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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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,...

Night ice skating arena at Funkys in Norwich

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 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...

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...

Pony at Redwings Horse Sanctuary Aylsham

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 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...

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...

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...

Ball pit at The Wonder Wood

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...

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...

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...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

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...

Outside view of Norwich Cathedral

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

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...

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...

Train at Bure Valley Railway in Aylsham

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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