazy GolfCrazy Golf

    Lost World Adventure Golf is a stunning 9 hole, dinosaur themed mini golf course, with Aztec waterfall and other mesmerising water features that will...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 6.6 miles from Waxham
  12. People playing mini golf at Stonehenge Mini Golf in Great Yarmouth

    Stonehenge Mini Golf

    Great Yarmouth

    Crazy GolfCrazy 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 f...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 6.6 miles from Waxham
  13. Kids in soft play frame at MB's Funhouse in Hemsby

    MB's Funhouse

    Hemsby

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Fab for for free at MB's Funhouse! Fantastic indoor Soft Play Area with separate Toddler Zone. Astra Slides and Cargo nets, ball pits and Twisty stuf...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 6.6 miles from Waxham
  14. A view of Hemsby Beach, Hemsby

    Hemsby Beach

    Hemsby

    BeachesBeaches

    Large, grassy sand dunes and plenty of sheltered spots make this the perfect beach for sunbathing. Bring a book and a bucket and spade at Hemsby Beac...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 6.9 miles from Waxham
  15. A view of Bacton Beach, Bacton

    Bacton Beach

    Bacton

    BeachesBeaches

    Who here loves seal pups? Bring a bucket and spade, pack a picnic and hope to see a few of these adorable sea creatures at Bacton Beach. This is a sa...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 7.2 miles from Waxham
  16. Rocket at The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum in Norwich

    The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum

    Norwich

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum Enter the atmospheric 'Cold War' operations room which during the 1970's would have housed seventy operational perso...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 7.4 miles from Waxham
  17. A view of Scratby Beach, Scratby

    Scratby Beach

    Scratby

    BeachesBeaches

    Grab the kids, some suncream and a bucket and spade for a day full of seaside fun. Just keep those fingers crossed for good weather at Scratby Beach....

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 8 miles from Waxham
  18. People trekking on horse riding at Willow Farm Riding School in Great Yarmouth

    Willow Farm Riding School

    Great Yarmouth

    Horse Riding and StablesHorse Riding and Stables

    BHS approvedWillow Farm Riding School is a training focussed facility which does not offer hacking or trips, but a variety of extremely well mannered...

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 8.1 miles from Waxham
  19. A view of California Beach, Great Yarmouth

    California Beach

    California

    BeachesBeaches

    The locals like to call this beach, ‘A little slice of California in Norfolk!’ While we wouldn’t go that far, it is a lovely sandy spot, so see what...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 8.4 miles from Waxham
  20. People on horse back at Woodland Park Equestrian Centre in South Walsham

    Woodland Park Equestrian Centre

    South Walsham

    Horse Riding and StablesHorse Riding and Stables

    Woodland Park Equestrian Centre offer friendly and professional riding lessons for the whole family. Experience your first introduction to horse ridi...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 8.5 miles from Waxham

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