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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Norfolk

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 315 fun things to do in Norfolk for you and the family to discover. Popular towns and places to go include Norwich, Thetford and Great Yarmouth. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 173 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Norfolk 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 Norfolk 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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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,...

Funkys

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Funky's have a purpose built maple wood roller skating rink and amazing adventure play area which stretches over 3 floors! Where better to spend a wh...

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...

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...

Redwings Horse Sanctuary Aylsham

  • Aylsham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Meet more than 50 rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules nose-to-nose at Redwings Horse Sanctuary Aylsham. Residents include real-life Black Beaut...

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...

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...

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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The Wonder Wood Children's Soft Play

  • Watton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Based in Watton, Norfolk, the Wonder Wood Children's Soft Play is a wonderful, friendly place for little adventurers (0-8 years) to play, make new fr...

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...

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...

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...

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’...

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

  • 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...

Norwich Cathedral4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • 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...

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 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...

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...

Bure Valley Railway

  • Aylsham
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Bure Valley Railway is a, fifteen inch, narrow gauge steam and diesel railway in North Norfolk which runs from Between the old market town of Ayl...

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