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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Norfolk

From the riverside beauty of The Broads, to historic places dating back more than 900 years, there’s a huge variety of fun things to do in Norfolk. 

 

Starting with Blickling Hall, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, and the legendary Norwich Castle, which has been a famous landmark since the time of the Romans, history buffs won’t have to wonder long what to do in Norfolk.   

If you feel more at ease in the countryside than at a royal palace, you should visit Holkham Hall & Woodland Play Area. Whether you’re enjoying hands-on fun at the farm, or spotting local deer on the wildlife trails, you'll have lots of memorable family days out there. 

Want to get off the beaten track? Dino-crazy kids will have a blast at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure, while BeWILDerwood will spark your imagination with an award winning, fantasy-themed forest adventure park with tree houses and zip wires. Beware - you may come across Crocklebogs, Snagglefangs and Thornyclods over there!

Take a look at the UK school holiday dates and start planning today!

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Ski slope at Suffolk Ski Centre in Ipswich

Suffolk Ski Centre

  • Ipswich
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

At Suffolk Ski Centre there's so much fun to be had with a great confidence building activity that develops the mind as well as the body. It's also a...

Machinery at The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey in Waterbeach

The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey

  • Waterbeach
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey has a lot of interactive displays suitable for young children based on the Medieval Abbey and farming. Meet Geral...

Picnic field at Long Melford Country Park

Long Melford Country Park

  • Long Melford
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Sun’s out, weather’s gorgeous and you just want to spend the day outdoor? At Melford Country Park you’ll find over 8 hectares of grassland, woodland...

Outside view of Orford Castle in Woodbridge

Orford Castle

  • Woodbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Orford Castle Come and discover one of the most complete and unusual keeps in England, dominating this charming patch of green in Suffolk. The unique...

The beach at Ingoldmells South, Skegness

Ingoldmells South Beach

  • Skegness
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Known as a caravan dwellers’ dream, this beach has long walks, plenty of room for swimming and an adventure park nearby. Do the lot at Ingoldmells So...

Three young kids playing in some leaves at Anglesey Abbey

Anglesey Abbey

  • Lode
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Enjoy a family day out in nature at Anglesey Abbey and discover 114 acres of beautiful land, just 6 miles away from Cambridge! Your adventure with th...

A man holding a baby lamb at Jimmy's Farm and Wildlife Park in Suffolk

Jimmy's Farm and Wildlife Park2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Wherstead
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

You might recognise Jimmy Doherty’s farm from the BBC documentary. This rare breed's farm is home to ponies, donkeys, chickens, rabbits, guinea pigs,...

Walking path at Clare Castle Country Park in Sudbury

Clare Castle Country Park

  • Sudbury
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Situated to the south of the picturesque, historic town of Clare, just two minutes' walk from the town centre, Clare Castle Country Park is a beautif...

Girl feeding horse at The Suffolk Punch Trust in Woodbridge

The Suffolk Punch Trust

  • Woodbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

The Suffolk Punch Trust has an array of sights and activities for all ages so families with children can make a real day out of visiting the Trust. I...

Families enjoying rides at Fantasy Island in Skegness

Fantasy Island4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Skegness
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Visitors will find an endless array of things to include on the 'most to do' list: white knuckle thrills, roller coasters, water rides, plus much enj...

Aerobics class at Kingfisher Leisure Centre Sudbury

Kingfisher Leisure Centre Sudbury

  • Sudbury
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Kingfisher Leisure Centre The leisure pool is ideal for a family visit as it not only has a nice fast flume for the big kids there's a toddler flume...

An overhead view of Jump Warriors in Lincolnshire

Jump Warriors

  • Skegness
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Fancy a day of bouncing good fun? Well then Jump Warriors in Skegness is the place to be. There’s plenty of jumping to do, from the trampoline park t...

Goat at Hardys Animal Farm in Skegness

Hardys Animal Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Skegness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Enjoy Lincolnshires friendliest day out at the award winning Hardys Animal Farm. A real life working farm set in over 7 acres of countryside and just...

Lemurs at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park in Boston

Lincolnshire Wildlife Park

  • Boston
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Home to nearly 2,000 birds, including the UK’s largest collection of parrots, it’s clear to see what’s got everyone talking at Lincolnshire Wildlife...

The dunes at Chapel St Leonards Beach, Skegness

Chapel St Leonards Beach

  • Skegness
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Swimming, walking and twitching (!) are all up for grabs here, as well as plenty of extra activities to keep the kids busy. Enjoy a day beside the se...

Strawberry at Willows Farm Fruit in Skegness

Willows Farm Fruit

  • Skegness
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Looking for a great place to go fruit picking in Lincolnshire? At Willows Farm Fruit, PYO fruits are at their best! You can find different varieties...

Mums painting at Wild Raspberry Ceramic Cafe in Chelmondiston

Wild Raspberry Ceramic Cafe

  • Chelmondiston
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

At Wild Raspberry Ceramic Cafe you can sit and paint a ceramic or textile piece, with plenty of guidance. This is a perfect activity for children and...

Inside soft play frame at Playtowers in Boston

Playtowers

  • Boston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Why not come and join in on all the fun at Playtowers Boston! Explore the furthest corners of activity, dare you climb to the top and experience the...

Bowling alleys at Boston Bowl

Boston Bowl

  • Boston
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

A day out at The Boston Bowl will have you feeling like you are living The American Dream. With 12 lanes of super bowl fun to be had shoot and score...

Families watching show at Milton Country Park

Milton Country Park

  • Milton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

TheMilton Country Park comprises 95 acres of eclectic terrain to explore based around the reclaimed gravel pits, but out of it's wilder depths there...

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