Things to do for families in Norwich

14 December 2020

Things to do for families in Norwich

Grown-ups Vs Kids?

Bowling House in Norwich have retro fun bowling, plus you can also stay for food and drink. You can even enjoy a spot of karaoke if that’s your kind of thing! There’s hours of family-fun to be had here.

Bowling House

Got me looking so crazy right now, says Beyonce

Head over to Crazy Golf at Eaton Park. You might think you’re not competitive but this 18-hole course will prove you wrong. £13 a group of 4, individuals £4.50, other group prices available.

Day out on the Broads with boat hire

We’re blessed with 125 miles of navigable waterways in The Broads. Be the captain of your own ship this summer by hiring a vessel for your crew. Prices for half a day start at £82 for up to 8 passengers. Call 01603 782207 for more details.

Broads Tours

A day on the Broads. Broads Tours

Are you ready to Roaar!?

Roarr! Dinosaur Park has opened a new ride this summer – Dippy’s Raceway (diddy dino cars along a prehistoric track) plus they have 5 live, outdoor dino shows, per day. And with 85-acres of park and woodland to enjoy there’s load of space to run around and play. Tickets: adults & children over 90cm £16.50; disabled and carers are £8.25; children under 90cm free.

Natural day out in the beautiful countryside

Pensthorpe Natural Park has to be one of the best attractions in the country offering over 700 acres of woodland walks, nature trails and lakes as well as their award winning outdoor play area, WildRootz. Tickets: Adults £12.95; Seniors & children £11.95; under 3’s free. Last admission 2.30pm.

Christmas Celebration

Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure

Outdoor adventures at Holkham Hall

Holkham offers a wonderful day out with an immense amount of things to do, find: The Walled Garden, cycle hire, a high ropes course, woodland play area, gift shop and courtyard café. You can even head down to the Holkham Beach & Nature Reserve, where you can immerse yourself in miles of sandy beaches and wildlife!

It’s a small world after all!

At Wroxham Miniature Worlds, enjoy model railways, slot car displays, Lego displays, dolls house displays and models of every type and a vintage toy area. Tickets: Adults £9.95; Seniors £8.95; children £6.95 under 5’s free.

Norwich’s secret garden

Escape the rush of the city in Norwich’s best-kept secret, the Plantation Garden. This 3 acre Grade II English Heritage registered garden is a slice of tranquillity in the heart of Norwich, offering stunning nature and wildlife for you to enjoy. Entry is £2 per adult.

Plantation Gardens

Plantation Garden

Lunch at a Goat Shed?

Yes, you heard right. Fielding Cottage’s Goat Shed got a lot bigger during lockdown when they started selling local produce to help us with our essential shopping. Now you can pop over for al fresco lunches and afternoon teas.

Holkham Hall

Cycle hire at Holkham Hall

A day at the Zoo, you can come too, too, too

The animal world is still one of the most popular days out for families and we have four exceptional zoos here in Norfolk all offering something a bit different form each other. Amazona Zoo (South America), Banham Zoo , Africa Alive  and Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens.

Vintage rail adventures

The Bure Valley Railway is a charming adventure on a steam train travelling through the Broads. Do we need to say anymore? Tickets: Adults rt £14.50; Children £7, 4’s & under free, family ticket £37 (2 adults, 2 children).


Make your trip an overnight stay

Check out the amazing accommodation in Norwich and Norfolk here.