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10 places to visit in Norwich during May half term

PUBLISHED: 15:26 23 May 2018 | UPDATED: 16:34 23 May 2018

Norwich Castle museum. Photo: Steven Asker, citizenside.com

Norwich Castle museum. Photo: Steven Asker, citizenside.com

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Looking for something to do with the little ones over half term? Why not head to one of these fantastic Norwich attractions...

NORWICH CASTLE

Founded by William the Conquerer, Norwich Castle is now open to the public as a museums and art gallery, offering tours to the dungeons and battlements. Fun for all.

NORWICH CASTLE MALL DINOSAUR EVENT

Tuesday 29th May. Free. An event where children can find some dinosaurs, become archaeologists and win some prizes.

STRANGERS’ HALL MUSEUM

A museum of Norwich history. Fun for all the family. Opens only on Wednesday 10am-4pm and Sunday 1pm-4:30pm.

CRYPTIC ESCAPE

This attraction is the first real-life escape game in Norwich. You are locked in a room for 60 minutes and you need to find a way to escape. There are three rooms: The Lab of Dr. Lev Pasted, The Haunted (minimum age 14+), and The Treasure of Green Beard.

SAINSBURY CENTRE FOR VISUAL ARTS

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts is an art gallery and museum located on the campus of the University of East Anglia. It was founded in 1979. After visiting, you could take a stroll around the UEA lake. This is free admission.

NORFOLK SNOWSPORTS CLUB

Take the kids tubing, skiing or snowboarding on a hot day and have a cool down. Includes a café so parents can relax as they watch the little ones have fun on the slopes.

SPORTSPARK

The UEA sportspark is a multi-purpose sports facility on the campus of the University of East Anglia. It contains a pool, a gym, a café, and various forms of sports courts, and also offers classes, sportscamps, courses and tasters.

WATERLOO PARK

Free for all. Visit the park where there is a football court, tennis court and the children’s splash pad. There is also a toilet and parking. It opens at 8am and closes as late as 9:15pm.

MINI GOLF (CONGO RAPIDS ADVENTURE GOLF/EATON PARK CRAZY GOLF AND PUTTING)

Congo Rapids Adventure Golf is a family-friendly attraction with a floodlit driving range, plus a putting green, adventure course and café.

Eaton Park Crazy Golf and Putting has a full 18 hole golf course and is located in a park which is full of lots of entertaining things to do and for all ages. There are things such as a model train ride, a boating lake, a children’s playground, a café and lots of other sporting activities.

GOALS SOCCER CENTRE

Get a group of friends together and have a kick about on the latest installation of the ProTurf pitch. See prices on the day as prices vary.


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