29 things to do with your children in Norfolk before they grow up
- Credit: Nick Butcher
Here’s our list of activities and days out in Norfolk to take your children to for memory-making quality time.
We are slowly but surely getting back to normality now. With restrictions easing, you can get back into the great Norfolk outdoors and make some memories with your children whilst they still let you take them anywhere. Here is a list of our recommendations of things you can do with your kids whilst they’re still young.
1. Go for a trip to Banham Zoo to see lots of interesting animals.
2. Go on the rope swing on the big tree at Bacton Woods.
3. Go rock pooling in West Runton or Weybourne.
4. Take a ride on the Joyland’s snails in Great Yarmouth.
5. Have a ramble around Holt Country Park.
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6. Go crabbing on Cromer Pier.
7. Eat classic seaside chips whilst sitting on Wells harbour.
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8. Try out the boating lake at Eaton Park.
9. Get Norfolk-made Ronaldos ice-cream on Sheringham seafront.
10. Pretend to be a T-Rex at Roaar! Dinosaur Adventure in Lenwade.
11. Go for a paddle in the ford at Letheringsett, you can even take your dogs.
12. Do some seal spotting down at Horsey beach.
13. Have a wildlife boat trip on Horsey Mere.
14. Explore BeWILDerwood in north Norfolk.
15. Ride the Poppy Line from Sheringham to Holt on the traditional steam train.
16. Go on the stand on seesaw at High Lodge.
17. Follow nature trails and woodland walks at Pensthorpe, the former home of BBC’s Springwatch.
18. Go paddle boarding along the Norfolk Broads.
19. Meet and spend an afternoon with llamas.
20. Take a trip to Wroxham Barns for lots of activities.
21. Play the role of detective on a Murder Mystery Treasure Trail at Norwich Cathedral.
22. Get creative and paint your own pottery at Dotty Pottery.
23. Play some holes at Eaton Park Crazy Golf.
24. See the world like never before at Wroxham Miniature Worlds.
25. Go pond dipping at the RSPB reserve at Strumpshaw (or out in the wild).
26. Dress up at the Elizabethan House Museum in Great Yarmouth and marvel at the stuffed squirrel tea party.
27. Explore 750m of boardwalk and a huge variety of wildlife a Ranworth Broad.
28. Visit one of the many campsites in Norfolk.
29. Greet friendly animals and feed the goats at Snettisham Park.
- If you plan any of these day trips, ensure you call ahead to book your place to avoid disappointment.